'No, that is not an abbreviation for the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha,' says T V R Shenoy, 'but for J Jayalalithaa-Mamata Banerjee-Mayawati-Mulayam Singh Yadav.' 'If the AIADMK, the Trinamool Congress, and other regional forces do extremely well, we could be heading for a repetion of the 9th Lok Sabha (1989 to 1991) and the 11th Lok Sabha (1996 to 1998), each of which saw multiple prime ministers and neither of which lasted even half of its five-year term.' After the Guwahati session of the Congress ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Professor Eswar Prasad of Cornell University is touring India promoting his new book The Dollar Trap. In his book, Prasad says, he seeks to explain a seeming paradox: why the US economy plunged into crisis while the US dollar went from strength to ...Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Kerala is one state where the Congress may do well in the general election and it where Rahul Gandhi has demonstrated why he is serious about rebuilding his party, says T V R Shenoy. Rahul Gandhi caught flak for his wretched performance when interviewed by Arnab Goswami. But when the man does something right you have to give him kudos too. One such occasion arrived on February 10 when V M Sudheeran was named the new president of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, with V D Satheesan as ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Can Rahul give the Congress a winning idea for Election 2014? Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Crores of first-time voters will vote against the Congress -- and tens of crores of existing voters shall do the same. The challenges the Congress shall face after the general election of 2014 may be the most severe that the party has ever tackled, says T V R Shenoy. The Congress has 149,362,120 reasons to fear the looming general election of 2014. Those are 14 crore, 93 lakh, 62,000, 120 causes for failure that they had the chance to avoid. And therein lies a tale of missed opportunity. When ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'The Congress's allies won't be left behind in looking out for their own interests. Some will demand a bigger share of the ministerial or electoral pie, others will simply jump ship,' says T V R Shenoy. Stop worrying about Narendra Modi. Stop worrying about the BJP's hat-tricks in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Stop worrying about the decimation of your party in Rajasthan and in Delhi. You have more to be concerned about, Congressmen! Madhya Pradesh (29 seats), Rajasthan (25 seats), ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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