Thank you Rahul for following the path Rajiv did in going out there and sticking to the truth.
LK Advani displayed rare grace and dignity in defeat. He behaved in the finest democratic tradition by announcing his decision to step down as Leader of the Opposition.
The decimation of the Left,the BSP,the AIADMK and,to some extent,the BJP was not on expected lines…
An insider narration of what it took to trounce the Left in its stronghold
To see Mumbai the Bal Thackeray way,just hang around his house.
The government should focus on a durable plan instead of going into immediate overdrive
Tinkering is not enough – the Left in Kerala may have to do something close to reinventing itself…
Most reports in the international press stressed that the Congresss emphatic victory was a vote for stability and political continuity.
We Indians must feel proud for having not only held a successful general election….
Celebrate the defeat of opportunism,obfuscation and obscurantism
Bengals long Left nightmare might be ending
In the last lap of the marathon election campaign,two wisdom-filled books,both by Japanese authors….
Before writing one word of this piece I spent many moments staring at my computers smugly blank screen wondering why the results….
No surprise then. Not for readers of this column. I am afraid I have to crow though with some humility. I had consistently said Congress….
This is the last ride Hitch Hiker will take,at least for some time. The launching and nursing of a magazine is taking its toll….
Manmohan Singh is one Indian prime minister who did not consult an astrologer to find out whether he would remain PM….
When so many people migrate to other states from UP,because of the lack of employment opportunities,Mayawati spends money erecting political memorials.
As you read this,EVMs are being stacked up,returning officers are nervously double-checking numbers,and candidates are laughing nervously at jokes that are a little too loud,a little too stale.
BJP,Congress dont nominate Muslims. Will the count throw up a surprise?
As the Congress Party returns to power trouncing its ideological opponents on the right and the left,India will command a lot more political respect on the world stage.
Another hung Lok Sabha,the seventh in succession since the 1989 general elections,appears to be inevitable.
India now commands great weight in the world,but it must stay clear of populist politics,warns the Telegraph.
As military action intensifies in the NWFP and FATA,this time the US seems to be endorsing Pakistans resolve in flushing out the Taliban.
Irrespective of what one thinks of Varun Gandhi,most people seem to believe that slapping the NSA on Varun was an excess….
UPs path from grievance to aspiration,from Habiba Beauty Parlour to Lohia Convent