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After Bihar: Modi the Diminished

S Prasannarajan

Was Modi blinded by his own aura?

After Bihar: The Road from Patna

Astute manipulation of the caste matrix and a savvy campaign led the Grand Alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad to an epochal victory. The BJP underestimated the power of its opponent and fell victim to its own contradictions

After Bihar: Be the Master and Skip the House

There are plenty of initiatives that Modi can take to keep the economic reforms going even if Bihar makes a dent in his bid for a Rajya Sabha majority

The Patna Protocol

An epic battle is underway in the proverbial badlands of Bihar, where many political lives swing between irrelevance and renewal. Even as cracks appear in the artificial alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad, the BJP wants more than a victory. It is fighting for a mandate worthy of India’s most popular politician and its unsurpassed campaigner. Narendra Modi’s next phase of modernisation will begin from the backwardness of Bihar

2014 REVIEW: POLITICS

Nitish Kumar’s Anti-BJP Gamble • The Fall of Jayalalithaa • AAP’s Hitwicket • The Birth of Telangana • The Not so Grand Alliance • The Congress Eclipse

100 Days of Modi

S Prasannarajan • PR Ramesh • Suhel Seth • Tavleen Singh • Shiv Visvanathan • Ullekh NP • And more

From Chaos to Control

From UPA rule to NDA, the transition has been dramatic. But Modi needs to understand the inherent value of dissent

Disgruntled and Dangerous

They were once the flag bearers of saffron power. Denied rewards in the form of positions in the Government or special notes of appreciation from the Prime Minister, these worthies today spell more trouble than comfort for the NDA regime

The inheritance of ruins

After ten years of the UPA regime’s fiscal recklessness and figure fudging, Arun Jaitley has his task cut out for him: take the economy to the next level of growth

A Glass of Milk and Plenty of Water

An economist lists five priorities for the next government

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