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BJP’s image tweak in N-E took it to victory

In Nagaland, the BJP is heading towards a coalition government with the newly-formed Nationalist Democratic People’s Party (NDPP).

04 Mar 2018 1:49 AM

Yogi’s tough stance on UP crime has pitfalls

It’s futile to blame Yogi Adityanath, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati for the uphill task that UP faces.

21 Feb 2018 3:06 AM

A tame exercise: Has govt run out of steam?

The Make in India, Start-Up India, Digital India and Skill India programmes seem to have fallen by the wayside.

02 Feb 2018 4:51 AM

Heed Prez’s clarion call to ‘respect differences’

President Kovind’s emphasis on respecting differences should be taken as a gentle warning against any sense of complacency, verging on arrogance.

29 Jan 2018 12:12 AM

CPM needs big rethink, not just about Congress

The two big national parties are actually more like Stalinists when it comes to inner-party deliberations.

23 Jan 2018 1:44 AM

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SC revolt: Let judges sort it out, not netas

The sin of CJI Misra is his failure to play it fair. He has been seen as being partial, excluding those who did not share his biases.

15 Jan 2018 12:24 AM

Caste factor resurfaces, but has limitations too

The Peshwas were not a major power at the beginning of the 19th century. Their glory ended with the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.

09 Jan 2018 12:36 AM

The real battle has just begun for Modi

Modi and Jaitley continue to doggedly defend the non-existent virtues of the measure.

01 Jan 2018 2:18 AM

Raging against graft not enough to end it

Is corruption a larger issue than settling of political scores between rivals?

25 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

Gujarat is Modi’s win, caste bombs for Cong

The BJP cannot hope to be complacent with its victory, and Congress need not be despondent.

19 Dec 2017 1:02 AM

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BJP & Pak: A dinner and its political fallout

The government’s snoopers could not have known the details of what was talked about at the party.

13 Dec 2017 1:58 AM

25 years later, Ayodhya is now on backburner

The liberals have been fixated on the Babri Masjid, but they barely mention those killed in the riots.

06 Dec 2017 12:23 AM

Executive vs judiciary: Stop political jousting

The Supreme Court ruling on the NJAC has been a big blow to the Modi government.

28 Nov 2017 5:13 AM

Understanding Indira: PM in turbulent times

Thirty-three years after her death, we still don’t have a decent political biography of Indira Gandhi.

18 Nov 2017 1:16 AM

Is govt playing ducks and drakes with GST?

The GST is an empty political slogan promising the world in your palm. It is not a question of bad implementation of a well-intended tax reform.

13 Nov 2017 12:19 AM

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Indira’s legacy: A role model for Modi?

Indira Gandhi learnt from her father’s benign shortcomings -- idealism, indecision, romantic internationalism.

31 Oct 2017 12:15 AM

Delhi’s feeble steps on J&K not enough

The Congress and BJP should keep out of Kashmir politics.

25 Oct 2017 1:08 AM

Monumental neurosis: Taj is India’s heritage

Hindu right-wingers need not be liberal secularists, and they should not be.

18 Oct 2017 1:25 AM

Modi needs to govern quietly, stop bragging

Whether it is convincing or not, it showed that Modi was seriously engaging with his critics.

10 Oct 2017 2:25 AM

Is there a change in the nation’s mood?

The BJP president soon recovered his poise and told the media in Jharkhand that he wouldn’t respond to Rahul Gandhi’s speeches.

19 Sep 2017 12:48 AM

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