It's becoming neck and neck, with two major news channels putting a cap on the NDA tally at around 250 with the Congress plus Left Front adding up to around the same. Enter Mulayam and Maya. Perhaps we could call it a Soft Illusion? It's not just who
Exit polls after Phase III more or less confirm earlier trends--despite some upward revision, a not so feel good situation for the ruling coalition that seems to be left pining for a simple majority. From shining to whining to pining to...well, it wo
Various successive exit polls show a clear downtrend for the ruling coalition -- it may not be panic time, but that feel good feeling is certainly gone. The dilemma of the voters in the absence of a viable alternative couldn't have been better exempl
Full text of the Finance Minister Jaswant Singh's speech in the Lok Sabha while presenting the Interim Budget for 2004-05, that was dubbed by the opposition parties as a euphemism for an election speech.