Without a future

Without a future

The Congress party is heeding M. K. Gandhi’s wish to become nonexistent.... Continue Reading »

The immortal state

The immortal state

A ruling party succeeds when it manages and moulds the opposition to its vision.... Continue Reading »

Family drama

Family drama

It will take everything Mulayam Singh Yadav has got to avert a split in his clan.... Continue Reading »

Friends & enemies

Friends & enemies

It is a pity that Nitish Kumar did not choose his ally as sensibly as Mehbooba Mufti did.... Continue Reading »

Congress versus dynasty

Congress versus dynasty

The Nehru-Gandhis are finished as a driving force of politics.... Continue Reading »

Capital crime

Capital crime

Lutyens’ Delhi shenanigans have added to the Kashmir unrest.... Continue Reading »

Ambition & reality

Ambition & reality

What has powered A. B. Vajpayee and Narendra Modi to the top?... Continue Reading »

Rogue elephant

Rogue elephant

Mayawati has blundered in her campaign speech in Uttar Pradesh.... Continue Reading »

Team leader

Team leader

Narendra Modi has one of the most performing cabinets that the country has seen in recent years.... Continue Reading »

India & Burma

India & Burma

Much rides on Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to this country.... Continue Reading »

Past in present

Past in present

The art of politics has been missing in Kashmir for years.... Continue Reading »

Judging the judges

Judging the judges

The judiciary must settle for democratic scrutiny without compromising its independence.... Continue Reading »

Three men in a boat

Three men in a boat

The Prime Minister is joining the past and the present.... Continue Reading »

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 »