The Bihar problem: How does Nitish move ahead ?

A lot of people in Indian politics have known this problem; probably Jayalalitha was one of the few politicians who has not faced such a problem. This is not a quiz – this is the common scene when a powerful politician has to leave his position of power and hand over the reins to someone […]

Delhi elections: Can the BJP lose ?

The latest elections polls in Delhi seem surprising given the events of the past 1 year. After the stepping down of Arvind Kejriwal from the post of chief minister and the Lok Sabha polls, AAP seemed to be on a downturn. There was talk of internal dissensions within the party, and you would see people […]

The Delhi elections – too many complexities

For such a small state, when you compare with the neighbors, Delhi seems to have an over-sized political significance. Delhi has 7 Lok Sabha seats while the neighboring Uttar Pradesh has more than 80 Lok Sabha seats. Yet, the amount of media attention that is being paid to the Delhi state elections is incredible. And […]