Vandita Mishra The Indian Express Group
Monday 19 December '11India’s democracy appears to have grown more fractious and competitive over the years, but underlying the noise and fury are a poise and bipartisan consensus on the rules of the game
Monday 12 December '11Rally: Politicians on stage share Lokpal views, but in snub, say leave details to House
Monday12 December '11George was lying on his back in bed, its upper half lifted to help him into a sitting position.
Saturday10 December '11Fast at Jantar mantar: Say only going to present their views, ask whether Anna and Co. have finally realised worth of political parties
Tuesday6 December '1119th ANNIV: Muslims have more political options, debate moves to backwardness of community.
Saturday26 November '11This Nitish Kumar biography details the early years rather well but desists from interrogating the CM
Friday25 November '11Left too on his Sanjha Morcha platform, which is as much about political signalling as electoral gains
Sunday20 November '11Arvind Kerjiwal speaks about the role of the Lokpal and says the CBI should be brought under its purview or else, the ombudsman will be reduced to being a “post office”
Wednesday16 November '11The season of political mobilisation can be said to have been inaugurated in Punjab
Sunday13 November '11He berates UPA govt for price rise, describing it as the most corrupt dispensation ever
Friday4 November '11‘I could at best be chaprasi in a film house. Chirag wants to be there with the Khans’
Monday24 October '11In its response so far to the Anna Hazare campaign, the Left has ticked off the UPA government for its alleged acts of omission and commission.
Sunday9 October '11CM himself conveyed reservations to ‘mentor’ Advani.
Friday30 September '11In this season of yatras, Akhilesh Yadav has hopped on to the bandwagon.
Sunday18 September '11Stories abound in Bhopal of the life and death of Shehla Masood.
Monday29 August '11Hazare latest is right to reject candidate at polls; invokes Ambedkar in token course correction.
Sunday28 August '11In this Idea Exchange, Ashwani Kumar, Congress leader and minister in the Manmohan Singh Cabinet, says Parliament’s “supremacy in law-making is non-negotiable”. The session was moderated by Senior Edi...
Sunday21 August '11Behind the placards, the refrain: we want to be part of something larger.
Wednesday17 August '11The BJP has raised the pitch against the UPA government on Anna Hazare’s arrest but beneath the rhetoric lie hard-nosed political calculations.
Friday12 August '11Ram Vilas Paswan, who once ‘held the keys’ to Bihar, now deserted by almost all his legislators.
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