The lockdown challenge and how the poor need to cope with education

educationNew Delhi, May 08: One of the sectors that has been worst hit by the nation-wide lockdown is the education sector. Exams have been postponed and in many cases results have been delayed.

While in the cities, many managements have ensured that learning continues online, the big challenge is for the poorest of poor and in the rural areas.

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PM Modi’s communication skills have been critical in the fight against COVID-19

pmmodi-speech1New Delhi, Apr 24: Communication is key in these times and Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has got it right during his addresses to the nation.

The lockdown was extremely important to contain the spread of coronavirus and over the past few weeks another positive trend that we have noticed is the increasing consultation between the Centre and the states, says leading political scientist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri.

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Uddhav’s in-experience, political distancing of Shiv Sena defeating fight against coronavirus

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Udhav Thackeray, Inset pic: Dr Sandeep Shastri

New Delhi, Apr 24: Maharashtra is facing one of its worst crisis in handling the coronavirus spread. The state tops the national number and the spread of the infection in Dharavi, Asia”s largest slum is not making matters easy either.

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Is Scindia’s resignation an isolated case or the start of a procession?

jscindia-mnThe Congress seems to be unable to come out of its stupor. Given the resignation of Jyotiraditya Scindia, it’s only natural to think that many other leaders will follow suit.

Bengaluru: Do we see the resignation of Jyotiraditya Scindia as a case in isolation or is it the start of a procession in the Congress?

There is already talk that the likes of Sachin Pilot and Milind Deora may follow suit, although both have denied such claims. In Scindia, the Congress lost one of its most prominent faces and this makes it clear that the party is in doldrums and it is highly doubtful that it would be able to pull itself out of this slump anytime soon.

MyNation caught up with leading psephologist, Dr Sandeep Shastri to discuss the ongoing political crisis. He says that these incidents only go on to show the volume of drift within the Congress.

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Kejriwal vs Modi: Is it time for AAP to stick its finger in the national pie

modi-kejriwalNew Delhi, Feb 13: Will Arvind Kejriwal be Narendra Modi’s challenger in 2024. There are a good four years away for the next national election, but there is already talk that Kejriwal would be the face of the Opposition in the 2024 elections.

While the AAP would already be nurturing its national ambition, leading psephologist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri feels that Kejriwal should not dip his finger in the national pie now.

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Delhi: Close contests result of straight fights, Congress has become irrelevant: Dr. Shastri

aap-bjpNew Delhi, Feb 11: It is certain that the Aam Admi Party is returning to power in Delhi. Most of the contests have been a close one.

Why have the margins been so close. To explain all of this, OneIndia caught up with leading political scientist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri.

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Delhi elections will not be about NRC, citizenship law

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CAA prostests, Inset pic: Dr Sandeep Shashtri

New Delhi, Jan 21: The elections in Delhi are round the corner and the battle promises to be an interesting one. The question is whether the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will return with a similar mandate as it did in 2015 or will it lose the battle to the BJP.

Leading psephologist, Dr Sandeep Shastri speaks with OneIndia about the trends in Delhi and who has their nose ahead in the elections. He says that looking at the recent trends, it is clear that the voter is making a distinction between national and state elections.

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The significance of J P Nadda and what will he bring to the table

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From Left: JP Nadda, new BJP President Inset: Dr Sandeep Shastri

New Delhi, Jan 21: In a major event held on Monday, J P Nadda took over the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was the working president before he took over the top post in the party from Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

What is the significance of Nadda taking over the party chief. Let us hear it from leading political scientist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri.

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An impressive BJP and a hopelessly divided Congress: Analysing the Karnataka by-poll

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Inset pic: Dr Sandeep Shastri

Bengaluru, Dec 09: The thumping win by the BJP has ensured that it would continue to rule in Karnataka with a majority. Karnataka, no doubt has a history of electing the party in power during a by-election.

However, the fact here is that the Congress has yet proven that in Karnataka no one defeats the party, but it ends up defeating itself.

Maharashtra: The lessons for the BJP to learn

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Inset pic: Dr Sandeep Shastri

New Delhi, Nov 28: After much drama in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress will form the government with Uddhav Thackeray at the helm of affairs. One would say that the BJP would have been better off had it not staked a claim to form the government.

The early morning swearing-in by Devendra Fadnavis turned out to be a misadventure, as he was unable to muster up the numbers. There are some lessons for the BJP to learn from this incident.

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