Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao has joined a long list of prime ministerial aspirants by reviving his ‘federal front’ idea. His enthusiasm is premature because it’s based on the presumption of a hung Lok Sabha. His attempt to isolate the Congress also underlines the conflicting interests in the opposition camp.
With Duryodhan & Dushaasan, politicians pushing Indian democracy back to dark ages
Politicians invoking Duryodhan, Dushaasan, Bajrangbali, Arjun, Aurangzeb and Hitler to attack rivals would have been funny if elections were not serious business. Five years of Modi’s rule was supposed to herald ‘achhe din’. Instead, India seems to be back in the dark ages. This hoary campaign is infantalising Indian democracy.
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