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  • Opinion: Why Modi Is Resorting To Claims Of Pak Fixing Gujarat Result
    Saba Naqvi
    In the early leg of the Gujarat campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi played with a fairly straight bat and spoke of vikas, the wonders of Narmada Ma, roads, electricity, increased crop production and himself. But as the election enters its last leg, a familiar actor has entered the poll rhetoric: Pakistan.
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  • Opinion: BJP Needs The Full Modi Persona To Win Gujarat This Time
    Saba Naqvi
    There is therefore an overall mood of economic disenchantment that can only be countered by the persona of Narendra Modi. But then, he is no longer the Chief Minister, and the man holding that post, Vijay Rupani, does not register as a leader in the state. Therefore, questions remain about how effectively the energetic Modi campaign can shore up th...
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  • Opinion: From CM To PM, Modi's Campaign Style In Gujarat Has Evolved
    Saba Naqvi
    No question that Modi remains the most extra-ordinary figure in Indian politics, a man who made it on his own terms. The BJP's internal assessment is that there is a breach in the Patel votes but they expect other social groups to compensate for a loss of Patel votes.
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