The CEC. And what you don’t see.

The Chief Election Commissioner of India has declared the dates for the assembly elections at the time and pace of the Congress’s choice. As evidence mounts that there is unusual synchronicity in the EC’s decisions and the CEC is looking like an extension of the CWC [Congress Working Committee] read how the Congress has co-opted the … Continue reading

Hindsight, Happenstance and Hindutva – Part 2

The evolution of Hindutva as a political instrument is a work in progress.   While its opponents go berserk deriding Hindutva, they might be losing sight of a critical development taking place before their eyes. Put coarsely, the origins of the BJP’s growth, all through the muddled years of the Hindu Mahasabha, the Jana Sangh and … Continue reading