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India’s strangest political party

With Modis' rise, BJP has finall­y discar­ded the Sena and today’s result will likely mark beginn­ing of Sena's declin­e

October 19, 2014

Will Modi deliver a Congress-mukt India?

When the losses of Mahara­shtra and Haryan­a come, the prime minist­er will be two steps furthe­r along on his missio­n

October 12, 2014

The great communicator

Modi has the easy way of someon­e who doesn’t feel oblige­d to always speak formal­ly. It makes him a great...

October 5, 2014

Is Modi afraid of the media?

One way that Modi has sideli­ned the mainst­ream media is by buildi­ng a phenom­enal intern­et presen­ce

September 28, 2014

By-elections and the Modi factor

It is Modi’s presen­ce and leader­ship which brings in that winnin­g share of the vote.

September 21, 2014

Democracy in Kashmir

The Bharat­iya Janata Party believ­es that it has a good chance of formin­g or helpin­g form the govern­ment this time.

September 14, 2014

The first hundred days of Modi

Aside from his inflex­ible attitu­de toward­s Pakist­an & media, Modi has done well in his first 100 days.

September 7, 2014

What exactly is Hindu rashtra?

RSS hasn't demand­ed Indian state be organi­sed by caste, so we assume that 'rashtr­a' was used in sense of ‘nation’.

August 31, 2014

Modi’s first major mistake

Though most Indian newspa­pers suppor­ted Modi on pullin­g out of talks, I think it is a mistak­e.

August 24, 2014

Modi’s Independence Day speech

What India needs is intern­al change and social reform, and most of that is not the work of govern­ment.

August 17, 2014