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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Out of my mind


Meghnad Desai writes: Why Kejriwal win is a game changer

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.

Out of my Mind: Red Fort ready

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.

Out of my mind: A milestone

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.

Out of my mind: Rebuilding during a storm

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.

Out of My Mind: Forward to the past

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.

Fighting the good fight

January 26, 2014 9:15 am

Movements which rise on the spur of the moment and harness public anger do sometimes throw up leaders.

Is there a future for India?

November 17, 2013 12:01 am

Politics,of course,is completely out of bounds for anyone who has only merit.

Mars and modern India

November 10, 2013 4:18 am

The Congress was an instrument that Gandhi adapted to mass struggle,but under his dictatorial rule.

Game changer

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.

The idea of India

September 22, 2013 12:46 am

This idea of a secular,democratic,left-of-centre polity was very much the brainchild of Jawaharlal Nehru.