Opinion: Congress Skips A Reset, Goes For Housekeeping Instead

Opinion: Congress Skips A Reset, Goes For Housekeeping Instead

Swati Chaturvedi | Sunday May 15, 2022

The oldest political party in the country, Congress has spent three days at its version of "The Last Chance saloon" in Udaipur.

Opinion: For Yogi 2.0, The Imprint Of Modi And Shah

Opinion: For Yogi 2.0, The Imprint Of Modi And Shah

Swati Chaturvedi | Saturday March 26, 2022

Yogi Adityanath is the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 37 years to get a second consecutive term.

Opinion: Uddhav Thackeray vs BJP - Prepare For It To 10X

Opinion: Uddhav Thackeray vs BJP - Prepare For It To 10X

Swati Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 22, 2022

It wouldn't be unreasonable to expect the BJP-vs-Sena conflict to 10X. Both sides are all-in.

Opinion: Failure To Launch For Congress Rebels. I'm Calling It.

Opinion: Failure To Launch For Congress Rebels. I'm Calling It.

Swati Chaturvedi | Thursday March 17, 2022

For those pinning any sort of hope on the group of Congress rebels, it may be time to revisit the odds. The team is showing all signs of (unwittingly) serving as a companion piece for the mainstream party.

Opinion: PM Starts Gujarat Campaign, Congress In Do-Not-Disturb Mode

Opinion: PM Starts Gujarat Campaign, Congress In Do-Not-Disturb Mode

Swati Chaturvedi | Saturday March 12, 2022

Prime MinisterNarendra Modi, 71, decided to savour the victory in four of five states by launching the BJP's election campaign in Gujarat. Modi is on a two-day visit to hishome turf which will vote towards the end of this year.

Opinion: The Gandhi Siblings Star In The Party's Horror Story Today

Opinion: The Gandhi Siblings Star In The Party's Horror Story Today

Swati Chaturvedi | Thursday March 10, 2022

Rahul Gandhi, former Congress President, and sister and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, have ensured that they are a dream Opposition for the BJP.

Opinion: With Ayodhya A No-Go For Yogi, PM Message Is Clear

Opinion: With Ayodhya A No-Go For Yogi, PM Message Is Clear

Swati Chaturvedi | Saturday January 15, 2022

In retaining him in Gorakhpur, the PM has drawn some boundaries with an unmistakable message to Yogi: wait your turn.

Opinion: Akhilesh Yadav's Big Haul Will Allow BJP To Rein In Yogi

Opinion: Akhilesh Yadav's Big Haul Will Allow BJP To Rein In Yogi

Swati Chaturvedi | Wednesday January 12, 2022

Amit Shah is rushing trusted aides to Lucknow to arrest the developments. But this week has been taken by Akhilesh Yadav. A fact Amit Shah will not easily forgive.

Opinion: Mamata Banerjee's Revenge Tourism vs The Congress

Opinion: Mamata Banerjee's Revenge Tourism vs The Congress

Swati Chaturvedi | Thursday December 02, 2021

The Mamata Banerjee Express is boarding. Tickets now available.

Opinion: PM's Apology To Farmers - How To Read It

Opinion: PM's Apology To Farmers - How To Read It

Swati Chaturvedi | Friday November 19, 2021

The farm laws, which had been held in abeyance by the Supreme Court, had become a giant liability for Modi. With an apology, he has cast that off.

Opinion: Behind-The-Scenes Of Amit Shah's 'Master Class'

Opinion: Behind-The-Scenes Of Amit Shah's 'Master Class'

Swati Chaturvedi | Saturday November 13, 2021

The BJP was back to school on Friday - IRL and not online - as union Home Minister Amit Shah held an hour-long meeting in Varanasi to coach nearly 700 attendees on how to win what party leaders are calling the "Baap" (father) of all elections.

Opinion: Yogi Adityanath's Expanding Hold Over BJP Ahead Of Election

Opinion: Yogi Adityanath's Expanding Hold Over BJP Ahead Of Election

Swati Chaturvedi | Monday November 08, 2021

This index-linking of Yogi and Modi's prospects is significant. UP's 80 parliamentary seats are key to deciding who becomes PM, but to bracket Yogi Adityanath with Narendra Modi is extraordinary.

Opinion: "Leave It To Me" Is Adityanath's Message To BJP On Lakhimpur

Opinion: "Leave It To Me" Is Adityanath's Message To BJP On Lakhimpur

Swati Chaturvedi | Friday October 08, 2021

Yogi has limited patience with central interference in what he considers is his turf and is now all prepped to run a campaign his way. "Maharaj" is now in the building.

Opinion: Who Saw Sidhu Disaster Coming? Everyone - Except Gandhi Siblings

Opinion: Who Saw Sidhu Disaster Coming? Everyone - Except Gandhi Siblings

Swati Chaturvedi | Wednesday September 29, 2021

Captain Amarinder Singh, who lost his job as Punjab Chief Minister thanks to rival Navjot Singh Sidhu, is clearly relishing his "I told you so" moment.

Opinion: Behind-The-Scenes Of Vijay Rupani's Exit

Opinion: Behind-The-Scenes Of Vijay Rupani's Exit

Swati Chaturvedi | Saturday September 11, 2021

Barely 15 months before Gujarat is meant to choose its next government, Vijay Rupani resigned today as Chief Minister; so did his cabinet. They got the memo from the BJP high command.