A Shot At Redemption

Rajeev Deshpande

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

BJP’s “400-paar” Ambition

Once BJP was persuaded to drop that lofty goal, its critics now went for the kill

Back to the Family Turf

How safe is the safe seat for Rahul Gandhi? Amita Shah captures the mood in Rae Bareli

Mapping the Muslim Mind

Travelling across eastern Uttar Pradesh, Open finds Muslims are crestfallen as they are taken for granted by the so-called secular parties

Sam Pitroda: Loose Talker

Once part of India’s telecom revolution, he now finds renown for the wrong reasons

The Unravelling

The Congress campaign is stuttering at the end of polling for 285 seats with its key promises failing to strike a chord with voters and an isolated high command remaining out of sync with the party cadre

Congress Crisis In Delhi

Now BJP is well-poised to repeat its sweep of all seven seats in the capital

The Conceit of Social Justice Politics

As Modi challenges the dogma of division

A Socialist Mirage

Policies that encourage redistribution have a poor track record and Congress’ leftward lurch is more a vision of class war than empowerment

Spare the EVM Please

Look who’s losing faith in democracy


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