Winners & losers - 1

Winners & losers - 1

This year has been unforgiving for politicians who lost their way, and provoked some upsets.... Continue Reading »

One man standing

One man standing

Anarchy faces India without Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

Without a compass

Without a compass

The Indian ship of state has no leader, and few appear to care.... Continue Reading »

Taken at the flood

Taken at the flood

India would have to get tougher with the United States on the Devyani Khobragade case.... Continue Reading »

...come home to roost

...come home to roost

The Devyani Khobragade incident is about unequal India-United States’ relations.... Continue Reading »

Crushing legacy

Crushing legacy

As China bares its fangs, India stands exposed.... Continue Reading »

The conspiracy

The conspiracy

Narendra Modi’s rise threatens venal politicians as well as imperial powers.... Continue Reading »

Now or never

Now or never

Stay focussed on getting India a decisive and visionary prime minister.... Continue Reading »

The Modi way

The Modi way

The Bharatiya Janata Party has a lot to thank its star campaigner for, and must further empower his genius.... Continue Reading »

Nemesis is here

Nemesis is here

Year 2014 belongs to Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

India-Pakistan ties.

India-Pakistan ties.

Narendra Modi has limited room for manoeuvre on the Kashmir issue.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...8

The party begins...8

With Narendra Modi’s elevation, the Bharatiya Janata Party has rebooted itself.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...7

The party begins...7

A power-obsessed Congress has committed hara-kiri.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...6

The party begins...6

Political infirmity is no worse than having strength without vision.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...5

The party begins...5

Continuing the series with the focus on the Telugu Desam and the National Conference.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...4

The party begins...4

It doesn’t look good for either Prakash Karat or Mayawati in 2014.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...3

The party begins...3

A benign but strong Centre can weaken regionalism.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...2

The party begins...2

Continuing with the report card of the major political parties ahead of the general elections.... Continue Reading »

The party begins...1

The party begins...1

Rating the principal political formations as the polls get underway.... Continue Reading »

A new beginning?

A new beginning?

India’s rise will stabilize South Asia.... Continue Reading »

Low life

Low life

The Congress cannot take the heat of the political blowback.... Continue Reading »

No second chance.

No second chance.

India needs urgent foreign-policy reinvention.... Continue Reading »

The phoney war

The phoney war

The United States and Pakistan are working at cross-purposes in AfPak, affecting Indian interests.... Continue Reading »

The plot

The plot

A clear attempt was made on the life of Narendra Modi in Patna.... Continue Reading »

What went wrong?

What went wrong?

Sardar Patel was the greatest prime minister India never had.... Continue Reading »