Mayawati

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Amit Shah, Asaduddin Owaisi की बहस, Azam Khan, Mayawati के भाई पर आरोप,Richa Bharati Quran मुद्दे पर

The Lallantop weekend special Neta Nagri. We talk to senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai on Karnataka…

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Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Test’ Now

For four years and a bit, every time there has been a major state election,…

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Elections On My Plate | Exclusive Report From Lucknow

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

When Kejriwal defeated the media

In the 2015 Delhi elections, Arvind Kejriwal didn’t just demolish his opposition; he also defeated the media. That might seem a strange thing to say since the general impression for a long time has been that Kejriwal and his AAP party are a creation of the media, and television news in particular. The fact is, February 2015 is not December 2013. Then, we couldn’t get enough of Kejriwal: he was popping in and out of tv studios and every move, every soundbite of his, was tracked with relentless energy. ‘Would you do it with any other chief minister?’ I recall Narendra Modi asking me once in a phone conversation.

Baap Re AAP

There is nothing quite like an Indian election: it is, to borrow from The Times of India’s slogan, ‘the dance of democracy’. Yesterday, was yet another remarkable moment in India’s electoral history. There was a general feeling ahead of counting day that AAP was in the lead. My own figure in the office sweepstakes was a half century for AAP. But no one, least of all Arvind Kejriwal himself, could have imagined 67 out of the 70 seats.

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Face the nation

On the face of it, a Narendra Modi’s politics is as different from Mayawati’s as…