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Author Profile - Dr. Sandeep Shastri

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Dr Sandeep Shastri is a leading psephologist.

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The importance of being B S Yediyurappa

The importance of being B S Yediyurappa

 |  Thursday, November 26, 2020, 08:33 [IST]
Few Chief Ministers in contemporary India have the political survival instincts that Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa possesses. Time and again, he has been written off and his political decline was predicted. Time and again he has defied all such ...
US Elections: A society divided down the middle!

US Elections: A society divided down the middle!

 |  Wednesday, November 04, 2020, 12:17 [IST]
As Americans go to bed on election night (if at all they do!), they are not sure who their President for the next four years will be. Even though opinion polls had suggested a comfortable lead for Biden, as one got ...
Remembering the legacy of Lal Bahadur Shastri

Remembering the legacy of Lal Bahadur Shastri

 |  Friday, October 02, 2020, 16:00 [IST]
Lal Bahadur Shastri, India's second Prime Minister shares his birthday with Mahatma Gandhi. He considered himself lucky to have been born on the same date as the Mahatma, though thirty five years later. It was exactly a year ago that my ...
Politics behind presenting the Karnataka budget

Politics behind presenting the Karnataka budget

 |  Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 10:58 [IST]
Every coalition government, especially if it was a post election alliance, has its fair share of political drama, frequent controversies and periodic convulsions. The Congress- JDS coalition headed by Kumaaraswamy in Karnataka is no exception. The latest has been the ...