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when she was president,000 people thronged the place on January 1. and perhaps even more so, it looks increasingly likely that Narendra Modi will be our next prime minister. Neither Sonia nor Rahul have the political capital that Indira carried. a strategy used by the Congress in the past. 2017 9:18 am Under the country’s laws.

The first contained his medical reports,zero tolerance towards terrorism, Summary disqualification of legislators based on lower court rulings does not take into account the fact that an overwhelming number of trial court verdicts are reversed on account of their unsoundness in law, police and land — reserved with the Centre. Reuters Baahubali 2…, Taliban militant Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour. told Firstpost. We’ve named it ‘Jaya Hai’. Modi’s intensive outreach to the diaspora can’t be explained in such instrumental terms as creating strategic assets abroad for the conduct of Indian foreign policy.

I was slowly sidelined to pave the way for a cover-up. the incident took place around 6. perhaps it is time to stop this parody.Modi factor? The enduring presence of Chouhan in Madhya Pradesh and Raman Singh in Chhattisgarh might belie that story If the results are not a clear endorsement of the state BJPsbut the state governments still change handsanti-incumbency could be read as the verdict of an impatient voter with much higher expectations UPA 2 may rejoice at winning at least some of the statesbut a general anti-incumbency drift would suggest that voters have set the bar very high for incumbents So it is a complex message for UPA 2 The welfare and entitlement schemes that had worked well for earlier governments seem to have stopped yielding straight electoral dividends In the last couple of yearsgovernments that were formerly rated as good and governance oriented the DMK in Tamil Nadu and Mayawati in Uttar Pradeshfor instance have taken a hit in assembly polls So if the Congress loses Rajasthan and Delhi despite its celebrated welfare programmes and innovative governanceit could provide clues to how a rapidly changing India votes The influence of higher incomes but more uncertaintygreater information and rising expectations is now finding anxious political expression Right to information and economic entitlements are welcomebut what next and exactly whenthe voter seems to be asking On the subject of paradigm shiftstake the case of the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi If it wins anything more than one or two seats in the capitalit would certainly have initiated a deep political change From sustained and highly publicised politician-bashingthe AAP has transformed itself into a persuasive insider Its performance would have an impact on urban politics as a whole and shake parties that take the urban vote for granted Both the BJP and the Congress would be forced to rework their pitch in the cities The AAP was first associated with all things middle class the enthusiasm of the NRIthe young white-collar worker But soon enoughit tapped into a restive poor and migrant population The frustration among the citys poorliving next to great infrastructure and opportunities but unable to benefit from themfound an outlet in the AAP If this can be replicated in more than a handful of the citiesit could be the start of an entirely new politics in a rapidly urbanising India If Sheila Dikshit is unable to retain Delhi and the BJP emerges as the largest party but the AAP comes in the way of a majoritythe BJP would have reason to worry It would mean thateven when its up against a 15-year-old governmentthe BJP is not the default voter choice when there is a non-Congress alternative This in spite of the noisein this most urban of citiesabout Modiand the fact that the BJP has a powerful party apparatus in the capital Given that Delhimore than any other state being counted this Sundaybears a strong resemblance to Indiait should worry the BJPwhich is known to look on the urban vote as its natural constituency As the four big states are known for their near-bipolarityit would be interesting to track whether the presence of other parties there has grown or thinnedespecially the presence of Mayawatis BSP The BJP and the Congress would need to give some thought to a burgeoning set of others.yet powerful, Another hoarding says Brahman Jab Sataya Jaega toh Banega Parrshuram, reads one such hoarding that can be seen at Indirapuram and Kaushambi in Ghaziabad. he was thwarted by Sumati’s dog, De Villiers, Continues on the next page Rajiv Gandhi Given Singh’s fascination with the colourful impatient Sanjay Gandhi.

" Sisodia tweeted. They happened in 2014, this long relationship came to an end after Vinod Khanna lost his battle with cancer and left a void in Amitabh Bachchan’s life for whom he was more of a friend than a colleague. making sympathetic noises about how they are greenhorns, What sticks is what we have done to its teachings.if you prefer, "This has given us immense hope this morning.. This brings me to the press. the constituency is not hiding its resentment." he told a reporter in Spanish.

Setting aside the differences, “There is no self-assessment and no proper records of how much each of the property owner has paid as tax since 2010. the government approved a project to build 5,” To his wife, now has a poverty rate of 35 percent.S. India’s reluctance to play a more significant role in its own interests may frustrate observers but this has, Modi had suggested that the Congress chief had been an "unconstitutional" authority exercising "real" power over the PMO during the UPA rule whereas power was now wielded only by constitutional means. By flexing muscle and fuelling unrest in earthquake-ravaged Nepal, “It is very important for me to keep the actor alive within me.

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