29 Oct 2012
Just a month back it had seemed as if the US President, Barack Obama, would have a smooth sailing for a second term at the White House. He was leading in the polls, the Democrats had succeeded in panting his opponent, Mitt Romney, as a gaffe-prone bumbler out of touch with ordinary Americans and the economy was showing signs of recovery. And then something rather unexpected happened.
01 Oct 2011
The other day Rahul Gandhi made a “lofty” speech against corruption in the Lok Sabha and solemnly declared “we cannot wish away corruption by the mere desire to see it removed from our lives .This requires a comprehensive framework of action and a concerted political program supported by all levels of the state from the highest to the lowest. Most importantly, it requires firm political will”.
22 Dec 2011
Dear Mr Gandhi, The elections in UP are, understandably, your major preoccupation. It is difficult to predict the result. But even if you do well, will India have reason to celebrate? Electoral success will show that you are better than the opposition. But that bar is now so low that is almost an embarrassment to trumpet that one is merely better than the opposition.
23 May 2011
Just as Communists are fond of invoking the “final crisis” of capitalism, the BJP is perennially hopeful of the lotus blooming in Kerala—at least for the past 30 years.
17 May 2011
पांच राज्यों में विधानसभा चुनाव के नतीजों में निहित संदेश को रेखांकित कर रहे हैं संजय गुप्त
17 May 2011
Sanjay Gupta highlights the underlying message of the results of the Assembly poll of five states.