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The Day After: Now comes the hard part - of governing well

May 14, 2011

The Day After: Now comes the hard part - of governing well

Yesterday is history. The winners now face an even sterner task. #Mamata Banerjee #Elections 2011 #Jayalalithaa #WhatNext
Message of polls: Different states, different scripts for success

May 13, 2011

Message of polls: Different states, different scripts for success

The message of the elections is this: there is no surefire way to win another term in office. As the victor in Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa put it, “The people are full of anger. When they want change, they can uproot the most powerful of governments. They did it via the ballot box and in a peaceable way on a blazing summer’s day. #Mamata Banerjee #Elections 2011 #Tarun Gogoi #Jayalalithaa #Poll Pundit
Mamata played her cards with care, stole Left's thunder

May 13, 2011

Mamata played her cards with care, stole Left's thunder

Her strategy is simple: Keep your ear close to the ground. By doing that, she not only identified herself with the popular cause, but single-handedly brought down the Left’s monolithic structure#Mamata Banerjee #Elections 2011 #Tata Nano Singur controversy #Nandigram
Mamata the dragon-slayer to Mamata the ice-cool politician

May 13, 2011

Mamata the dragon-slayer to Mamata the ice-cool politician

Didi’s success depends on her quick transition from a street fighter to a mature leader #Mamata Banerjee #Elections 2011 #West Bengal
#Verdict11 - Your reactions

May 13, 2011

#Verdict11 - Your reactions

As #verdict11 became clearer across the five states that went to polls, you watched, listened, tweeted and commented. #Wereadyou #Elections 2011
Meet Vijayakanth, the winning loser of Tamil Nadu

May 13, 2011

Meet Vijayakanth, the winning loser of Tamil Nadu

With enough numbers in her kitty, Jayalalithaa does not need Vijayakanth's support to form the new government. #Tamil Nadu #Elections 2011 #Jayalalithaa #Vijayakanth
Buddha set to resign after humiliating defeat

May 13, 2011

Buddha set to resign after humiliating defeat

West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is on his way out. He is likely to announce his resignation today afternoon as Mamata sweeps polls.#Mamata Banerjee #BigStory #Elections 2011 #Bengal
UPA is safe for now, but it will have to rethink its alliances

May 13, 2011

UPA is safe for now, but it will have to rethink its alliances

The overwhelming victory of Mamata in West Bengal means she does not need the Congress’ support to rule in the state, but she has no reason to go her own way either because she needs the Congress for channelling central resources to the state. Slideshow with exclusive images from Firstpost editor Sandip Roy. #Kerala #Elections 2011 #Tarun Gogoi #West Bengal
Sonia has 2 more Queens to contend with: Mamata, Jaya

May 13, 2011

Sonia has 2 more Queens to contend with: Mamata, Jaya

New equations for the Congress in terms of alliance #Tamil Nadu #Elections 2011 #Tarun Gogoi