Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Last Update : 11:54 PM IST

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Shadow of Bengal polls to linger over republic

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

Reclaiming the ‘soul of India’ a tall task for next government

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

EC must stop acting in a partisan way, else its credibility will erode

The alacrity with which the notice was served showed the EC’s partisanship.

03 May 2019 7:06 AM

Cong, Opposition disunity will make life easier for BJP

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

Cong charter shows a newfound confidence

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

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BJP back to Sangh’s old line on Kashmir

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

By failing to unite, Oppn seems to forget history

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

With pre-poll alliances, BJP stoops to conquer

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

Party with a difference shifts away from roots

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

Priyanka’s entry shakes politics, in UP & beyond

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

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Hopes, fears dominate the new 2019 narrative

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

After a year of big shifts, decision time lies ahead

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

2019: Cong needs new ‘vision’ to take on BJP

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

BJP, RSS & Ayodhya: The future is unclear

The BJP also secured a majority in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly and formed a government in the state.

30 Nov 2018 12:34 AM

Amid changing politics, new dawn on horizon?

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

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Why the Sangh needs to bank on Sardar’s legacy

The issue of Patel not being conferred the Bharat Ratna is cited as proof of his undermining.

02 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

The politics of renaming

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

Maya jolt to Opposition unity: Is BJP glee premature?

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

Why RSS is reaching out to Middle India

There are two prisms through which one can view the RSS’ most concerted bid at public relations.

21 Sep 2018 12:20 AM

Rahul must speak more on aam aadmi issues

The mass quotient and canniness of Gandhi’s electoral campaign has to increase.

07 Sep 2018 7:07 AM

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