Akhilesh Yadav

Rise of a ‘new’ BJP in a ‘new’ India

If a week can be a long time in Indian politics, a decade is truly…

BJP has clear edge in UP battle

In the narrow lane from the Hanumangarhi temple to the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya,…

Elections On My Plate | Exclusive Report From Lucknow

To understand vox populi on the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, India Today’s Rajdeep Sardesai takes…

The UP Muslim ‘vote bank’ predicament

The complicated and controversial notion of a Muslim vote bank stretches back to the first…

Congress will remain a C team player

Five years is an eternity in Indian politics. As Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav beamed…

Rahul to Akhilesh, Ajit Pawar to media: Modi needs to thank them

Barring a miracle, at some stage on Friday, Narendra Modi will be poised to fulfil his long-cherished ambition of being the next prime minister. Yes, exit polls have a spotty record in the country, but unless we have all got it horribly wrong, there is no reason to believe that there isn’t a Modi ‘wave’ in large parts of the country, if not a tsunami. When Modi writes his blog and thanks the Indian voter, here are a few more thank you cards he should send out.