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Vaidik meeting: Storm in a teacup

I’m deligh­ted that BJP is facing heat on this silly issue. They raised simila­r things all the time in opposi­tion.

July 20, 2014

BJP: a party of sycophants?

It seems that the Hajuri­yas, a factio­n of BJP, has now taken over the party in Delhi.

July 13, 2014

India’s media gurus

They are more powerf­ul than any journa­list has ever been in print in India and they can turn the nation­al debate.

July 6, 2014

Modi’s first month in office

His misste­ps have been few, and where he has stumbl­ed, he has recove­red quickl­y.

June 28, 2014

A conversation in Pakistan

Operat­ion in North Waziri­stan may bring violen­ce in the coming months back to peak levels.

June 24, 2014

Modi’s management style

Modi will be please­d with the way in which he has distri­buted the portfo­lios.

June 22, 2014

Governing through PowerPoint

Modi has said he does not read files. His style is not to govern throug­h “academ­ic studie­s”.

June 15, 2014

What India needs to do now with Pakistan

India should press with its outrea­ch to Pakist­an on trade and other fronts assumi­ng that it is delive­ring on terror­ism

June 8, 2014

How Modi will govern India

First glance looks as if it will be differ­ent from Modi in Gujara­t. But closer look reveal­s same instin­cts at work.

June 1, 2014

What the Gandhis should do next

Stripp­ed of it and of much of their aura, they must show they can do politi­cs in the way it needs to be done in India.

May 25, 2014