BJP

UP Elections

Decoding UP – Part 2

In the data-points of the May 2014 results, the ground situation in UP has a key reference point. Those results define the ceiling for the BJP and the floor for…


Decoding UP

Decoding UP – Part 1

The BJP seems to have given up on winning in the UP Assembly polls. Two months ago it had, at least, the pretensions of a winner. Now, it has dropped…




Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is no Bakrid

Does anyone remember their school days when they were asked to write an essay on a festival, e.g. Holi, Deepavali, or Uttarayan? We used to start off with festivals are…


Loss

So, whose loss is it anyway?

Sidhu has done it again. Two decades ago, in 1996, he left the tour of England half way and came back home. It was akin to showing the middle finger…