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Polity 2008

Was there a defining trend? The assembly polls, N-deal's passage, Right to Education Bill, youth in public life...

Polity 2008
Polity 2008
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Boot of the year to: M.A. Naqvi, BJP, Vice-President for saying, "Some women, wearing lipstick and powder, have taken to Mumbai streets ...abusing politicians and spreading dissatisfaction against democracy." 

Defining Trend(s) Of The Year

"Nothing that has happened this year would make for a trend. In the assembly elections, three states went to the Congress and two to the BJP. We are in for more of the same in 2009."

—Omar Abdullah, Lok Sabha MP, NC

"The economic downturn has had a lasting impact in 2008. Hence, there is a greater need to take people into confidence before corrective steps."

—Supriya Sule, Rajya Sabha MP, NCP

"The results of the recent assembly elections are the best pointer towards the sophistication of the Indian voter. Governance was underlined with a thick brush."

—Manvendra Singh, Lok Sabha MP,...

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