Javed M Ansari

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a senior journalist and political analyst.

POLITICS

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Mood of the Nation poll says Rahul Gandhi is the best alternative to PM Modi

Prime Minister might just be tempted, given the economic uncertainties that lie ahead, to hold elections earlier than scheduled.

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POLITICS

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Why it's important for Ahmed Patel to weather the Amit Shah storm in Gujarat

BJP's 'operation' to unseat the senior Congress leader from Rajya Sabha has been in the works for several months.

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POLITICS

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Key questions Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad must answer

A man who could have possibly been PM has chosen to limit himself to being a CM.

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POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind as India's President is a defining moment for Hindutva politics

For a party that was considered 'politically untouchable' after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992 till 1996, the wheel has indeed turned full circle.

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POLITICS

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Gopalkrishna Gandhi for vice-president is at least a great choice by Opposition

Even though his candidature is unlikely to affect the outcome of the elections on August 5.

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POLITICS

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Why Meira Kumar is Opposition's best bet against BJP's Ram Nath Kovind

Making the Presidential Elections a Dalit versus Dalit fight is a win-win for Modi's arch-rivals.

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POLITICS

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Will Modi-Shah succeed in dividing Opposition with Ram Nath Kovind?

The word coming out from the opposite camp is that it may decide to put up a Dalit or tribal as its presidential candidate as well.

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POLITICS

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POLITICS

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India's next president and vice president will be Modi's men

Congress will hope this coming together lays the foundation of a grand alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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POLITICS

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AIMPLB must wake up to see its irrelevance

Faced with near-certain defeat in the Supreme Court, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has fallen back on the lamest of excuses.

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