Should we worry that Modi may be spending as much on advertising as Obama spent on his entire 2012 campaign?
A study finds that wealth increases the chances of winning, and a combination of wealth and criminal record increases it further.
Azam Khan wanted to drive fence-sitting Hindus into the BJP’s arms in order to ensure fence-sitting Muslims stay with SP.
The exertions of journalists who interviewed Modi have been as weak as the SIT’s which questioned him on the riots.
Opinion poll predictions for UP and other states suggest they might but a pinch of salt should be kept handy.
The ‘alternative’ publishing house, Navayana, is wrong to cancel Joe D’Cruz’s contract for the English translation of his Tamil classic, Aazhi Soozh Ulagu (Ocean Ringed World), just because the author has emerged as a Modi supporter.
Indian politics is becoming increasingly dominated by the richest sections of society; dynasty is merely a symptom of that sickness.
Despite the talk of ‘development’, Amit Shah’s speeches suggest that hate remains a key mobilising tool for the BJP campaign.
An abridged version of my Seminar piece on Narendra Modi and crony capitalism translated into Hindi by Amar Ujala newspaper.
Opinions are divided about what exactly the Aam Aadmi Party represents, but everyone agrees it’s a game-changer in Indian politics.
If the law has any sanctity, the Congress candidate for Saharanpur, Imran Masood, ought to be speedily prosecuted for threatening to chop BJP prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi into pieces.
Who does Narendra Modi really represent and what does his phenomenal rise in Indian politics as election front-runner signify?
Tokenism abounds in the manifesto – pledges for women, minorities and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes with many old promises dusted off and repackaged for the second, third and … Continue reading