May 07, 2018
Populist manifestos in Karnataka polls
There is consensus on the need to create jobs—Congress promises one crore jobs and the BJP promises to skill and employ an equal number.
April 23, 2018
One nation, one poll and many poles
The urge to end the annual poll parade is political in terms of synchronization and economic in terms of the cost of holding elections and opportunity costs.
April 09, 2018
The Missing ‘For’ in the ‘Anti’ Fronts
The quest to defeat the BJP needs a plan that has more than just ‘let’s defeat the BJP’ on the agenda.
March 18, 2018
2019 Prophecies and March of Events
The voting in upcoming elections will be influenced by the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya case and the monsoon.
February 21, 2018
Do your math. You will see that Modi increasingly looks like a one-term Prime Minister
The BJP has not shown any signs of improving its tally in its weak large states such as West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
January 27, 2018
The ‘Mathematics’ Behind Early Elections
If the state elections are any harbinger for the next general elections, then the BJP is certainly on a declining trend.
December 20, 2017
Does RaGa have a signature tune?
On Saturday, Rahul Gandhi, by the twists of fate and Fortuna, took charge of the grand old party of India, the Indian National Congress. What does the party's future look like?
December 05, 2017
The One-Election Idea is a Farce
The case for holding simultaneous elections in the diverse, federal Indian polity is weak.
April 27, 2017
Why Stop at Red Beacon, Review Practices to Dismantle VIP Cult
The need to restore equivalence between the elected and the electors.
April 26, 2017
The Relationship between Economics and Politics
The lack of a proven relationship between economics and politics.