Reading Bihar

Reading Bihar

Opinion polls seem broadly correct about the coming election.... Continue Reading »

Pacing reforms

Pacing reforms

The PM’s strategy is right for the present.... Continue Reading »

Wasted wisdom

Wasted wisdom

Amiya Bagchi’s warnings to the CPI-M come late in the day.... Continue Reading »

Quota crisis

Quota crisis

The Patels’ agitation for reservation is completely wrong-headed.... Continue Reading »

Race against time

Race against time

The prime minister cannot give in to obstructionism.... Continue Reading »

Blood-suckers

Blood-suckers

The Congress party and the vampire tradition go together.... Continue Reading »

The right way

The right way

The PM’s actions speak louder than words.... Continue Reading »

Family versus country

Family versus country

By spearheading the parliamentary shutdown, the Nehru-Gandhis are working against India’s interests.... Continue Reading »

Embattled PM

Embattled PM

This is a learning and consolidation phase for Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

Hold-up

Hold-up

Sushma Swaraj may consider stepping down for the PM’s sake.... Continue Reading »

Disruptive China

Disruptive China

India can never be friends with its giant northern neighbour.... Continue Reading »

Hate versus hate

Hate versus hate

The Yakub Memon case exhibits the toxicity of narrow articulations.... Continue Reading »

Dysfunction & India

Dysfunction & India

The Congress is holding up economic recovery.... Continue Reading »

Wrong move

Wrong move

The CPI-M would be better off without Somnath Chatterjee.... Continue Reading »

Go long

Go long

Pakistan will take years to mend and contain.... Continue Reading »

Spoilers

Spoilers

A reform-minded prime minister faces an opposition steeped in the negative politics of the 1970s.... Continue Reading »

Learn to fish

Learn to fish

Germany is the way to go, not Greece.... Continue Reading »

Be sensible

Be sensible

There is no need to hype Narendra Modi’s meeting with Nawaz Sharief.... Continue Reading »

On the sly

On the sly

India must stealthily overcome Pakistan’s blackmail and terror tactics.... Continue Reading »

Begone

Begone

The country will get a new life when the Congress dynasty ends.... Continue Reading »

Absent intelligence

Absent intelligence

A. S. Dulat’s memoirs won’t be the first or last of its kind. The spotlight must turn on deeper problems of the covert services.... Continue Reading »

Empress

Empress

The more things change, the more they remain the same for J. Jayalalitha.... Continue Reading »

No hope

No hope

The Congress does not think much of Rahul Gandhi’s political ventures.... Continue Reading »

Way to go

Way to go

Ignoring the attacks, Prime Minister Modi must soldier on.... Continue Reading »

Emergency? Not again

Emergency? Not again

L. K. Advani’s ambitions have run ahead of good sense and propriety.... Continue Reading »