RSS without BJP

RSS without BJP

This is the time for the organization to reinvent itself, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Targeting Karat

Targeting Karat

To balance the rightward lurch in mainstream politics, India more than ever needs the Left, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

History's lonely call

History's lonely call

This is Manmohan Singh's great opportunity to redeem himself as prime minister, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Get real, Mr Karat

Get real, Mr Karat

There are grave threats to India from the Af-Pak crisis, and the better that we soon come to grips with it, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Act of faith

Act of faith

If voters are not to be betrayed, the next PM must be from the Lok Sabha, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Prime minister Karat?

Prime minister Karat?

Ah, why not, considering the way the CPI-M general secretary is setting the poll agenda, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Establishment hypocrisy

Establishment hypocrisy

This general election has exposed the bias against Mayawati and outsiders to politics, argues N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Shammers & statesmen

Shammers & statesmen

Barack Obama, Manmohan Singh, A.B.Vajpayee and P.V.Narasimha Rao are different sorts of "outsiders" in politics, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Truth on the box

Truth on the box

If you want to nail the lies of politicians, televised debates are one way, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Plotting to lose

Plotting to lose

Manmohan Singh is deadweight as the Congress's PM candidate, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Change mind-set

Change mind-set

Calling the PM "weak" is not anti-national but factual, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Curtains for CPI-M

Curtains for CPI-M

Unlikely to get the numbers, Prakash Karat may see his hopes for the Left shattered in the coming polls. Diptendra Raychauduri analyzes.... Continue Reading »

Right, Mr Advani

Right, Mr Advani

It is a shame that Manmohan Singh won't fight Lok Sabha elections and still wants to be PM, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Gandhi versus Gandhi

Gandhi versus Gandhi

Ah, there is hope yet that India's political dynasties are commencing to implode, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Why India lacks political will - 3

Why India lacks political will - 3

Strategic goal-making has been one of the casualties of destructive coalition politics, writes N.V.Subramanian. Third and concluding part of a three-part series.... Continue Reading »

Why India lacks political will - 2

Why India lacks political will - 2

China is satisfied with India's unwelcome and inseverable "hyphenation" with Pakistan, argues N.V.Subramanian. Part 2 of a three-part series.... Continue Reading »

Why India lacks political will - 1

Why India lacks political will - 1

Strategic vision was absent in the winning Congress side in the Indian freedom struggle, says N.V.Subramanian. Part 1 of a three-part series.... Continue Reading »

Advani versus Advani

Advani versus Advani

The great transition of the BJP's PM candidate will make him a fascinating object of study if he gains office, says N.V.Subramanian. ... Continue Reading »

Yes to Lok Sabha PM

Yes to Lok Sabha PM

L.K.Advani is right to suggest that the head of government come from the lower house of Parliament, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Political damnation

Political damnation

There is little to distinguish general from assembly elections, and India is the loser, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

It's Pranab

It's Pranab

The Congress has a fighting chance in the coming elections with the foreign minister as PM candidate, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Against the drift

Against the drift

The Congress and BJP have to fight coalition politics if India has to win against terrorism and recover economically, argues N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Probe local links

Probe local links

Name-calling Narendra Modi won't help the UPA government's post-Bombay terror investigations, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

No jingoism

No jingoism

Sonia Gandhi's war cry against Pakistan is not the way to win the next general elections, writes N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Small consolation

Small consolation

Besides the dynastic Congress, both the non-dynastic BJP and CPI-M face crisis times. N.V.Subramanian comments.... Continue Reading »