Suhas Palshikar The Indian Express Group
Friday 13 December '13Electoral victories in four states may not add up to a BJP wave in 2014.
Friday 22 November '13Will Modi effect a fundamental shift in democratic politics?
Monday4 November '13Our political parties have been facing ‘continuous assessment’ for the past two decades.
Friday18 October '13Survey evidence points to the importance of continuous politics, which requires parties to have a semblance of an organisation and regular activists.
Tuesday30 July '13Come 2014, BJP will serve each state a different Modi. There will be at least three
Tuesday2 July '13Rumblings in Maharashtra’s BJP-Shiv Sena alliance and MNS carry portents for 2014
Thursday13 June '13The Advani drama is over. But for the BJP, challenging times have only just begun
Wednesday22 May '13Instead of collecting small victories in the shadow of impending defeats, the Congress needs to inject itself with some political adrenaline
Monday22 April '13Speeches in poor taste are not new in Maharashtra. Ajit Pawar’s resort to a tested strategy speaks of a deeper malaise
Thursday4 April '13New strains in coalition politics may be redefining power-sharing for the future
Friday8 March '13Why this year’s assembly elections could be the tea leaves for 2014
Tuesday22 January '13Rahul inherits a Congress that has ceased to set the terms of political contestation
Friday4 January '13We must ask hard questions of these mobilisations, before we declare them a new politics
Saturday29 December '12Modi has established the classic one-dominant-party model of competition in Gujarat.
Wednesday21 November '12Shiv Sena cannot continue to be both vigilante movement and political party
Monday5 November '12Assembly elections in Himachal and Gujarat are more a test for the Congress than the BJP
Monday23 July '12NCP’s shrunken options in Maharashtra will weigh heavy as he mulls his future in UPA
Thursday26 April '12The failure to construct an all-India motif has led to the return of the federalism debate
Wednesday14 September '11Representatives are not just delegates — they balance their constituency’s interests with the larger public good.
Saturday6 August '11Is intra-party democracy more important than the party?
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