India Inc’s Massive Bid for Power - Political Notebook • Narendra Modi and Governance - Siddhartha Guha Ray • Modi’s Contrarian Foreign Policy Goals - M.K. Bhadrakumar • Moneyfestos of the Plutocracy - Kamal Nayan Kabra • Demolition of Pluralism - Kuldip Nayar • Ukraine: Threat To Europe's Energy Security - Amitava Mukherjee • ‘Halt Modi!’—Sane Voice in Darkness - Humra Quraishi
In the run-up to the 2014 general elections, India has witnessed an unprecedented demonstration of massive infusion of money in electoral campaigning. A sort of carpet-bombing of India’s voters with the Opposition BJP’s (...)
Narendra Modi, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, has earned notoriety for his colossal ignorance of Indian history and important facts.
According to him, the ashes of Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, the founder of the Jana Sangh, (...)
By all accounts this election campaign has been shriller, more aggressive and more hate-filled than previous campaigns. There were excesses on all sides. All players seemed driven by a newfound desperation. The BJP, emboldened by (...)
by Siddhartha Guha Ray
The results of the opinion polls shown in several television channels give a clear indication that National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by the BJP, shall be our rulers for the next five years, and Narendra Modi’s (...)
The election manifestos of India’s political parties usually do not attract—or merit—attention. But the Bharatiya Janata Party’s [BJP] manifesto, which was released on April 7, whetted curiosity for two good reasons.
One, the document was unduly (...)