Budget session. Lok Sabha. A debate on price rise. Perhaps the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was just giving his tired eyes a rest, or perhaps he was just caught catnapping. Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said Rahul Gandhi was seen sleeping in Parliament, and that's what the Congress was doing during their 10 year rule.
The BJP-led NDA is projected to form the government at the Centre with exit polls tonight giving between 249 and 289 seats to the Narendra Modi-led grouping, which is close to the half-way mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.
"The overall verdict is that we have had a head of government whose demeanour is that of an orderly of a proper prime minister," says Ashok Mitra, in a wonderful column in the Telegraph:
This week, Outlook asks on its cover whether Priyanka Gandhi Vadra can save the Congress.
The BJP prime ministerial candidate's most expansive and detailed interview so far in which he answered a host of questions, from the election prospects and previous controversies to the likely policies of his government.