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Hype, Hypocrisy And Hooch

Hype, Hypocrisy And Hooch

Sep 22, 2016 R.K. Misra

The whole business of prohibition in Gujarat is a big charade. It is soggy wet so those who want to drink,...

No Pleasing The Patidars

No Pleasing The Patidars

Sep 10, 2016 R.K. Misra

How the first Vijay Rupani led BJP government show of strength against the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti came...

Dalit March Points To Anti-BJP Front Taking Shape

Dalit March Points To Anti-BJP Front Taking Shape

Aug 22, 2016 R.K. Misra

It is not the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party holding the narrative but three youth leaders who have moulded...

A Blue Riddle For The Shah Of Saffron

A Blue Riddle For The Shah Of Saffron

Aug 05, 2016 R.K. Misra

How reservation and Dalit outrage against atrocities affect comings and goings in the state’s ruling party

The Story Behind Anandiben's Resignation

The Story Behind Anandiben's Resignation

Aug 01, 2016 R.K. Misra

Speculation had been rife for that she may be replaced and these embers were being fanned by the Amit Shah...

The Cow Protector’s Justice

The Cow Protector’s Justice

Jul 22, 2016 R.K. Misra

A brutal public beating of Dalits by gau rakshaks in Una sets off protests across Gujarat—the BJP feels the...

Patel Rap Gets Parshottam Into Cabinet

Patel Rap Gets Parshottam Into Cabinet

Jul 05, 2016 R.K. Misra

Parshottam Rupala, who makes it to the Union council of ministers, is a hardcore partyman

Up, Out Of The Way

Up, Out Of The Way

Apr 21, 2016 R.K. Misra

The DGP’s transfer to a sinecure in Delhi reeks of motives narrowly political

Has Modi Junked Gujarat Model?

Has Modi Junked Gujarat Model?

Mar 04, 2016 Lola Nayar

If you voted BJP because of what you were told Modi did to Gujarat, this budget may look like a case of...

The Dhokla Souffle Rises

The Dhokla Souffle Rises

Feb 08, 2016 R.K. Misra

With Modi away, disparate forces—within and without the BJP—gain traction

Another Rejection For GCTOC Bill

Another Rejection For GCTOC Bill

Jan 29, 2016 R.K. Misra

The Bill which has provision for death penalty and fine of Rs 10 lakhs empowers phone intercepts and it's...

‘My Success Has To Do With My Work’

‘My Success Has To Do With My Work’

Dec 28, 2015 R.K. Misra

'Mine is work on the ground, not pushing files.'

How Modi Validat?ed? ?V?endetta

How Modi Validat?ed? ?V?endetta

Dec 23, 2015 R.K. Misra

?Surprise, surprise, the Modi government in Gujarat sought to give primacy to politics over corruption when...

Lull Before The Storm

Lull Before The Storm

Dec 04, 2015 R.K. Misra

Results of the local body elections in Gujarat reflect the growing urban-rural disconnect and the state...

Blows, Bruises And Scars

Blows, Bruises And Scars

Oct 09, 2015 R.K. Misra

Hardik's Bihar forays could just be one blow too many in a poll fight on which Modi's prestige is on the line.

The Patel Directory, Revisited

The Patel Directory, Revisited

Sep 07, 2015 R.K. Misra

The Patidar quota stir may yet spin off in dangerous directions

Playing Now: A Patel Rap In Modigaon

Playing Now: A Patel Rap In Modigaon

Aug 17, 2015 R.K. Misra

A stir for OBC status for Patels gathers steam in the CM’s—and PM’s—district

Zen And Namonomics

Zen And Namonomics

Aug 11, 2015 R.K. Misra

The BJP government is beginning to show acute signs of fatigue…

The Somnath Solution

The Somnath Solution

Jun 12, 2015 R.K. Misra

Hindu hardliners have for long been pressing for a signal step that forcefully puts forth the commitment of a...

“From Vocal Support For Modi To Questioning Him—That’s The Change Here”

“From Vocal Support For Modi To Questioning Him—That’s The Change Here”

Jun 01, 2015 R.K. Misra

Voices in Ahmedabad discuss how Modi, despite posturing himself as a democrat, is not fond of dissent.