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The Secret of Pawar Play

There are few Indian politicians as inscrutable as Sharad Pawar. The old political jungle saying…

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Neta Nagri: Pragya Thakur पर Amit Shah को क्या बोला था Arun Jaitley ने और Uddhav, Devendra और Ajit में झूठा कौन?

This week on Neta Nagri The Lallantop Editor Saurabh Dwivedi discussed Rajdeep Sardesai on Maharashtra…

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The Limits of Militant Hindutva

It is not without irony that barely days after the long-pending Ayodhya verdict was delivered…

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The tiger roars again

There is a story which BJP leader, the late Pramod Mahajan would happily relate about…

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It’s the Opposition, stupid!

So here is the paradox of our times. Read the business pages, and there is…

The Silence of Mumbai

Long before Sudheendra Kulkarni, there were the likes of Nikhil Wagle and your humble columnist.…

Why Modi-Shah duo will win Maharashtra

Political judgements based on opinion polls are hazardous at the best of times, but when there is a five-cornered fight like in Maharashtra, pollsters are often whistling in the dark. There were almost 50 constituencies in Maharashtra in 2009 where the margin was less than 5,000 votes, making any conclusive poll prediction a nightmare. And yet, let me stick my neck out on my home state: The BJP will be almost certainly the single-largest party and, in fact, should get a clear majority.

A polarising figure

‘Don’t insult me by calling me a politician. I am a political cartoonist!’ warned the…