January 16, 2019

Dislodging Karnataka’s JD(S)-Congress government suits Yeddyurappa’s ambition and BJP’s Lok Sabha designs

What do you need to topple a government? Just tonnes of cash, plush resorts and promises of plum posts? Wrong. You must also play mind games. […]
January 16, 2019

The electoral math behind the upper caste quota

Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government’s move to introduce a 10% quota for the economically weaker sections may not be […]
January 14, 2019

Anti-BJP alliances across country mean tougher contest in 2019; saffron party likely to take more extreme positions

What will be the effect of the alliances being formed against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) across the country? The obvious conclusion will be that the […]
January 13, 2019

Justice AK Sikri turns down govt offer to nominate him to Commonwealth Tribunal

Sikri’s consent was ‘taken orally for a vacancy’ in the Commonwealth tribunal. Photo: HT New Delhi: A controversy broke out Sunday over Supreme Court judge Justice […]