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Populism to Rahul's magic Six impossible things Congress still believes in

Sep 02, 2014

Populism to Rahul's magic Six impossible things Congress still believes in

Notwithstanding the shock treatment it got in the 2014 Lok Sabha, in its first 100 days in the opposition the Congress continues to believe in half a dozen impossible things. Take a look. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Congress #Digvijaya Singh #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Governance #Priyanka Gandhi #Gandhi family #Populism #Lok Sabha elections 2014
BJP-Shiv Sena drama ahoy Amit Shah set to snub Uddhav Thackeray

Sep 02, 2014

BJP-Shiv Sena drama ahoy Amit Shah set to snub Uddhav Thackeray

The elimination of the Matoshree visit, which was once an integral item on BJP leaders' Mumbai agenda is actually one more symbol of a new era in the BJP, and the passing of the Vajpayee-Advani style. #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #NDA #Assembly Election #Amit Shah #Matoshree #Maharashtra Elections 2014 #Amit shah mumbai visit
Is Chandrababu Naidu playing the caste card to choose new capital?

Sep 01, 2014

Is Chandrababu Naidu playing the caste card to choose new capital?

As Chandrababu Naidu quietly plans to have the new Andhra Pradesh capital within the Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri Urban Development Authority limit, questions are being raised if prime factors like location and accessibility stand ignored. #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Andhra Pradesh #Jagan Mohan Reddy #Chandrababu Naidu #Vishakapatnam #AP #Tirupati #caste politics #Vijaywada #Andhra Pradesh capital #kamma
'Reconverting' churches, Christians BJP's 'Hindu Samaj' strategy in UP

Sep 01, 2014

'Reconverting' churches, Christians BJP's 'Hindu Samaj' strategy in UP

Seventy-two Valmikis reconverted to Hinduism in Aligarh, their church turned into a Shiva temple. But there is more to the RSS efforts for this 'ghar wapasi' than meets the eye. #Uttar Pradesh #Mayawati #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #BSP #Meerut #Moradabad #Amit Shah #Muzaffarnagar #Assembly Elections 2014 #Dalit votes #Hindu-Muslim clashes #communal incidents
Hindi, Hindu whatever Please give us respite from this frivolous debate

Sep 01, 2014

Hindi, Hindu whatever Please give us respite from this frivolous debate

The name of the country is not an unsettled existential question for the country. #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #RSS #Hindi #NDA #Hindu

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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