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After PM Modi's special package, will Kejriwal be the antidote that will help Nitish in Bihar?
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After PM Modi's special package, will Kejriwal be the antidote that will help Nitish in Bihar?

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday declared support to his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar and promised to send his party workers to assist the ruling Janata Dal(United) in devising its campaign strategy for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Booming middle class: India's consumer spending to more than double to $2.4 trillion by FY19
Business

Booming middle class: India's consumer spending to more than double to $2.4 trillion by FY19

Rapid growth in personal incomes combined with a more open domestic market to make India an increasingly attractive market for foreign companies

Fishing for compliments: Modi sarkar's publicity blitzkrieg smacks of desperation
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Fishing for compliments: Modi sarkar's publicity blitzkrieg smacks of desperation

The fact that the government has chosen to make it such an high decibel event is perhaps indication that all may not be well when it comes to its achievements.

Delhi polls LIVE: Will take full responsibility for verdict on 10 Feb, says Kiran Bedi
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Delhi polls LIVE: Will take full responsibility for verdict on 10 Feb, says Kiran Bedi

As Delhi goes to vote on Saturday, voter turnout will decide who will win the Delhi Assembly Election 2015. Track the live happenings here.

Craving US approval: Indian media's obsession with Obamas is overdone
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Craving US approval: Indian media's obsession with Obamas is overdone

We tend to forget that America’s interest in India is driven by the advantages, material as well as strategic, that it can derive from building a relationship with us.

Budget 2014: PM Modi woos 'sandwiched class' with cheaper TVs
India

Budget 2014: PM Modi woos 'sandwiched class' with cheaper TVs

The Modi government's maiden budget 2014 today announced that television sets which use the Cathode Ray TV (CRT) system will get cheaper.

Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi
India

Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

The NDA government's first rail budget has been hailed as one that is finally putting the brakes on populism and shows some much needed fiscal pragmatism

Bharat, India and a third India: The importance of the not rich, not poor
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Bharat, India and a third India: The importance of the not rich, not poor

It was this 700 million, having grown exponentially during UPA - 1, that delivered it a second term. Still, the Congress has nothing to offer them. Kejriwal left them disappointed. Modi has somewhat captured their imagination.

Myth of the middle class vote: Why this fractured group will turn against AAP
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Myth of the middle class vote: Why this fractured group will turn against AAP

As AAP grows wings and wants to fly around the country to fight the election, these faultlines in the middle class are likely to intensify even further. It will inevitably coax the AAP to forage other social bases for sustenance

Target to upgrade 70 crore people to middle class: Rahul
Politics

Target to upgrade 70 crore people to middle class: Rahul

Reaching out to the strata between BPL and middle class, Rahul Gandhi today said Congress will focus on giving these 70 crore people a better life and basic social security

How Arvind Kejriwal may turn the middle class against itself
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How Arvind Kejriwal may turn the middle class against itself

AAP's crass short-term political motivations and calculations will destroy the very middle class consolidation and political activism that brought it to power.

No, the AAP story isn't a 'triumph' of India's middle class
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No, the AAP story isn't a 'triumph' of India's middle class

The fact is that the middle class is part of the problem because of which Indian politics reached such a pass that we needed a brand new party to re-energise it

AAP ka baap, BJP ka dada: The rise of India's middle class
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AAP ka baap, BJP ka dada: The rise of India's middle class

The middle class has be re-enfranchised by the growth in its numbers over the last two decades of phenomenal growth and dramatic reduction of poverty

Beyond voting: Why we can't outsource change to netas
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Beyond voting: Why we can't outsource change to netas

The Delhi voter turnout is not as high as it is cracked up to be, though it may be better than before. But democracy has to mean higher citizen involvement beyond pressing an EVM button once in five years.

Why Aarushi murder case was the end of middle class innocence
India

Why Aarushi murder case was the end of middle class innocence

The Talwars showed us a mirror to ourselves and to our flaws. The Aarushi-Hemraj murder case (over the last five and half years) was as much an ongoing police investigation as a continuous introspection by the middle class.

Campa Cola to AAP: The middle class too sells its vote
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Campa Cola to AAP: The middle class too sells its vote

The middle class' sanctimonious posturing that they don't indulge in anything illegal was shattered by the Campa Cola incident.

From Campa Cola to 2014 polls: The middle class is key to victory
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From Campa Cola to 2014 polls: The middle class is key to victory

The middle class is coming into own. Despite comprising only around 3-6 percent of the voting population, it will tilt the balance in 2014

The ruling class wars: What the VK Singh debacle signifies
Politics

The ruling class wars: What the VK Singh debacle signifies

Pratap Bhanu Mehta argues we are now witnessing an orgy of cannibalism among the ruling class as they tear each other than their institutions down.

How the middle class is responsible for perpetuating poverty
Life

How the middle class is responsible for perpetuating poverty

It would take four times the earth’s resources to support the average American living standards for the world. The poor get poorer as more of us aspire for that good life.