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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The VHP’s endorsement of Narendra Modi as the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate to carry forward the Hindutva agenda is a double edged sword. It might unite the Sangh Parivar’s core base while cutting the NDA into pieces. Read more

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Anna Hazare has gone on a maun vrat. In some ways, his decision to go silent is eloquent, come as it does after Prashant Bhushan’s controversial remarks on Kashmir that begot a violent right wing reaction. Read more

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Will the poll outcome in Hissar prove Team Anna’s ability to swing elections on the Jan Lokpal issue? That’s what Arvind Kejriwal would have one believe, moving around in a Toyota Fortuner and exhorting people to banish the Congress for its refusal to accept Anna’s version of the proposed law. Read more

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Without getting into the debate over the colour of homegrown terrorism, I want to make a bipartisan point: terrorism of any hue needs to be fought and eliminated. But that’s easier said than done without a socio-political milieu that unites all Indians against the threat. Read more

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One cannot in principle question the BJP’s right to unfurl the tri-colour at Srinagar’s clock tower on January 26. Read more

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There is just one problem — as I see it— with Home Minister P Chidambaram’s coloured description of terrorism attributed to fringe groups run by Hindu zealots. Read more

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