The presidential elections are widely predicted to be the UPA’s biggest challenge to prevent future erosion of its authority depleted by scams and electoral reverses. But I do not foresee any major problem in the election of the ruling combination’s candidate, be it Hamid Ansari or Pranab Mukherjee. Read more
An opinion piece I wrote in the Hindustan Times, on Lalu Yadav’s unblemished, secular track record and his utility for the Congress on that count has evoked a mixed response. It’s evident that regardless of whether one likes or hates him, one cannot ignore the RJD leader’s ready wit and rustic charms that make him the best political communicator in business.