May 12, 2019

Poll bugle 9

I wrote that a clearer picture of the pattern of voting could emerge after the 5th phase of polling. I was a day long in touch […]
May 12, 2019

Will Modi return?

Modi’s 5-year-term 2014-19 followed two 5-year terms of UPA rule under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Therefore, it becomes imperative to ascertain the reasons for UPA’s defeat […]
May 10, 2019

Bengal, the past and the future!

My post is Bengal specific as the news of confiscation of a substantial sum allegedly from the car of Bharati Ghosh IPS (Retd.), and a BJP […]
May 8, 2019

Poll bugle 8

It is difficult to say what is scorching more, the unrelenting summer or the vitriolic poll campaigns. Never have I seen from the days of Jawaharlal […]
May 7, 2019

An opportunity lost!

Judiciary in India can be divided into two, the lower and the higher, the former slow and corrupt, perhaps beyond any early redemption. The higher judiciary, […]
May 4, 2019

Poll bugle 7!

The fifth phase of the poll is a day away. A pattern seems to be falling in shape, on which I shall come a bit later. […]
May 3, 2019

Cyclone Fani!

Even as I am writing this post, the skies have darkened, and the rain has started, characteristic of the outer peripheral disc of the cyclone edging […]
May 1, 2019

Poll bugle 6

Poll bugle 6 The Modi and Mamata electoral fight in Bengal seems to have become the ‘battle royal,’ as no PM has ever addressed so many […]
April 28, 2019

The poll bugle 5!

It’s difficult to judge whether the poll heat or the summer heat is singeing. The sacred duty of all the politicians in maintaining state secrets seems […]