February 16, 2020 11:04 am
Arvind Kejriwal ran an astute campaign for Delhi elections which did not allow the BJP to distract voters from the solid achievements of the Aam Aadmi Party in delivering public services. He did not fight PM Narendra Modi on the CAA, and treated it as irrelevant for Delhi polls.
August 26, 2018 4:00 am
When the Prime Minister spoke last year from the Red Fort, he seemed invincible. It was as if 2019 was in the bag. But the first rule of politics is: Never take an election for granted.
May 06, 2018 12:24 am
A crusading newspaper and an active vigilant Parliament can bring about radical change. Indian parliamentarians should try it some time. It is better than rushing to the Well of the Lok Sabha.
July 13, 2014 12:44 am
It has faced criticism on inflation, the judiciary, Indians stranded abroad, minor misdemeanours by junior ministers and the Budget, which has been all over the newspapers.
March 23, 2014 3:54 am
There is a message here. Your core supporters are idealistic. But if you follow their advice, you will stay in the Opposition.
January 26, 2014 9:15 am
Movements which rise on the spur of the moment and harness public anger do sometimes throw up leaders.
November 17, 2013 12:01 am
Politics,of course,is completely out of bounds for anyone who has only merit.
November 10, 2013 4:18 am
The Congress was an instrument that Gandhi adapted to mass struggle,but under his dictatorial rule.
September 29, 2013 3:49 am
Politics does sometimes change abruptly,hitting a cusp when suddenly new possibilities open up which were not there the day before.
September 22, 2013 12:46 am
This idea of a secular,democratic,left-of-centre polity was very much the brainchild of Jawaharlal Nehru.