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Jumana Shah

  • Of Narendra Modi and his digital presence

    Digital presence This has been Modi’s main thrust area, where he is miles ahead of other politicians. With a lethal combination of first movers’ advantage and aggressive strategy, Modi has rightly been dubbed an online phenomenon.

    Monday, 12 May 2014 - 7:28pm
  • Lok Sabha elections: Will AAP wean away all fence-sitter votes in Gujarat?

    With a day to go for polling, there is a loose cannon out in the battlefield whose momentum and direction is emerging a mysterious threat to existing players. This is the Aam Aadmi Party with its 24 candidates on 26 seats. Even as there appears to be a consensus that none of these candidates is...

    Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 7:20pm
  • Devusinh Chauhan vows Hindu-Muslim amity

    BJP candidate squarely blames Congress for pursuing vote-bank politics & dividing society on religious lines

    Monday, 21 April 2014 - 8:22pm
  • Battle-hardened BJP patriarch braces for a crucial poll fight

    Advani seeks re-election from state capital for fifth straight time — albeit ‘reluctantly’

    Thursday, 3 April 2014 - 7:39pm
  • It's Narendra Rawat versus Narendra Modi in Vadodara

    BJP, which has represented the city four times in the Lok Sabha, has an upper hand in namesake contest

    Friday, 21 March 2014 - 7:45am
  • A scientific approach to nation-building

    For several decades now, India is touted as the next super power, but somehow, we don’t quite get there. With elections slated in about a couple of months from now, this debate - broken down into specific issues – forms the core political agenda. Unfortunately, though political noises provide few...

    Monday, 3 March 2014 - 8:07pm
  • Self-defence can save women from street attacks

    ‘Rape’, the much-dreaded word, was brought alive in its stark reality on primetime television by Aamir Khan in Satyamev Jayate on Sunday morning as anyone familiar with the system will concede that women’s safety in India is a serious concern. As the shocking Delhi rape in December 2012 showed that...

    Monday, 3 March 2014 - 7:48pm
  • Ahmedabad: From Pols to Societies

    Popular author and humourist Tarak Mehta talks about the slow and constant change the city has witnessed.

    Wednesday, 26 February 2014 - 7:57pm
  • Not knowing mother-tongue well is like creating an anchor-less society: Experts

    Claim language experts who say teaching immaculate Gujarati right from the primary level should be made mandatory in all schools.

    Friday, 21 February 2014 - 8:31pm
  • Can Ahmedabad ever become a smart city?

    Downtown Ahmedabad is all set to get a new definition in coming months. Two projects of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), Bhadra Fort revitalisation and Sabarmati riverfront, will give the rapidly urbanising city what it very badly needs — public space with a distinct historical and...

    Monday, 10 February 2014 - 9:30pm