YSR evoked strong feelings of like and dislike, and where I stand in that divide is clear. I wish YSR had not flown that morning. He deserved to live much longer.
It was sometime in 2005 that I met him first. Not many people in Delhi media gave much attention to YSR, who had in 2004 defeated Chandrababu Naidu, darling of the media. YSR didn’t care. In fact, he was not very enthusiastic at all to make a profile in Delhi. He knew it was best avoided in Congress politics. Read more
The splendid victory of the Congress has been interpreted by many as the death of regional and caste-based parties. The logic for this argument is as follows.
1) Congress is recovering in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
2) Congress defeated TDP in Andhra Pradesh Read more