How can BJP ride on a NaMo wave?

How can BJP ride on a NaMo wave?

Strategy for BJP in terms of its geographical spread, vote share and pre-poll alliance.

 

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  • A Tiger’s Tail and Cure-All Laws

    A Tiger’s Tail and Cure-All Laws

    Many old folktales of Bharat use delightful bits of dark humor to deliver subtle messages of great wisdom. I recount one such little story from Kerala. An old Namboodiri went to his neighboring village to attend a feast. For the benefit of my readers who don’t know what a Namboodiri […]

     
  • How did BJP retain Gujarat?

    How did BJP retain Gujarat?

    How did BJP retain Gujarat? There are a lot of interesting things about the recently concluded election in Gujarat. Let’s evaluate the most noted statistic – the overall voting percentage. 2007 2012 Total  Eligible Voters 3,65,93,090 3,78,27,502 Actual Votes Polled 2,18,73,375 2,74,17,656 Voting % 59.77% 72.48% While, the size of […]

     
  • Time for Israel to dig in

    Time for Israel to dig in

    “We’re preparing for war, and it’s hard to know what to expect. What I’m positive of is that there will be a next round and others after that. But I would rather opt for living here in continuous battle than for becoming part of the wandering Jewish people. Any compromise […]

     
  • Hunt them down..

    Hunt them down..

    I say we hunt them down and alert their workplaces to their delightful twitter persnarltees 😉 This “gem” of a tweet was part of a conversation between two media personalities. Naturally, an influential section of Indian twitterverse went up in indignation. However the discussion threads veered around to anonymity and […]

     
  • The Season of Fires

    The Season of Fires

    Dead men, Charred Files and the cause of Justice A long time ago, I lived for a short while in South California. It was then that I heard of “the season of fires”. During the hot summers wild fires started spontaneously consuming forests and homes. It turned out later that […]

     
  • Should the Indian Right look beyond Modi?

    Should the Indian Right look beyond Modi?

    A fair and neutral evaluation of the UP election would conclude that SP walked away with honors and BSP finished a honorable runner-up. Without an iota of doubt, Gadkari-led BJP and Rahul-led Congress were thoroughly decimated and to identify which of the two national party suffered from greater electoral reverse […]

     
  • Retiring the date of birth controversy

    Retiring the date of birth controversy

    The controversy over the date of birth of Gen.VK Singh has been gaining steam for about 3 months now. It’s likely to stay in the headlines till the middle of this year regardless of the eventual resolution of the issue.  Independent India is not totally new to controversies regarding service […]

     
  • Hello Bastar: The Untold Story Of India’s Maoist Movement

    Hello Bastar: The Untold Story Of India’s Maoist Movement

    For someone like me who is an implacable ideological opponent of macabre left wing terror, “Hello Bastar” starts off by striking a strong discordant note. Rahul Pandita commences his chronicling by thanking Naxal ideologue Varavara Rao, a certain red comrade T and Arundhati Roy, the fashionable anarchist-activist. This poisonous polemicist […]