The success of the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar in 2015 appears to have become some sort of a template for political unity.
Like a game of treasure hunt, sometimes very important messages are hidden in obvious places that no one notices.
In the Karnataka elections there is finally a match. It is no longer about separate ideas of India. The ideas have long gone out of the window. This is about survival.
Four years of NDA government at the centre have undermined one major gain that came with Narendra Modi’s prime ministership -- the revival of single party dominance and the end of pesky coalition p
In the rarefied inner chambers of the Supreme Court of India, you can sometimes find it difficult to tell what’s frosty from the typically formal.
It is going to be the moment of truth for women — when all their patience wears out, what will they do. The retribution for Kathua and Unnao cannot be in another ‘Not in My Name’.
It needs powerful symbols to anger, or to keep the peace.
It has now become a case of lumpen versus lumpen in the name of Hindu identity.
The assertion of Hindu identity against the backdrop of the Ramjanmabhoomi movement now threatens to alter the social DNA of West Bengal.
The art of democracy involves exploring ways to influence voters.