Insight Delhi

Akalis give up on BJP-Punjab Perspective

Faced with diminishing returns from the National Democratic Alliance, NDA, the Shiromani Akali Dal has ended its long partnership with the BJP. Ostensibly, the move comes in the wake of the Narendra Modi dispensation’s decision to persist with the so-called farm sector reforms despite widespread opposition from the farming community. The Akali Dal leaders, the […]

State of the States

#Advantage Congress in Punjab

#Advantage Congress in Punjab There is turmoil in two leading regional political parties of the adjoining states of Punjab and Haryana. In Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal, which till the other day was in power in the state, is facing a rebellion by influential elements. In neighboring Haryana, there is a feud in the Chautala […]