Aditi Phadnis

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Can History Repeat Itself?

Can History Repeat Itself?

Rediff.com6 days ago

Electoral setbacks and thwarted ambition can have an unpredictable effect on leaders,, observes Aditi Phadnis.

Ramoji Rao, The Telugu Colossus

Ramoji Rao, The Telugu Colossus

Rediff.com10 Jun 2024

Ramoji Rao lived as the interface between business and politics and was an active participant in both for most of his remarkable life.

Modi 3.0: Allies' Pressure Will Differ

Modi 3.0: Allies' Pressure Will Differ

Rediff.com10 Jun 2024

While the coalition will not be unstable because of pressures, the effort from partners will be to constantly remind the central government and the BJP how much it is dependent on them.

Why MVA Won 30 Seats In Maharashtra

Why MVA Won 30 Seats In Maharashtra

Rediff.com5 Jun 2024

'The people preferred Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar...'

Sikkim Awaits 'Golay Ke Nau Guarantee'

Sikkim Awaits 'Golay Ke Nau Guarantee'

Rediff.com3 Jun 2024

'These include economic prosperity, a promising future for youth, empowerment for women, a thriving society, robust healthcare, quality education, elevated living standards, agricultural prosperity, and robust social security coupled with effective governance.'

What Will Sikkim Reveal On June 2?

What Will Sikkim Reveal On June 2?

Rediff.com31 May 2024

Ahead of this election, the alliance between the BJP and the SKM had broken down. One reason is the fear that like Article 370, Article 371F might also be changed.

'BJP Sent Maliwal On A Mission To Entangle Kejriwal'

'BJP Sent Maliwal On A Mission To Entangle Kejriwal'

Rediff.com29 May 2024

'I have no doubt that when she was prevented from meeting Kejriwal, she felt humiliated.'

Will Andhra Pradesh Follow Odisha Model?

Will Andhra Pradesh Follow Odisha Model?

Rediff.com16 May 2024

Will Andhra Pradesh follow the Odisha model, voting differently in Lok Sabha and assembly elections? Or will Odisha follow Andhra Pradesh, voting in new faces in both?

'Will BJP Abolish Reservations?'

'Will BJP Abolish Reservations?'

Rediff.com14 May 2024

'In Western UP, last time a lot of Dalits voted for the BJP.' 'This time, there is a rethink among Dalits about the extent of their support for the BJP.'

'This Election Captures The Evolution Of India From 2014 To 2024'

'This Election Captures The Evolution Of India From 2014 To 2024'

Rediff.com4 May 2024

'2019 was fought on delivery. But in 2024, you can see the before and after effects.'

Can This Techie Win Thiruvanathapuram?

Can This Techie Win Thiruvanathapuram?

Rediff.com21 Apr 2024

Whether Rajeev Chandrasekhar wins or not, Thiruvananthapuram will likely never see such an interesting contest again.

'A prime minister should take the country forward'

'A prime minister should take the country forward'

Rediff.com19 Apr 2024

'The prime minister took a meeting recently and he asked for suggestions and ideas for a plan till 2047.'

'We Will Be Voting For Gadkari, Not BJP'

'We Will Be Voting For Gadkari, Not BJP'

Rediff.com17 Apr 2024

'We don't believe in the BJP. But the Congress has no main leader who is credible.'

BJP Invites World Parties To Witness Festival Of Democracy

BJP Invites World Parties To Witness Festival Of Democracy

Rediff.com15 Apr 2024

In the first such initiative, the Bharatiya Janata Party has invited the ruling and Opposition parties from around the world to witness the Lok Sabha elections in India first-hand.

When Will Kejriwal Government Fall?

When Will Kejriwal Government Fall?

Rediff.com11 Apr 2024

For someone who is such an indefatigable litigant, what is stopping Mr Saxena from using the law to depose Mr Kejriwal? Maybe we will get the answer after May 25, notes Aditi Phadnis.

Amritsar No Cakewalk For Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Amritsar No Cakewalk For Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Rediff.com1 Apr 2024

Barring 2004 and 2009 when Navjot Singh Sidhu won the Amritsar seat as a BJP MP and 1998 when Daya Singh Sodhi from BJP was elected as the MP, it has essentially a Congress bastion.

What's BJP's Game Plan In Haryana?

What's BJP's Game Plan In Haryana?

Rediff.com30 Mar 2024

When the assembly election comes around later this year with Nayab Singh Saini, from the OBCs, at the helm, the sense of victimhood non-Jats feel will propel the BJP into power again, predicts Aditi Phadnis.

Out of power in Telangana, BRS eyes LS elections for redemption

Out of power in Telangana, BRS eyes LS elections for redemption

Rediff.com19 Mar 2024

With the Congress in power in the state and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) snapping at its heels, the BRS is now fighting an existential battle.

Danger to Sukhu government in Himachal is by no means over

Danger to Sukhu government in Himachal is by no means over

Rediff.com14 Mar 2024

The BJP in Himachal has its own problems. But it is not a party that sits around twiddling its thumbs.

Why BJP leaders will fight on JD-S ticket in Karnataka

Why BJP leaders will fight on JD-S ticket in Karnataka

Rediff.com12 Mar 2024

This strategy was discussed when Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently visited Mysuru to discuss the BJP's Lok Sabha plan, reports Aditi Phadnis.

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