April 22, 2019 12:17 am
Rural crisis needs nuanced interventions, not tall promises in party manifestos
April 14, 2019 7:58 am
The main reason for the difference that runs through all the pages of the two manifestos is the difference between a Modi-centric approach and a people-sourced approach. The BJP’s manifesto is limited by Mr Modi’s knowledge and his unwillingness to listen to wise men and women.
April 09, 2019 7:46 am
The problem is not the lack of big ideas within our political class. Few parties believe foreign policy is of any importance in winning elections.
April 09, 2019 7:48 am
If one does not show that the “desirable is feasible,” chances are that the promises will remain on paper, as in the past.
April 07, 2019 12:05 am
The BJP has not released its manifesto yet. The first phase of polling is on April 11, barely four days from Sunday. I suspect that the BJP is revising its draft manifesto hurriedly to counter the Congress’s. That is good. Let the BJP engage in a battle of ideas.
April 04, 2019 7:28 am
"The Congress’ habit of not fulfilling promises is what has led to the people not having any faith in them. There is no difference between the BJP and the Congress in this,” Mayawati tweeted.
April 05, 2019 10:48 am
Congress’s new manifesto does manage to do is still significant: It signals that the party is willing to stake out its own positions in ways that do not just counter its political opponent
April 04, 2019 9:40 am
The party has promised to ‘deliver’ several interventions in the judiciary. An analysis of some key points.
April 03, 2019 7:17 pm
Despite having one of the largest refugee populations in South Asia, India is yet to enact a law that addresses the issue of asylum. The term 'refugee' is not mentioned in any domestic law.
April 03, 2019 4:55 pm
P Chidambaram's comments come a day after the SC struck down the RBI's controversial 'February 12, 2018, circular', which replaced all earlier guidelines on the resolution of stressed assets with a new framework.