Losing State elections 2018 can be a master stroke for Narendra Modi in winning India 2019

BJP has lost elections 2018 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The national media is hyper-active theorizing that Narendra Modi wave has ended, Modi magic does not work anymore, Amit Shah has lost his touch, Amit Shah does not know the electoral pulse anymore and so on. Congress has won elections 2018 in Rajasthan, Madhya […]

Lodha Committee Report and Indian Politics

There were allegations of betting and match-fixing in the IPL and allegations of corruption in some State associations. None of the office-bearers of BCCI or Government of India was interested in any enquiry in these allegations. Supreme Court of India stepped in and set up Lodha Committee to improve the governance of BCCI and to […]

Simultaneous Elections in India: A Needless Debate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started advocating simultaneous elections in India. Needless to say, his party, BJP, is toeing the line. Their line of argument is that the country is perpetually in election mode, resulting in a lack of adequate focus on governance. The second point is that successive elections lead to extra expenditure. Other […]

Elections – How Rahul Gandhi lost India 2019

In an alliance, what do you expect a party with 2/3rd of the seats to do? Lead. Wrong. In Karnataka 2018, Congress got 78 seats and JD(S) got 37 seats. Yet, there shall not be any Congress CM, but only Deputy CM. Why? Because, more than winning himself, Rahul Gandhi wants to defeat Narendra Modi. […]

Elections – Lose Karnataka 2018, Win India 2019

The mandate of Karnataka 2018 is out. For the BJP, it is the case of so near, so far; with 8-9 seats missing to the majority. For the Congress, it is a moral victory that they have managed to keep BJP away from the majority of its own, though it is a different matter that […]

Indian Politicians: The Devil wears White – 2

After sketching my appearance in part I of this blog, now I am detailing out my behaviour and thoughts. Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world”. For starters, I garland this fellow in the morning of 2nd October (earlier I used to spend some time spinning khadi on this […]

Indian Politicians: The Devil Wears White

I am an Indian politician. I wear white. Who am I? What do I do? Why am I invincible? Where do I come from? What are my views on governance (where did that come from)? So silly of Indians that they still do not identify me even after decades of abuse at my hands and […]

The Decision Makers in the Narendra Modi Government – Five and A Half Men

Narendra Modi is an avid campaigner, Narendra Modi is a master strategist, NaMo understands the pulse of the nation, and NaMo has a target to hug every male leader of the world, Narendra Modi loves giving global gyaan on his Mann Ki Baat – But does Narendra Modi govern? Does Narendra Modi take a decision […]

Elections – Win Gujarat 2017, Lose India 2019

Both, BJP and Congress, are campaigning hard for the Gujarat elections 2017. So hard that Narendra Modi has postponed the winter session of the parliament, Rahul Gandhi has been attending to so many of the temples, which he might not have done in his life-time till now. So, who will win and who will lose? […]