Rahul Gandhi's 'shallow-minded politics' is being liked by China and Pakistan: Amit Shah

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘shallow-minded politics’ is being liked by China and Pakistan: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of doing “ochhi rajniti…
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The politics of language, put to the test

A quantitative text analysis of all programmes for government since 1997 reveals that, on the whole, the 2020 document has internalised changing voter demands We are prisoners of the words we use, so we’d better choose them wisely. That’s a play on a quote by Giovanni Sartori, the late Italian political scientist, who specialised in the study of democratisation and comparative politics. The context of the quote was his concern with concept stretching. This is what happens when political scientists overstretch the use of a term, such that it becomes meaningless. Populism is arguably one… While commentators enthusiastically welcomed the formation of this government, few of them asked the hard questions about its largely aspirational programme. Sinn Féin will be very satisfied with the outcome Just as Michael Collins had to compromise on Ireland’s independence, Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin have taken a pragmatic view of how the two Civil War parties can work together in this new coalition A proposed amendment to the Constitution is not a practical solution and could have unintended consequences
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Malawi’s new president says ventured into politics in answer to God’s call

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera is a former evangelical preacher who says he ventured…
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