Modi & foreign policy

Modi & foreign policy

The Prime Minister is doing fine in external engagements.... Continue Reading »

Justice for all

Justice for all

There is in the Gujarat flogging incident a learning experience for every political party.... Continue Reading »

UP & change

UP & change

The BJP has a chance in the state if it can localize the elections.... Continue Reading »

Rajnath in Pakistan

Rajnath in Pakistan

The visit is important but not to be ballyhooed.... Continue Reading »

Speak, Prime Minister

Speak, Prime Minister

Vigilantism has no place in this country.... Continue Reading »

Maneka for UP?

Maneka for UP?

The Union cabinet minister has it in her to transform the state into an economic powerhouse.... Continue Reading »

Say sorry

Say sorry

Misogyny in politics must end.... Continue Reading »

Pakistan & coups

Pakistan & coups

Military rule is unlikely at present in the neighbouring nation.... Continue Reading »

Written off?

Written off?

A flood of books are shaming the Nehru-Gandhis.... Continue Reading »

Dixit 2.0?

Dixit 2.0?

The former Delhi Chief Minister faces a hard fight in Uttar Pradesh.... Continue Reading »

Money, money, money...

Money, money, money...

It is the reason why Siddaramaiah survives.... Continue Reading »

Family concerns

Family concerns

Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics is more complicated than it appears.... Continue Reading »

Mayawati redux?

Mayawati redux?

Politicians should know better than to underestimate the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.... Continue Reading »

Modi speaks

Modi speaks

The Prime Minister in his first interview appears self-assured and confident of his policies.... Continue Reading »

Reformer 3.0

Reformer 3.0

Narendra Modi is rapidly transforming the economy.... Continue Reading »

Brexit & India

Brexit & India

Britain’s vote to leave Europe suggests a paradigm change in politics.... Continue Reading »

Rating the leaders - 9

Rating the leaders - 9

Sitaram Yechury will drive the CPI-M into a cul-de-sac.... Continue Reading »

Men without politics

Men without politics

The Congress party is not serious about revival.... Continue Reading »

Move on

Move on

The scheme to settle Pandits and local ex-servicemen in the Valley is a step in the right direction.... Continue Reading »

Sinking the dynasties

Sinking the dynasties

Indian democracy will come into its own with meritocratic parties like the BJP.... Continue Reading »

Modi & the US

Modi & the US

China has nothing to fear from India’s rise.... Continue Reading »

Rating the leaders - 8

Rating the leaders - 8

Rahul Gandhi is taking the Congress down.... Continue Reading »

Much ado...

Much ado...

Self-restraint will do Raghuram Rajan no harm, and may even win him an extension.... Continue Reading »

The Vajpayee effect

The Vajpayee effect

Sympathy is a powerful and underrated factor in politics.... Continue Reading »

Perils of hubris

Perils of hubris

On the current course, the BJP campaign in Uttar Pradesh could come undone.... Continue Reading »