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Akhilesh Mishra

  • Does the BJP have to learn any lessons from the by-poll results?

    So what are the lessons, if any, that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) needs to draw from a series of by-poll results since it assumed office in May 2014? Is there a lesson that even Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to learn?

    Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 10:15am
  • In defence of the Narendra Modi sarkar

    Barack Obama took oath as President of the United States on January 20, 2009. Just nine months later, in October the same year, an award jury, bedazzled by "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples", awarded Obama the Nobel Prize for Peace. One...

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 - 9:57pm
  • Connectivity is the key theme of BJP's manifesto

    While the Congress seeks to divide people along the lines of caste, religion, region and race, the BJP seeks to connect them, as is evident from all the themes listed in the party's manifesto.

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 11:23am
  • Here's why the Narendra Modi government may work

    What are the issues that are before the Indian people as election season is now in full force? Is it about how Moti Lal Nehru was a good host to Mahatma Gandhi in the last century or what was taught by Indira Gandhi to her young grandson?

    Friday, 14 March 2014 - 4:32pm
  • Is Arvind Kejriwal’s campaign all about deluding voters?

    Indians have heard of the phrase “crony capitalism” more often than they ought to in a country that is officially still socialist. “Crony socialism”, though not much in vogue, is also a phrase that has been used many times. But thanks to Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a new phrase...

    Tuesday, 11 March 2014 - 3:10pm
  • Why Arvind Kejriwal may be ready to use violence as a political weapon

    With the decimation of the Congress in the ensuing elections staring them in the face, the establishment in Delhi is desperate for survival. Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party is their last resort to prevent a Narendra Modi-led government from coming into power.

    Thursday, 6 March 2014 - 3:41pm
  • Narendra Modi: SITting in judgement

    How should the Supreme Court handle the case against when it eventually does reach the apex body

    Friday, 27 December 2013 - 7:58pm
  • No one will ever be able to match Sachin Tendulkar's peak

    As Tendulkar announces his retirement from all forms of the game, we, who were inspired by him and grew in our lives almost parallel to his, can only say, #ThankYouSachin.

    Thursday, 10 October 2013 - 10:44pm