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Makarand R Paranjape
Makarand R ParanjapeFeb 12, 2020 | 12:32
Kejriwal's charisma wins Delhi for AAP

Kejriwal’s comeback is all the more significant because he repeated his 2015 feat so convincingly.

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Rajeev Sharma
Rajeev SharmaFeb 12, 2020 | 12:03
What are the lessons for AAP, BJP and Congress from Delhi Election results?

Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party can now aspire to spread wings in other states as well.

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Rajeev Sharma
Rajeev SharmaJan 13, 2020 | 11:41
Delhi elections: Will a blundering BJP and a lacklustre Congress prove advantage for AAP?

While AAP is widely perceived as a clear favourite in the upcoming elections, its main worry is that it finished last in the triangular race in the 2019 LS polls.

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Minhaz Merchant
Minhaz MerchantJun 24, 2019 | 10:54
From Chits to Doctors' Prescriptions: Saving Bengal from Mamata Banerjee, a note at a time

The recent doctors' strike signals danger for Mamata Banerjee. In her tenure, Bengal saw fervent minority appeasement, harsh political violence and deep corruption. Can it be cured?

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Sharat Pradhan
Sharat PradhanJun 23, 2019 | 11:00
That fuzzy 'anti-national': Yogi Adityanath’s diktat to private universities in UP is confounding many, and scaring some

UP CM’s recent ordinance, banning ‘anti-national’ activities on campuses, has left many wondering just why such an order was needed when there are already sufficient laws on this?

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Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd
Kancha Ilaiah ShepherdJun 23, 2019 | 10:06
Dear Indian intellectuals, we are not fools: Faux regional language lovers closed the poor's access to English for years

But politicians like Jagan Reddy have sensed the yearning among the masses for English medium instruction and will provide this, despite the intellectuals hissing this is a 'World Bank agenda'.

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Markandey Katju
Markandey KatjuJun 21, 2019 | 14:04
Muslim 'protests' too little, too late: What were ‘prominent’ Bengali Muslims doing before Lok Sabha polls 2019?

The letter written by ‘prominent’ Bengali Muslims to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee only highlights their silence in several earlier cases.

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Anjoo Mohun
Anjoo MohunJun 19, 2019 | 15:57
Happy Birthday, Rahul Gandhi! Let's reflect on the year that was

Do some hard thinking. Maybe you do not have the mettle, and the nastiness, required to be a politician in South Asia. Maybe you didn’t want it in the first place.

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Rahul Noronha
Rahul NoronhaJun 15, 2019 | 16:01

Power cuts are a legacy issue for Congress. It will have to tackle the problem aggressively if it wants to avoid getting caught in the blame game.

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A Saye Sekhar
A Saye SekharJun 15, 2019 | 12:57
Why BJP loses out in the south: Why Narendra Modi's saffron party is unable to cross the Vindhyas in victory

Powerful local players. Rooted regional sensitivities. A host of political miscalculations. And an inability to catch the pulse of the South. All this has limited the Modi Wave to the north of India.

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