Is Trump going to pull off a Ronald Reagan by coming from behind in the last weeks of campaigning to march triumphantly to the White House? Yes, he could.
So the rich and powerful win again.
Kejriwal is right that he needs more power, but rather than chase the dream of driving the central government out Delhi, why doesn't he try and unite the municipalities under one Delhi Government.
Jayalalithaa did it. She pulled off a coup in these elections. Just when everyone was writing her political obituary, she stopped the yo-yo from saying go-go.
If you believe in Exit Polls, they certainly indicate a big loss for the Congress, a huge victory for the BJP nationally, a fall from grace for Jayalalithaa, and a virtually untouched-by-anti-incumbency Mamata returning to lead West Bengal.
The quickly cobbled together Third Front led by Captain is also an attempt by these parties to try and get enough of a share to play kingmakers if it's a close result.
Why is the government getting its knickers into a twist every month on the Employee Provident Fund? It just doesn't seem to learn from its mistakes: that irritating the trade unions and middle class is not a great political strategy, however brilliant the economic reasoning behind it may be.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar certainly knows the pulse of the people of the state: he believes that if you go backwards, you are going forward and in doing so will achieve his party's ultimate goal - Ram Rajya.
Assam is the only state in the current crop of five going to the polls that the BJP can hope to win. And both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have spent considerable time and resources in trying to bring about that success.
The tragedy is that the salaried class is the only one that the Government can easily pick on.
The government may be constrained to give big tax sops, writes IP Bajpai.
If you're a salaried person, don't expect too much!
As a social scientist told us, the saying in Bihar is "Khao piyo noch ke, vote dalo soch ke (happily grab whatever incentive is offered but vote sensibly)". Obviously the people of Bihar's soch (tactic) was to "nocho" (gouge) the BJP, and that they did decisively.
Can our politicians stop playing cowboys and Indians and get down to the task of developing this country for everyone?