Fair is foul: is campaign 2014 the most vitriolic ever?

PUBLISHED ON: April 10, 2014 | Duration: 56 min, 09 sec

   
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Fair is foul: is campaign 2014 the most vitriolic ever?

"Fair is foul, and foul is fair; hover through the fog and filthy air." Does this quote from Shakespeare's Macbeth describe the election campaign of 2014? And does the high voter turnout in riot-hit western Uttar Pradesh point to religious polarisation? We debate on The Buck Stops Here, as we broadcast from Kanpur's historic Lal Imli textile mill.

It's BJP's manifesto, not a Modi-festo: MM Joshi to NDTV

In an exclusive interview, chairman of the BJP's manifesto drafting committee Murli Manohar Joshi rejects Rahul Gandhi’s charge of aping Congress manifesto. He tells NDTV that it is the Congress which has copied BJP's ideas and that nakal needs akal, something that Congress doesn’t have. He also says BJP's manifesto is not a Modi-festo, though as PM candidate Narendra Modi has given inputs for it. Mr Joshi also speaks on the RSS influence over the manifesto, his perceived differences with Mr Modi and whether 2014 is the most polarised campaign ever.
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