Mohammad Tanveer Hasan is not a name likely to ring a bell. Hasan who? That is the likely question. But pop the name Kanhaiya Kumar, and you are likely to hear about the young man from Jawaharlal Nehru University, who, depending on the political persuasion of your interlocutor, is...
When the Congress announced the name of Mr Digvijay Singh from Bhopal, the usual rumour mills followed three or four story lines: • Bhopal had been a safe constituency for the BJP and by bringing Singh, the Congress had tried to beard the party in its den. • With a sizeable...
With three phases of the elections now over there is a general listlessness about the entire process. Some call it the absence of a wave. Others say it doesn’t feel like an election. On the streets there is an absence of excitement, which is what we expect of elections....