Yatra Takeaway 

Yatra Takeaway 

It has certainly generated some goodwill for Congress, and things look potentially set for a change. But Modi persona still looms large

Our Greatest Poet We Didn’t Celebrate

Our Greatest Poet We Didn’t Celebrate

Rahi’s panacea for our conflicted present was to return to our neglected mother tongue. Language, he once told me, represented a community’s basic identity rather than a political  ideology.

 

Hundred Days of Yatra

Hundred Days of Yatra

The yatra is a desperate measure for a desperate situation. Will it change anything for the better for Congress? Its true gauge will be the party’s future electoral performance

Gujarat Takeaway

Gujarat Takeaway

For now, Congress can take heart from the victory in Himachal  It can put some wind in its sails as it prepares for the Assembly elections next year. The party currently rules in Chhattisgarh, Himachal and Rajasthan. It remains to be seen whether the party retains Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan. Its performance in Karntaka and Madhya Pradesh will be also keenly watched

Not Just a Bajwa Protege

Not Just a Bajwa Protege

Would General Munir review his predecessor’s internal and external policies? He might very well do so. It remains to be seen whether he takes steps to resolve the current crisis in Pakistan and order elections ahead of their due date, as desired by Khan.

Ground Zero Gujarat

Ground Zero Gujarat

The outcome of the polls in Gujarat and Himachal could very well set the stage for 2024. More so, the one in Gujarat.

Polls Apart

Polls Apart

As for the opposition, it has become a crowded scene with the entry of new political actors over the last three years, the former Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad is the latest. And all of them are acting at cross-purposes against one another.

Has PM Modi Resolved Kashmir?

Has PM Modi Resolved Kashmir?

What does the future hold for Kashmir? The probability is that it will be more of the same. Even if the BJP loses power in the future, the Article 370 move remains a fait accompli.

A New US-Pakistan Warmth

A New US-Pakistan Warmth

New geopolitics is already shaping up and one of its visible fallouts is also being registered across Asia. The US seems to have doubled down on its efforts to contain China.

Azad in J&K

Azad in J&K

Azad, no doubt, has his political strengths, but it is difficult to predict what his party would actually end up doing: One possibility is that it would split the Muslim vote in Jammu and to a lesser extent in Kashmir Valley – a la Assadudin Owaisi in the UP.

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