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
There are two prisms through which one can view the RSS’ most concerted bid at public relations.
21 Sep 2018 12:20 AM
The mass quotient and canniness of Gandhi’s electoral campaign has to increase.
07 Sep 2018 7:07 AM
Significantly, the polls mention “economic anxieties” as the principal cause for people’s sentiments turning against the government and the BJP.
24 Aug 2018 5:46 AM
There are two prisms through which we must look at the passing of Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the DMK patriarch, which was imminent for quite some time.
10 Aug 2018 12:47 AM
Rahul Gandhi said that the Congress was willing to back anyone as Prime Minister provided the person was not supported by the RSS.
28 Jul 2018 2:39 AM
The plan to install a BJP chief minister will accomplish the party’s Mission 44-Plus but through the backdoor.
13 Jul 2018 2:08 AM
The choices confirmed what many believed — that Mr Modi’s persona bore a striking resemblance to Indira Gandhi’s.
29 Jun 2018 6:39 AM
Mohan Bhagwat’s condemnation has been ambivalent due to compulsions of realpolitik.
15 Jun 2018 3:43 AM
No former President has accepted an invitation to address such a batch of ideologically-committed activists.
01 Jun 2018 12:44 AM
The BJP and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is little but a breeding ground of autocrats masquerading as democrats.
18 May 2018 12:22 AM
The likelihood of the trend continuing is possibly the first challenge for the Congress as it has to prevent the emergence of Mr Modi as “the issue”.
04 May 2018 4:41 AM