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Sandip Ghose is a writer and blogger on current affairs. Views expressed are personal and does not reflect those of his employer

POLITICS

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Two Netas, Two Attitudes: How Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi stand in contrast after May 23

While NDA sports a 'business as usual' air and Modi talks of taking everyone along, Rahul is busy with his pet accusation of Modi being a divisive factor, while the Congress lacks decisive leadership.

POLITICS

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Not Just a Shah Nama: Why I think Narendra Modi's successor could well be a woman

The mocking levity around Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani shows we can’t stand women making strides in politics. Thankfully, they aren't waiting around to listen to misogynistic criticism.

POLITICS

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ELECTION

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Reinvent the Khan Market Consensus: To challenge Narendra Modi, liberals need a new way forward

Instead of expecting a reformation in the Congress party and/or attacking Modi, liberals need to do some real intellectual labour.

POLITICS

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Exit Polls 2019: Are Rahul Gandhi and the Congress trying a 'dismantling strategy'? This could hurt Indian democracy

Instead of raising doubts over EVMs, exit polls and even the EC, Rahul Gandhi and the Congress must reinvent their own party. Fear-mongering about India's democracy may end up harming only them.

POLITICS

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Modi 2.0: What should Narendra Modi do after May 23

If PM Modi's first term was characterized by terrific foreign policy achievements, his second term should be all about bold economic reform.

POLITICS

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India's Angry Election: Modi may win, his critics may lose on May 23. But what's certain is more bitterness and lots more rage

The 2014 election was extremely hard for a handful of vested interests to bear. The results of 2019 will now be fought over to shreds. Expect disturbances, including in law and order.

POLITICS

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From Bofors to 'Brashtachari', Indian politics changed under Narendra Modi. Rahul Gandhi is perhaps the last to know

By taking on Modi with 'Chowkidar Chor Hai', Rahul Gandhi perhaps thought he was avenging Bofors. He didn't realise the new tenacity and bite in political leaders today, until the rejoinder arrived.

POLITICS

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Why Subhash Bose and Shastri matter: Under Narendra Modi, a veil of mystery obscuring leaders other than the usual kind has finally lifted

Suddenly, we see a slew of books and movies probing the lives and deaths of some of our most important, and totally overlooked, leaders. It is only the change in regime which made this possible.

POLITICS

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SC raps Rahul: Why the ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ jibe shows Rahul Gandhi's fatigue and the Congress' fear of loss

With NYAY failing to gather steam, the Rafale accusations not denting Modi’s image and the ire of the apex court now, Rahul Gandhi’s desperation is clear.