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Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Smriti Kak Ramachandran


Smriti covers an intersection of politics and governance. Having spent over a decade in journalism, she combines old fashioned leg work with modern story telling tools.

articles by Smriti Kak Ramachandran (723 results)
Apr 10, 2019 06:37
Bhupender Yadav, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary in charge of Bihar and Gujarat, spoke to Hindustan Times about the party’s recently released manifesto. read more
Apr 09, 2019 03:20
The manifesto also talks about abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and annulling Article 35A which provides special rights and privileges to the permanent residents of the state. read more
Apr 08, 2019 14:14
Teams across operational centres in Menlo Park, India, Dublin and Singapore scan videos, audio and the written word while India’s elections get underway. read more
Apr 01, 2019 00:05
Speaking to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, farmers, traders and watchmen, the PM said he has tried to deliver on the promise of punishing those accused of corruption, but he needed more time to bring them to justice. read more
Mar 30, 2019 06:36
As was done in the run up the 2014 election that saw BJP emerge victorious with 31% of the total vote share; these campaigns to support Modi and the BJP are being anchored by the overseas friends of the Bharatiya Janata Party (OFBJP), which has chapters... read more
Mar 24, 2019 11:41
In 2019, the electoral battle in many ways seems to be a replay of 2014. read more
Mar 24, 2019 07:57
As the Lok Sabha electoral race gathers pace, demand for chartered planes and helicopters to fly around candidates and their political paraphernalia is rising rapidly read more
Mar 24, 2019 07:54
UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s campaign for the Lok Sabha elections next month will include a strong Hindutva pitch and showcase BJP government’s development initiatives, according to functionaries in the party who asked not to be named. read more
Mar 21, 2019 19:54
Among the contestants who found their names on the list were party president Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, Rajnath Singh from Lucknow and Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur. read more
Mar 21, 2019 05:25
In an interview, Sunil Deodhar said although PM Modi is popular in the southern state, there is a vacuum in terms of BJP’s leadership in Andhra Pradesh read more
Mar 20, 2019 06:36
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and social media intermediaries on Tuesday agreed to draft a code of ethics for the industry in the next 24 hours after being asked to do so by the Election Commission (EC). read more
Mar 17, 2019 22:32
Manohar Parrikar joined the Sangh during his final years of schooling. During his years at IIT Mumbai, he came in contact with Seshadri Chari, who was then in-charge of students at the premier engineering institute read more
Mar 17, 2019 07:51
In 2014, the BJP made inroads into Kerala, which sends 20 members to the Lok Sabha, by increasing its vote-share from a little over 6% in 2009 to 10.6%.The party was edged out by the LDF even though the state has the highest number of shakhas run by... read more
Mar 14, 2019 23:40
The affidavit was in response to a petition filed by the CPI (M) questioning the law that permits “unlimited and anonymous” corporate funding of elections by way of electoral bonds. read more
Mar 13, 2019 07:16
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat criticised some economic policies of the government in 2017, nudging the government to come out with policies to help small businesses. read more