| 9-minute read
The Congress must drop its soft Hindutva and janeu-dhari politics. It must ensure NYAY spreads. And it must seriously consider a major change of leadership with Amarinder Singh for top job.
Today, regional parties are much more in touch with the aspirations of their voters than the Congress party. The grand old party now faces a 'do or die' moment.
| 4-minute read
If religion rode over caste in Uttar Pradesh, it was Yogi’s doing. His success has only strengthened his personal political bastion now.
The ‘Modi Wave’ has swept the nation. It has ended dynastic privilege and entitlement. What it has consolidated is far more powerful.
| 4-minute read
It's Not About Hindutva: Narendra Modi's victory doesn't show Hindu minds have been rigged. Such critiques are clueless
Many Muslim majority areas voted overwhelmingly for the BJP. Who ‘rigged’ their minds?
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Keeping Your Word: Dear Navjot Sidhu, now that Rahul Gandhi has lost Amethi, when are you quitting politics?
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu had said that he would quit politics if Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. It's time to fulfill your promise, Mr Sidhu!
| 6-minute read
White Elephant, Punctured Bike: How Uttar Pradesh voters jolted the Gathbandhan and the Congress hard
Not only does the gathbandhan stand decimated in Uttar Pradesh, but the Congress has also suffered its worst defeat here. That's despite the starry addition of Priyanka Gandhi.
| 2-minute read
Direct Benefit to All: 42% Indians benefited from BJP's welfare schemes. They paid Modi back with their votes
Reportedly 60 crore people voted. And 25 crore were apparently beneficiaries of the Modi govt's welfare schemes. Do the math.
The parties failed to build on their organisational base and could never increase their vote share. The BJP, however, focused on dismantling satraps cultivated by Congress-NCP.
| 3-minute read