Congress’s Praveen Chakravarty writes: Jobs, justice, governance — a bold manifesto for India’s future

The task now is to take these ideas to voters and explain them — an enormous challenge especially when the party’s bank accounts are frozen, and the media is tightly controlled ...

The dubious economic claims of Kovind Committee on One Nation, One Election

The idea of 'One Nation One Election' is premised on flimsy grounds of cost savings, policy paralysis, governance interference and, now, the shiny new claim of boosting economic growth. ...

The OPS promise and the cost of false electoral narratives

Most post-facto narratives for electoral victories are a case of retrofitting causes to outcomes flippantly. But they can prove tremendously expensive for the nation ...

A ‘distraction’ balloon in the winds of federalism

The ‘one nation one election’ proposal, premised on flimsy grounds, is politically unfeasible, administratively unworkable and constitutionally unviable ...

How India can prevent unnatural political alliances

Instead of the first-past-the-post system, voters should be able to choose Many of the Above from multiple candidates and parties could end need for opportunistic electoral alliances ...