Rajeev Deshpande

Setting the House In Order

As BJP takes stock of its electoral performance, the focus shifts to the selection of the next party president and toning up organisational functioning

14 June 2024
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A Shot At Redemption

Rahul Gandhi has led Congress out of the doldrums. Can the party sustain its new momentum?

07 June 2024
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No Time to Pause

Modi may set aside BJP’s more contentious agendas but he is unlikely to be overcautious

07 June 2024
NDA set to form govt but major gains for I.N.D.I.A. allies

Local factors undo BJP as party falls well short of majority; NDA allies JD(U) and TDP do well; shock defeats for CMs Naveen Patnaik and Jagan Mohan Reddy

04 June 2024
Under Siege

BJP has the edge on BJD in Odisha’s Lok Sabha seats while the Assembly election is a closer contest than expected, reports

29 May 2024
‘Modi Will Be Credited with Undoing the Culture of Appeasement’

After a successful career in medicine, Dr Jitendra Singh has been Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) since the inception of the Modi government in 2014. He talks to Rajeev Deshpande about elections in Jammu & Kashmir and the electoral narratives as polling for the 18th Lok Sabha concludes

28 May 2024
‘We Aim for a Govt with BJP CM in J&K,’ says Jitendra Singh

Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office speaks to Open in an exclusive interview

25 May 2024
Cashing in on the Naveen Fatigue

Dharmendra Pradhan, contesting from Sambalpur in Odisha, tells why he gets a whiff of change

24 May 2024


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