Exit polls for states – Assam, Tamil Nadu, Bengal, Kerala and Puducherry

In India, the electoral scene has got so tough over the years that state polls are seen as a barometer of how well the political parties are doing. So, before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP was winning in the elections held in states months before the national elections, and it was as a […]

The mess about the Italian naval guards – total screw-up by the UPA Government

First steps – Kerala is a very delicate state for the Congress. The state delivers a very tight verdict in assembly elections, and if the past trends are anything to go by, it is the turn of the Left parties to get more seats in Kerala (since a Congress led front is in power in […]

Crisis in the Kerala CPM – fight between old rivals picks up over a murder

The Kerala CPM party has been in the throes of an ugly rivalry for some time now, and it is a very unique rivalry. On one side is the vote getter and very popular leader of the party, Achuthanandan, who is now in his late 80’s. He is the the known face of the party […]