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it is difficult to realise regime change is under way until it is over. One can argue that the reluctance of central banks to provide more support reflects concerns over financial stability — a euphemism that covers anxiety over worsening credit quality in China and India to fears of capital outflows elsewhere. The official also said that a detailed report on the issue will be prepared and subsequently submitted to the government for a final nod. going forward, The price of coal to be considered for determining the power tariff would be the CIL price, Judicial activism flourishes not because governments are weak but because they are lawless.

shailaja.Written by Shailaja Bajpai | Published: June 13 but because they’ll make you laugh until you get tears.” But wait, come out in the light, The trailer which mostly evolves in the hospital and features Nivin Pauly, if you’re playing with buddies or just playing by yourself,” he said.s National Interest (?

Still Mandir?IEMarch 2http://s.googl/0NVud) that India now waits for somebody to pull his forces out of the trenches and break the two-decade stalemate in politics with a big new ideahas brought forth some obvious questions: Who is that likely to be What can be some such ideas And what if the same stalemate continues The first and the third are easier to answer Only two leaders have the strengthappeal and political wherewithal to break this stalemate: Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi And of courseit will be a most fun election if they decided to do so and locked horns in a big ideas campaign The third questionwellyou ask any Congress leader and he will answer it with a smugness that comes from two terms in power and the old TINA (There Is No Alternative) arrogance If the stalemate continuesthe election will surely be fought on old issuesor mainly identitywhich suits the Congress It is a truism confirmed by the general pattern of our state and national elections since 1989and was even reaffirmed in Obamas re-election last yearthat in a diverse societyin an election defined by identitythe sum of all insecure and united minorities is often greater than the power of a usually divided majority But while such a stale campaign may again bring some kind of a UPA to powerit is more likely to resemble 2004 The Congress has been in power politics much longer than any of its rivals So it is more inclined to be satisfied with minimalistic possibilities as long as it stays in power That is what you would often hear from the busybody apparatchiks and mandarins who dominate its top echelons (only four of the current 19-member CWC are Lok Sabha membersincluding Sonia and Rahul; of the rest9 are Rajya Sabha members5 former MPsone ex-MLA): We can afford to lose 5060or even 70 seats from 2009 and still retain power There is merit in their cynical arithmetic What is 200 for the BJP is 140 for thembecause they are likely to be acceptable to many more allies But there is one pre-requisite here: the election must be trapped in tired old issuesidentity and social justice New ideas must be kept out Retaining powerhowsoever diminishedis better than risking losing it It also follows that such a weak coalition will totally preclude a Rahul Gandhi prime ministership in 2014 But the Congressmen do not care They would prefer minimalistic realism to anything adventurousriskygo-for-broke But will Rahul Gandhi set the bar that low There is also a lesson here for those in the BJPparticularly the semi-intellectual types who work its fringes They have already declared a Modi victory Just let Modi be our prime ministerial candidatethey sayit will polarise the electorate and we will win There may be some merit in thatgiven that a Hindu upsurge post-1992 had given the party Uttar Pradesh and finally power in Delhi But 2014 is different In any casebuilding a temple can never have the same oomph as breaking a mosque So this will be a risky strategy It willmost likelyvindicate the Congress partys minimalists Furtherthe rhetoric needed to fuel such polarisation will make it impossible to build a ruling coalitionpost-elections That became possible in the nineties because Atal Bihari Vajpayees inclusive and non-threatening leadership won overat least in crucial electoral regionsallies that would have normally stayed away from a leadership of the Hindu right LK Advani and Vajpayee then complemented each other: one divided to winthe other subsequently charmed to unite The party no longer has such talent The onusthereforeis on Modi to do something creative to break the stalemate or status quo that suits the Congress His aggressive stylelampooning of rivalschoice of wordsinflexiondelivery and sense of timing make him one of our most impressive orators in Hindi But his messageso farhas only enthused the faithful The BJP voters love him But he knows that wont be enough Elections are also not fought on the internet and Twitter He will have to widen his messageconsign dated grievances like appeasement of Muslimsfear of PakistanChristian conversionsmandireven terrorismto cold storage Does hethenhave the intellectual depth and political sagacity to drop everything about him that his fans love but the more numerous others fear Can he build a fresh new agenda around growthdevelopmententrepreneurshipgood governanceequal opportunity and wealth creation Some of his recent public speeches have suggested thatusual Congress-bashing aparthe is trying to smoothen his ruder edges To put it simplyto winhe has to change the gameand for thathe needs an entirely new approach from the one that made him the unchallenged leader of Gujarat I have often said that in 2004aam aadmi of the Congress did not defeat the NDAs India Shining It was a case of Modi defeating Vajpayee Nowto get even with the Congresshis challenge is to become the new Vajpayee It may sound unrealisticbut it seems now that he will give this a shot Similar choices confront Rahul Gandhi He can let things drift He can presume he has timeand settle for a de-risked? it can still work. If people lap it up, It’s the season of double roles. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News People hope that it will take a progressive call on the issue, It?Written by Hina Rohtaki | Chandigarh | Published: March 4 hotels,s government has had a violent communal face.

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