Posts Tagged ‘ Congress ’

Delhi elections and after

February 24, 2015
Sanjay Kapoor
Delhi elections and after

Delhi is hardly the capital it used to be many years ago
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Elections 2014: Between wave and reality, the shadow of figures

April 10, 2014
Saeed Naqvi
Elections 2014: Between wave and reality, the shadow of figures

Anil Trivedi, tall, with an unkept grey beard, settles down over a cup of tea in my Indore hotel room, putting aside his AAP cap.
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Congressional danse macabre has begun

September 4, 2013
Daniel McAdams
Congressional danse macabre has begun

The first draft of the White House’s war authorization legislation was leaked today, signaling the opening round of the danse macabre, in which the bargaining
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The fiscal cliff deal proves Congress is working

January 6, 2013
Anatole Kaletsky
The fiscal cliff deal proves Congress is working

The U.S. fiscal cliff was dodged in pretty much the way that seemed most likely after November’s election: a bipartisan deal in which pragmatic Republicans, no longer focused on ending the presidency of Barack Obama
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Sachin Tendulkar: From Wankhede to parliament

April 28, 2012
Amlan Chakraborty
Sachin Tendulkar: From Wankhede to parliament

So it’s just a matter of time, according to media reports, before Sachin Tendulkar swaps his India jersey for starched white and walks into the Rajya Sabha. While the clamour was growing to honour him with the Bharat Ratna,
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India rids itself of the Reds influence, but can Mamata deliver?

May 14, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
India rids itself of the Reds influence, but can Mamata deliver?

The Reds are out and the Green is in, in West Bengal. The Communist Party of India (M) — bastion for nearly 40 years have gone with a whimper. What began with Jyoti Basu, has finally ended with Buddhadeb Bhattachajee who has conceded defeat to Mamata Banerjee of Trinamool Congress — a thorn in...
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