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Why Modi is Still the One

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The age of Hindu politics

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The Southern Frontier

Voted back to power in the biggest-ever victory for an incumbent non-Congress government in India, the NDA stopped short of breaching the southern frontiers of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. In Karnataka,…

The Dawn of Hindu Politics

ON MARCH 8TH, two days before polls were announced by the Election Commission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, to lay the foundation stone for the Kashi…

Why Modi is Still the One

WE ARE LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY FROM THE verdict, which has already been imagined and reimagined by everyone with an urge to save/ redeem/restore/reinvent Indian democracy. This kind of frenzied…

Power Dressing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stock of kurtas this campaign season has become a fashion statement. Being summer, the colours he chooses are light yellow, light green or light grey. Over the kurta,…

High and Low

THE CURRENT ELECTION CAMPAIGN is probably the most bitter in recent memory. Ranged on one side is a Prime Minister greatly admired by his followers and disliked with equal intensity by his detractors…

Undue Process

THE AMERICAN JURIST Alan Dershowitz, who at the age of 28 became the youngest law professor at Harvard Law School, recently tweeted against the institution where he had taught for the last 52 years…

Nathuram Godse: Assassin’s Creed

INDIA IS A land of many farces. Who in 1948, soon after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, could have imagined that there would one day be apologies happening for the defamation of his killer,…

Sleepless in Power

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA Modi’s three- hour sleep has become as much of a conversation starter as it has a meme, praised and mocked in equal measure. He joins a select group of world leaders who have…

Between Freedom and Control

THE INDUSTRIAL POLICY Resolution of 1948 said, ‘Government have decided that the manufacture of arms and ammunition, the production and control of atomic energy, and ownership and management of…

Awakening Bharat Mata

THERE ARE TWO public faces of Narendra Modi. The first, always in evidence at official functions, is of an immaculately turned out Modi addressing issues of governance with solemnity and with single-…