The collective leadership that the BJP was known for became a matter of the past and in its place there emerged a political duopoly.
01 Jun 2019 12:35 AM
The first test of how true he will be to his words in his second tenure will be when he draws up his council of ministers.
27 May 2019 12:38 AM
The BJP, in contrast, has not done the hard work and failed to build a party grid of significance.
18 May 2019 12:00 AM
Sahay makes a pertinent and extremely worrying point virtually on the eve of the electoral season’s D-Day.
17 May 2019 1:19 AM
The alacrity with which the notice was served showed the EC’s partisanship.
03 May 2019 7:06 AM
Campaigning is still underway for 5 of the 7 phases of polling and 354 seats remain up for grabs, while the verdict keeps being anyone’s guess.
19 Apr 2019 2:00 AM
The Congress manifesto contains promises in three domains and is an emphatic statement of its pro-people and democratic political intent.
05 Apr 2019 12:00 AM
The intent to shape discussion in this direction became evident when the CBI began reopening virtually defunct cases of terrorism filed against Malik.
27 Mar 2019 1:39 AM
The test before the Oppn parties is to at least get the narrative right even though they appear to have failed in getting their arithmetic right.
09 Mar 2019 6:47 AM
The BJP's decision in both Bihar and Maharashtra, however, would have caused immense heartburn within the local units.
22 Feb 2019 12:50 AM
Another way of phrasing the declaration is that for Ms Irani, the leader is paramount over the party and what it stands for.
09 Feb 2019 2:15 AM
After Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics, however, it is difficult to envisage an Opposition alliance minus the Congress.
25 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The Narendra Modi-led BJP is depicting a nightmare that would be India’s fate if an “unstable, non-ideological coalition” is placed at its helm.
11 Jan 2019 12:10 AM
The defeat of the BJP in the Lok Sabha byelection in Kairana convinced the Opposition parties that alliance formation was the way ahead.
28 Dec 2018 12:00 AM
To understand the test ahead there is first a need for a deep dive into the verdict from the states where the Congress wrested power.
14 Dec 2018 12:05 AM
The BJP also secured a majority in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly and formed a government in the state.
30 Nov 2018 12:34 AM
There are many reasons for Congress leaders being more daring in displaying religiosity in the course this round of polls.
16 Nov 2018 12:00 AM
The issue of Patel not being conferred the Bharat Ratna is cited as proof of his undermining.
02 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
Although the politics of renaming has acquired greater public attention since 2014, the plan is part of the saffron fold’s agenda for long.
20 Oct 2018 1:21 AM
Among the three states, the Congress has the least of problems in Rajasthan because the party unit is working more cohesively than in MP.
05 Oct 2018 12:59 AM