Is there a political narrative to nuggets of information about the BJP’s post-electoral plans to change governors and dislodge precariously-perched regimes in Bihar, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand? Read more

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The BJP expects Muslims to forget the past and move on. Perhaps they should. But has the party done enough to win their trust? Read more

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It isn’t a song. It’s a grateful nation’s elegy to its brave soldiers that no one political party can or should try appropriating. ‘Aiy merey watan ke logon’ belongs to all Indians. So does Lata Mangeshkar. Read more

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Never mind the hung assembly in Delhi, the decimation of the Congress and the BJP’s emergence as the single largest party. The real winner in the three-way contest is Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Admi Party. Read more

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The 2014 elections aren’t merely about changing the government. The rhetoric ahead of the polls makes one believe that it’s an attempt at once to change historical narratives handed down to successive generation of Indians. Read more

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It’ll be wrong to interpret the outcome of elections to five state assemblies as a referendum on Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial ambitions or the anti-incumbency that stares the UPA in the face. Read more

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A section of the media considers Narendra Modi’s speech at a gathering of ex-servicemen in Rewari as statesman-like. They are entitled to their views. My question: does one swallow make a summer? Read more

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It’s now loud and clear that Narendra Modi’s the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate. Doubts if any on that count were set at rest by the composition of the panel he presides for the party’s 2014 election campaign. Read more

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Regardless of whether Nitish Kumar’s gamble of parting company with the BJP in Bihar fails or succeeds, the Bihar chief minister has lent variety to the public discourse on Narendra Modi’s suitability as a candidate for the PM’s office.

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Lal Krishna Advani’s has spoilt Narendra Modi’s party by announcing his exit from the BJP. Will the BJP president and the Gujarat CM’s best man Rajnath Singh be able to control the damage that he himself caused in the first place? Read more

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