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Saffron rising in Bengal Here are reasons why CPM should be worried

Sep 22, 2014

Saffron rising in Bengal Here are reasons why CPM should be worried

While the byeelections may not confirm a trend of the BJP becoming the principal opposition force by displacing the CPMled Left Front, they do give pointers. #Politics #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Left Front #CPM #States #Samik Bhattacharya #Alimuddin Street #Basirhat Dakshin
Naveen's BJD in turmoil Leader calls CM 'mentally dull', gets the sack

Sep 21, 2014

Naveen's BJD in turmoil Leader calls CM 'mentally dull', gets the sack

The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is perhaps for the first time in his uninterrupted, 14year long reign, is in serious danger of losing his veneer of probity. #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Prabhakaran #Naveen Patnaik #Odisha #Pinaki Mishra #Kalpataru Das #Prafulla Ghadai #Karthikeyan Pandian #Narasingha Mishra
Has Modi reached out to Indian Muslims by saying they will live and die for India?

Sep 20, 2014

Has Modi reached out to Indian Muslims by saying they will live and die for India?

Many assumptions also cropped up soon enough if his statement was timed prior to his visit to the US later this month or aimed at the Assembly polls in Maharashtra or at something else. #Politics #BJP #US #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Indian Muslims #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Uttar Pradesh riots
Maharashtra standoff Shiv Sena can't discount might of Modi wave

Sep 20, 2014

Maharashtra standoff Shiv Sena can't discount might of Modi wave

The Sena seems to have misunderstood that its own improved performance in the Lok Sabha polls was a consequence of its own popularity rather than the Narendra Modi wave. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Uddhav Thackeray #Hindutva #Shiv Sena #States #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014
Alliance with Shiv Sena on the brink BJP wants to talk to Sena on each Maharashtra seat

Sep 19, 2014

Alliance with Shiv Sena on the brink BJP wants to talk to Sena on each Maharashtra seat

Standoff on seat sharing continued between Sena and BJP. BJP said they will send a new proposal to Sena after BJP's core committee meeting in Mumbai. #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Nitin Gadkari #PoliticsDecoder #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Amit Shah #Congress-NCP alliance #seat sharing #Maharashtra by-polls

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Cong can no longer deny it: It's drowning under the Modi wave

Apr 06, 2014

Cong can no longer deny it: It's drowning under the Modi wave

Is there a Modi wave and is this an election different from others? Or is the imminent thrashing of the ruling party the result of an anti-Congress vote? #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Modi #Bhartiya Janata Party #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lok Sabha 2014
Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

Oct 30, 2012

Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

In stark contrast to the cacophonous white-noise on meaningless lip-serviced stuff like good governance, cleaning up the polity and putting up cleaner candidates, almost ALL political parties have reflexively regressed to the tried and tested practice of putting some garbage into the electoral funnel once again. #Politics #India #Elections #SMS #Political Decoder

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Achtung Baby: Thugs headed for Himachal Assembly!

Sep 10, 2014

Decoding American Political Speech

Why do so many politicians these days refer to people as "folks?" What does it mean for a candidate to get "Cantored?" And what exactly is a "Washington Handshake?" In his new book, journalist David Mark answers those questions and shares today's mos... #Washington, D.C. #David Mark