It is a moot question whether it would have survived if the coalition partners had done well in the parliamentary elections.
25 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
The Congress as a party would not want to be blackmailing the government.
17 Jul 2019 2:45 AM
Shah had talked of self-employment as a way of dealing with the jobs problem, making it evident that the government is not promising jobs.
09 Jul 2019 12:17 AM
The Budget speech was a political declamation, but there were strong signs of the government’s desperate bid to “kickstart” the economy.
06 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
Modi is not the first person to express his irritation with the political numbers in the Rajya Sabha.
02 Jul 2019 3:03 AM
There is the predictable and justifiable note of boastfulness after the unmistakable and assertive election victory of May 23.
22 Jun 2019 7:28 AM
There are problems, of course, some of them unstated, some overstated.
18 Jun 2019 3:30 AM
There was the sincere intent to strengthen the Saarc.
11 Jun 2019 1:33 AM
The second Modi government is on its own, and it will be expected not to commit the blunders of its first term.
03 Jun 2019 1:07 AM
The job should go to someone like Mr Chidambaram, who can draft what the party’s approach should be to the new political situation in the country.
29 May 2019 1:00 AM
The BJP’s share of the percentage of votes has gone up sharply, its seat share has moved up only modestly.
24 May 2019 12:00 AM
The BJP-NDA win indicated by the different exit polls can’t be used to infer that it is the victory of Mr Modi’s charismatic leadership.
21 May 2019 7:11 AM
Winning or losing an election is not so important as it is to learn to engage in democratic politics.
13 May 2019 12:07 AM
It would have been interesting even if the two spoke from the same stage, spelling out their respective views of what they want to do.
06 May 2019 12:32 AM
The crash-landing of private airlines like Jet Airways and Kingfisher is the norm of the market across the world.
30 Apr 2019 12:32 AM
But Pragya Thakur’s case doesn’t fall into the same playful category as that of Rajesh Khanna, Govinda and Poonam Sinha.
20 Apr 2019 1:34 AM
The story of unequal rivals, a militant BJP on the one side and a supine Opposition on the other.
16 Apr 2019 12:52 AM
There is no need for Gandhi or the Congress to feel apologetic for choosing Wayanad.
03 Apr 2019 1:41 AM
The other big news is Amit Shah choosing to contest from Gandhinagar, the constituency of party patriarch L.K. Advani.
23 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
Many of the experts hate the Congress and its domineering and cynical ways as much as they hate the Hindutva ideology of the BJP.
19 Mar 2019 12:00 AM