Omar Abdullah was quick to repudiate Narendra Modi’s claim that Kashmiri women who married outsiders were dispossessed of the rights available to a ’state subject’ under the constitution of Jammu and Kashmir. Read more
Telugu Desam’s Chandrababu Naidu must deal with the BJP from a position of strength—not weakness. Regardless of his travails in Andhra Pradesh, the TDP chief’s support for the saffron party is “invaluable” for enhancing Narendra Modi’s political acceptability. Read more
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s refusal to join debate in Parliament on the CAG report on what has come to be called Coalgate could prove to be a self defeating exercise in the longer run. Read more
The BJP needs a new Atal Bihari Vajpayee, not a Narendra Modi struggling to live down a gory past to qualify as Prime Minister. Read more
I’m sure this post will get the goat of Narendra Modi’s many admirers who visit the site with alarming regularity. Read more
Middle class Pakistanis have always been enamored of the scale and substance of Indian democracy. But the ongoing campaign hasn’t engaged their attention barring, of course, stock references to the plight of Muslims, Naxal violence and the shameful jooton-ki-barsaat.