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There's been a flood of news. A deluge of views. And many waves of worthies. But don't worry, dear readers. Our monthly Hall of Fame will tell you exactly what you need to know. Ignore the rest.
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From a series of serious electoral losses to concerted Opposition targetting over Rafale, the year went largely against the party.
Shorts In The Dark | 4-minute read
There is no better PR exercise than victory. For the many fence sitters, Rahul is suddenly a possibility.
The Bigger Picture | 4-minute read
All these issues will be in play in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, which explains whether this was a preview of the general elections.
With the victory of Congress and its possible undercurrents rocking the nation, Mamata's dream of a Federal Front has been dumped.
Patna Durbar | 4-minute read
Breaking Views | 10-minute read
This was, in a sense, the revenge of the 'aam aadmi', the faceless Indian for whom the vote is a weapon of last resort, their only way of rejecting any abuse of state power.
The Modi-Shah combine has tasted its first major defeat. But what they could do to counter this is truly scary
Rahul Gandhi has given the BJP major worries. To counter him, the right wing could now aggressively take up temple politics. But that spells doom for India's institutions.
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