Not just infrastructure and process revamp, we also need reforms in curriculum and teacher education.
If RSS is interested in true nation-building, it should prevent ruling dispensation from continuing the colonial policy of divide and rule.
It is the strongest signal yet that no corporate is ‘too big to fail’ and that there are no state guarantees for them.
It has great political significance, challenges the anti-people, anti-national policies of the government.
This election,TV was groping in the dark but it was fun anyway
The Congress win was just a vote for continuity
Once again,Karnatakas election was at cross-purposes with the national vote
Sober,flagging,charged up and overcharged
In Mumbai,the Congress win was on the back of the MNS
Its reassuring to witness this vote for stability and clear policy not only has the Congress itself done very well….
UPs transformative result actually reflects pan-Indian changes
That the good of the Tamils could be obtained within the Lankan state was beyond his mindset
Congress President Sonia Gandhi,her son and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi deservedly get all the credit for soundly defeating the BJP and the umbrella NDA in LS 2009.
There are different layers in euphoria over the 2009 election mandate and not all of it is economic.
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….