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Un-biased Analysis of India’s 2019 General Elections by Dr. Milan Vaishnav

Un-biased Analysis of India’s 2019 General Elections by Dr. Milan Vaishnav

HOUSTON: On March 30, 2019, members of Houston’s Indian community gathered at India House for a lecture on Indian politics and the upcoming general elections, organized by Foundation for India Studies. The lecture, presented by Dr. Milan Vaishnav, head of South Asian Studies at the Carnegie Institute for International Peace, Washington,D.C, and a former Houstonian, […]

‘Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP’: PM sets tone for 2019 polls at BJP meet

‘Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP’: PM sets tone for 2019 polls at BJP meet

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi  on Sunday gave a clarion call to BJP workers with the slogan “Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP ” and targeted the opposition’s “opportunistic efforts” to form a “mahagathbandhan” at the party’s national executive meeting in New Delhi. Giving the slogan of ‘Ajay Bharat, Atal Bhajapa’ (Invincible India, firm BJP), Modi exuded confidence that […]

PM Modi, Amit Shah lay foundation stone for new BJP headquarters in New Delhi

PM Modi, Amit Shah lay foundation stone for new BJP headquarters in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by other Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders, laid the foundation for the ruling party’s new headquarters in Delhi on Thursday. BJP national president Amit Shah was also present at the event, as the PM laid the foundation stone for the 70-room building on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg in the national capital. The […]

Optimism, Politics and Business Mingle at BJP Outreach

Optimism, Politics and Business Mingle at BJP Outreach

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Pride brimmed over as both the speakers and the audience broke into shouts of Bharat mata ki jai (victory to Mother India) after singing the Indian National Anthem. The young emcee, Abiya Malhotra, spoke warmly in Hindi as she welcomed the audience of around 80 people who wanted to hear about […]

Why BJP Lost to Aam Aadmi Party

Why BJP Lost to Aam Aadmi Party

By Krishan Gupta Arvind Kejriwal, who rebuilt the Aam Aadmi Party after it’s mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, realized that BJP’s resorting to a negative campaign reduced the party to single digits in the 70-member assembly. A confused and divided BJP, which was riding high following the landslide victory in the 2014 Lok […]