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Karnataka: The Inevitable End

V Shoba

The real story in Karnataka is not the fall of the Congress-JD(S) government but the impending demise of the Congress itself in the state

Big Bang Bengaluru

BJP’s spectacular performance in Karnataka heralds the end of a discredited government and a decrepit coalition

Minority Report

The Left rout in Kerala was a result of Muslim and Christian communities strategically voting en bloc for the Congress as a bulwark against the BJP

The Meaning of the Mandate

Modi becomes the first Prime Minister since Indira Gandhi to return to power with an absolute majority for his party

The Name of the Change

Modi, as man and idea, is a layered construct

Memes in Hope of Private Utopia

As his opposition remained entangled in useless wisecracks, Modi fused majority concerns with nationalism to create a winning cocktail

The Redundancy of the Elite

How Modi wrested back control of communicating with India from political and intellectual cliques

Amit Shah: Master of the Machine

Amit Shah is already planning 2024. A portrait of the ace organiser

The Southern Frontier

The BJP put up its best-ever show in Karnataka but stopped short of making headway in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

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