2019 general elections

BJP strikes gold with #MainBhiChowkidar social media campaign

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Main Bhi Chowkidar: A masterstroke

I predict that once the dust on 2019 General Elections is settled in May, the BJP’s tagline of #MainBhiChowkidar” would be a text book study on how to run a

10 % quota: Tehseen Poonawala is doing what Congress couldn’t do

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Tehseen Poonawala (corner left) who is married to Robert Vadra’s sister

It’s the month of petitions to ensure the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is stopped in its track before the 2019 General Elections unfold from April

Congress and Left now wouldn’t remember the summer of ‘59

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Nehru with EMS Namboodripad (on his left)

While Congress and Left roll together in the bed for the 2019 General Elections, the love birds of today bear little resemblance to the two fighting crows of

Opposition hasn’t paid heed to Rajnath’s words

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Import of Rajnath's statement is lost on everyone

In the wake of Kairana elections, and a loss in Noorpur by a whisker, Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement which escaped the attention of most politi

Indian Media and the judiciary canard

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Media untruthful on judiciary issues

It’s now given that attacks on judiciary would hog the front pages of newspapers and prime time television till the 2019 General Elections.

India’s "Second Independence": the real deal

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Young India Rising: The Second Independence

We are entering into a stretch of political landscape which could simply be termed as the “Second Independence” of India in coming years.

Congress is over in our lifetime

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Rahul's been the final blow to Congress

The other day, having a conversation with a senior Congress leader, I smelled the smoke of a pyre that has burnt itself out.