What makes India difficult to survey electorally is complicated nature of its politics, deep fragmentation of voters.
Even in states where Modi is not a factor, he helps the BJP in a few ways.
Tehelka is too closely associated with its proprietor-editor to come out of scandal without loss of credibility.
To listen to Rahul is to be told that we are sunk as a nation. That may be true.
If opinion polls about the AAP are right, we are in line for a total reversal of fortunes for the BJP in the metros.
Patel gave Muslim leaders in Constituent Assembly opportunity to themselves take back demand for separate electorates.
UP will vote along communal lines in coming elections, just as it did in the aftermath of Babri Masjid’s demolition.
Manifestos in India are neither written nor read seriously. They are incidental.
The record shows that it is not wise to see the BJP and the Congress as being alike.
All 5 of these leaders will be prominent in the campaign and in none of their cases will their being single come up.