BJP’s huge win in MP is a big setback to Congress

Rajeev Deshpande

“Modi ki Guarantee” is resonating with voters and CM Shivraj Chouhan’s schemes for women and farm schemes powered BJP to an unprecedented 5th term in office

KCR’S Tough Test

Apart from the distractions of his national ambitions, misgovernance and alleged scams are hurting BRS

Restoring the Dignity of the Dead

The peace accord with UNLF, the oldest Meitei insurgent group in Manipur, and the Supreme Court’s snub to NGOs delaying the burial of victims can help calm the state down

The Radicalisation of Kerala

Pro-Hamas mobilisations reflect the state’s political and social fissures

Intimations for the Incumbent

A resurgent BJP and influential Adivasi candidates could spoil the Congress show in Chhattisgarh’s first phase

The Winning Factor

Fielding MPs and Union ministers in key seats helps BJP introduce new faces and hold veterans accountable at the same time

Freebie Fix

Competitive populism of the manifestos can only come at a very high post-poll cost

Mandal seeks a comeback against Kamandal

The opposition hopes the Bihar caste survey will revive the Mandal debate but BJP’s Hindutva-plus model has changed the ground rules

A new turn in Amaravati

Chandrababu Naidu’s arrest has put him back in the national spotlight

Vivek Ramaswamy: The American Dreamer

The conservative entrepreneur with an anti-woke agenda, Indian-origin Vivek Ramaswamy, has become an influential contender in the Republican primaries


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