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  • What Modi Has Mastered That Others Haven't - As Yet

    What Modi Has Mastered That Others Haven't - As Yet

    The BJP's success owes much to the rainbow coalition it built of the upper castes and urban middle classes, the non-Yadav OBCs and sections of Dalits. The BJP has done this before: in the early 1990s, under the leadership of Kalyan Singh;a broad coalition was stitched together then in the context of the emotive Ayodhya movement.

  • Budget Shows Modi's 'War On Cash' Is A Serious One

    Budget Shows Modi's 'War On Cash' Is A Serious One

    The budget persists with a Modi-Jaitley resolve: the willingness to sacrifice short-term popularity, even among those who may be BJP voters, to effect a longer-term transformation.

  • Wrong To See Modi's Speech As Loaded With Handouts

    Wrong To See Modi's Speech As Loaded With Handouts

    What does one make of Narendra Modi's address on December 31, 2016, after the demonetisation exercise and at the cusp of the New Year? Many have commented that it was low-key and lacked his characteristic flamboyance. The fact is, however, that in his mind, Modi is careful to distinguish between, for example, sober speeches as Prime Minister and rh...

  • What Rahul Gandhi Has Won - And Risked - By Playing Hardball

    What Rahul Gandhi Has Won - And Risked - By Playing Hardball

    While it hardly transacted business, the winter session of parliament marked a transition for the Congress and the opposition. As Sonia Gandhi took a backseat, due to health reasons or out of a desire to give her son more room, Rahul Gandhi became the Congress' prime mover and interface with other opposition parties. He attend parliament regularly,...

  • What Demonetisation Says About And Does For Modi

    What Demonetisation Says About And Does For Modi

    Close to two weeks into the demonetisation exercise, how does one assess it? Frankly, there are several aspects to the episode: the execution, the aspiration, and the medium to long term political impact.

  • Modi Has Just Bet He Can Change India's Social Behaviour

    Modi Has Just Bet He Can Change India's Social Behaviour

    For Modi, this is not just a political or economic imperative; it is a colossal task of social engineering.

  • In Handling Of Surgical Strikes, Modi Has Ticked All The Boxes

    In Handling Of Surgical Strikes, Modi Has Ticked All The Boxes

    If tough, pre-emptive action against terrorism is now the new normal, then surely guarded statements and not speaking just because there's a mic and camera handy should also become a new norm. The Prime Minister has indicated that. Now he must ensure it happens.

  • Crossing The LoC To Prevent Terror Strikes Creates A New Normal

    Crossing The LoC To Prevent Terror Strikes Creates A New Normal

    The political willingness to cross the LoC for short distances to pre-empt attacks has now been demonstrated. The genie is out of the bottle; it will not go back. In fact, sooner or later, that genie will seek to travel even further.

  • Sushma Swaraj's Speech Outwitted And Outshone Nawaz Sharif's

    Sushma Swaraj's Speech Outwitted And Outshone Nawaz Sharif's

    The meat of the External Affairs Minister's speech was, of course, on terrorism. She was careful to locate the threat to India - including most recently in Uri - within a worldwide battle against Islamist terrorism that has stretched from Bangkok to Mogadishu and New York to Kabul.

  • Balochistan Was Waiting To Be Used As Propaganda. Modi Seized It.

    Balochistan Was Waiting To Be Used As Propaganda. Modi Seized It.

    There were three proper nouns Modi used and it is important to understand the context of each.

  • Rajnath Singh's Visit Lays Ground For Modi Trip To Pak

    Rajnath Singh's Visit Lays Ground For Modi Trip To Pak

    Unless there is a major "incident" in the intervening period, Modi is likely to make that trip and his Home Minister has in a sense laid the ground for him.

  • Uttar Pradesh Could Well Turn Into Mayawati vs Amit Shah

    Uttar Pradesh Could Well Turn Into Mayawati vs Amit Shah

    What is the big picture? In 2007 (or even in 2014), it was a case of either the BSP or the BJP taking on the SP, as the party of the lotus and the party of the elephant both targeted key voter groups. In 2017, social alliances are changing. It may well be a BSP versus BJP battle, with the SP pushed down the ladder.

  • No Demolition Of Adarsh Society Building In Mumbai For Now, Rules Supreme Court

    No Demolition Of Adarsh Society Building In Mumbai For Now, Rules Supreme Court

    The Adarsh Housing Society, an illegal apartment building in Mumbai that became a symbol of political corruption, will not be demolished for now, the Supreme Court ruled today putting on hold the Bombay High Court's April order.

  • Smriti Irani Didn't Help Her Cause. Textiles Could Be Better Fit

    Smriti Irani Didn't Help Her Cause. Textiles Could Be Better Fit

    While we can speculate - and perhaps correctly guess - the reasons for some ministers losing certain portfolios, the full story will never be known.

  • How Indians Voted On Brexit - And How 'Leave' Will Impact Them

    How Indians Voted On Brexit - And How 'Leave' Will Impact Them

    In this interconnected world, where a potential break-up of the European Union has been enough to have stock market indices tumble in Mumbai, the experience of India and Indians and Britons of Indian origin is indicative of the multitude of thoughts and urges and impulses that went into the Brexit drama.

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