24 July, 2014 / Ramazan 25, 1435

Tahir Mehdi

Can elections win Kashmir for India?

Elections to the six Lok Sabha seats of India-held Jammu and Kashmir were held on five different dates during the...

Modi, Gujarat riots and beyond

The questions about which Modi has been most evasive are related to his role in the Gujarat’s riots of 2002.

Cash, booze and vote

VOTE buying is rampant in India as candidates everywhere dole out cash and offer liquor to poor voters to ensure...

The battle of Varanasi

THE pitched battle for Varanasi is reaching its peak as the D-day is approaching fast. This part of the eastern ...

Elections in Tipu Sultan’s state

Karnataka has to wait for a full month to know who has it voted for. Polling in this Southern Indian state, earlier...

Spot the difference

Punjab is one of the richest Indian states, flush with foreign remittances and a reasonable share in manufacturing.

Census and consensus

THE prime minister recently announced that the population census will be held this year. The last population census...

A whole lot of Dhoom about nothing

More astounding than the politicians are their supporters, who do not bother about the falsehood of political discourse.