Lalit Shastri

Lalit Shastri

Lalit Shastri is an Indian journalist, editor, environmentalist and a wildlife film maker

Opposition parties fall in line and support quota for economically weaker sections

Prime Minister Modi's move to go for 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections cutting across religious lines in government jobs and educational institutions is being described…

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In Madhya Pradesh, BJP and Congress battle it out over 'Vande Mataram'

BJP asserts that the banning of the song 'Vande Mataram' by the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is like treason and an insult to the nation

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The Rath Yatra controversy and BJP’s stakes in West Bengal

BJP's Rath Yatra is aimed at building public opinion against illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. BJP views it as a serious issue and the main reason leading to distress among Bengal's youth.

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Tightrope walk for Kamal Nath in Madhya Pradesh

During electioneering, the Madhya Pradesh party chieftains had sunk their differences to give a united fight to the BJP

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Curtain comes down on BJP rule in Hindi heartland states

Anti-incumbency, unemployment, long-term impact of demonetisation, drawbacks in GST and poor governance are also factors that have cost the BJP dear.

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Poll results fairly unpredictable

Politicians belonging to the two major claimants for power in Madhya Pradesh – BJP and Congress – are feeling the shivers down their spine, with December 11, the day for counting of votes, just…

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Assembly elections 2018: Congress banking on anti-incumbent sentiment in Madhya Pradesh

In the Madhya Pradesh Assembly election, while the BJP is not leaving a single stone unturned to return to power for the fourth time in a row, the Congress also is using every tactic to turn the…

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In final run-up to MP elections, war of words intensifies between Congress and BJP

Leaders from both sides – BJP and Congress – are following the no-holds-barred approach when it comes to lashing out at each other.

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Assembly elections: Third force remains a mirage - BJP and Congress main contenders in MP

Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress are fighting their own battles during the final lap of electioneering before polling on November 28. Their immediate crisis is linked to the rebel factor.

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Assembly elections 2018: Ticket tangle and third force in Madhya Pradesh

Sapaks Party is projecting itself as a third force in MP's electoral politics. Its claim notwithstanding, the Samajwadi Party, and Bahujan Samaj Party are also in the fray.

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BJP, Congress caught in quagmire of ticket distribution ahead of Assembly polls

While the BJP is desperately trying to plug the possibility of a backlash from a large number of rebel candidates, the warring camps in the Congress party are making it difficult for the party…

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Anti-incumbency stares BJP in the face in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is confronted with double anti-incumbency in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, whereas the major opposition Congress has been left alone in the two central Indian…

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