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Amma and Didi: Cult of the ‘Supremos’

On the face of it, Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee are as different from each other…

BJP at the crossroads: What the party can learn from bypolls results

Indian voters have a knack of surprising political pundits. Just a few weeks ago, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah could do no wrong; now, after a series of byelection reverses, the Modi-Shah duo is being blamed for losing the Midas touch. Neither is the euphoria nor the harsh criticism valid: No two elections are the same and the extreme responses that accompany every election result are perhaps uncalled for.

Drowning things out

Having grown up in the megalopolis, I have an obvious emotional attachment to Mumbai. Which…