BJP





Kairana Exodus Kairanas

UP has spoken – no more Kairanas

A people, long divided, battered, and preyed upon have finally stirred awake in a desperate bid to regain their dignity and right to life. All they needed was someone who…


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…