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Making of a mass leader
Without Bitterness
Modi’s Gambit
Modi’s endgame
Black money and politics
Rahul’s Political Thriller
Birdsong with Krishnan
Birdsong with Krishnan
Spui on Fridays
Spui on Fridays

Firmly polite and politely unhelpful

What sort of a Prime Minister will Deve Gowda make? People are just beginning to formulate their first, tentative opinions. Many of those who watched him delivering his maiden speech. Read More...

What future for Congress?

The Congress today looks like an old banyan tree which had once dominated the scene where it stood but which now stands all dried up with a hollowed stem and wasted branches. Read More...

Across the hurdle with a rainbow

IT is rather remarkable for the 13-party United Front to have passed the second most difficult hurdle in its way so smoothly and within such a short time of taking office. Read More...

And he's the man who fights the bull

Forming a cabinet is not an easy task at any time, not even when a leader has an absolute parliamentary majority. It is especially precarious when a cabinet has to be hammered out of a coalition. Read More...

Delhi as a political Disneyland

Delhi has been transformed into a political Disneyland where everybody with a seat in Parliament is riding on a fantasy rollercoaster of power, seeing his best hopes and worst fears come true at the same time. Read More...