Amulya Ganguli | IANS

Rahul's No to Third Front: Ploughing a Lonely Furrow?

The implications of Rahul Gandhi\'s summary dismissal of the idea of Congress support for the Third Front are not clear.

10 May 2014

BJP Manifesto Bids Farewell to Vajpayee Era

Even as an ailing Atal Bihari Vajpayee sits incommunicado in his lonely bungalow in New Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to dump his agenda which was meant to neutralize the hardliners.

12 Apr 2014

Is Modi Rattled by AK-49?

Narendra Modi\'s rather unusually harsh criticism of Arvind Kejriwal can raise the question whether the Bharatiya Janata Party\'s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate has been unnerved by the challenge posed by the Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader in the contest for the Varanasi seat.

29 Mar 2014

India's Gaping Leadership Vacuum

A major reason why the forthcoming general elections may not usher in political stability is the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of today\'s leaders.

18 Mar 2014

Congress Needs a Charismatic Figure - And a Big Idea

Before every election, Priyanka Gandhi, who turns 42 on Sunday, steps out of the seclusion of her family life and visits the two pocket boroughs of the Nehru-Gandhi family - Rae Bareli and Amethi - to oversee the Congress\'s organizational preparations.

11 Jan 2014

Amid gloom and doom, Odisha shows 'can do' spirit

At a time when the daily perusal of Indian newspapers can be a disheartening experience because of the reports of rapes, riots, sleaze and the sliding rupee, the remarkable performance of the Odisha government in staving off the challenge posed by Cyclone Phailin on the country\'s eastern coastline stands out in shining contrast.

19 Oct 2013

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