The plight of women in the country has its roots in Hindu traditions, and a Reformation may be needed to fix it.
The affirmation of Hinduism by politicians and public figures in the South is not soft Hindutva. It is a reaction to the political agenda of radicalising Hinduism.
Trends indicate that when voter turnout rises in the state, the party’s vote share falls. So when more people in Gujarat come out to vote, they most often are voting for the opposition.
The uneven pattern in the party’s electoral fortunes across the seven phases of the election is evidence that ‘Good News’ can indeed help swing an election.
If the prime minister is not galvanised to act by the growing disaffection among India’s youth, it could spell doom for the country’s vast population – and its leaders.
Elections are not merely about victories and defeats; they’re also about the growth and decay of political parties.