“Every party has a symbolic manifesto but while campaigning, ‘vote bank politics’ and ‘say NO to Modi’ is the underlying current.”
Both Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi had TV outings. Both Q&As were bland and predictable.
India’s well-oiled poll machinery is capable of completing the process much faster.
Hindu culture has moved beyond the tribalistic politics of the 1980s and 1990s. It may be the beginning of what it means to be Hindu in a modern, diverse and global world.
If a BJP government comes to power, the Narendra Modi issue is going to cast a shadow on India-US ties.
The UPA has done well to bring rights-based social welfare schemes to the forefront.
In case Delhi wins, there will be talk about Kevin Pietersen’s Warne-like transformation of the team.
The editorial says the second substantive point in the manifesto is “its economic agenda”.
To develop Chabahar’s hinterland, Iran laid out a road link to its frontier with western Afghanistan.
Let’s not carp about terms. We’re talking of certain styles of leadership and the strategic use of identity politics for purposes of power.
Here, the MGNREGA and ration card are the people’s lifelines.
Politics, not policy, seems to be the burden of the BJP’s song.
Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive differs from his predecessors’ attempts.
New Afghan president must deal with an unpredictable neighbour.
It’s been preparing a Dalit-Muslim-Brahmin alliance. Can it rock the BJP’s boat in UP?
But we need to address caste, corruption and institutional complacency.
Has it failed its democratic promise? A new book tackles that question.
Despite the high stakes in Karnataka for both Congress and BJP, the election debate has been noisy and substance-free.
An all-out attacking player, Srikanth defensive lapses are glaring and there are instances when he over-hits smashes with an open court in front.
Modi has not fully addressed anxieties on minority rights, freedom of expression.
A Putin-imposed energy embargo might just be the push clean technology needs
Jayalalithaa’s decision to go it alone suggests the BJP is yet to make a mark in Tamil Nadu
The RSS acknowledges Modi’s indispensibility to the BJP’s bid for power. But it is uneasy with his personality cult.
Electoral process must be completely accessible for persons with disabilities.
Indira Gandhi used both to bolster India’s position ahead of the Bangladesh war.
A collection of Modi's Gujarati poems will be translated into English and published next month.
International Telecommunications Union says the number of active mobile phones will reach 7.3 billion in 2014, more than people on earth.
The Congress began its advertising campaign in January and reportedly spent around Rs 400 crore in the first round of advertisements for Rahul Gandhi.
If only Modi had spared time to give Muslims some assurance that they have no reason to fear him, this election may not have brought with it two conflicting narratives.