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Pankaj Vohra
Pankaj Vohra
  • Having lost power in Delhi and Rajasthan in the recently concluded assembly polls and having failed to topple the BJP governments in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the Congress is apparently headed for its lowest tally in the Lok Sabha polls in 2014.
  • Dec 31, 2013 23:52 IST

    For the Congress, there is no time to lose

    Having lost power in Delhi and Rajasthan in the recently concluded assembly polls and having failed to topple the BJP governments in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the Congress is apparently headed for its lowest tally in the Lok Sabha polls in 2014.

  • Jan 11, 2009 23:06 ISTBetween us

    BJP’s fortunes are still up in the air

    Shekhawat is upset that ‘non state’ office-bearers who cannot win any election have assumed important positions at the expense of credible leaders who have been pushed into the background by Advani, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Oct 19, 2008 22:43 IST

    The battle for Delhi

    For the BJP, which essentially has strong roots in Delhi since its Jana Sangh days, a defeat would lead to its diminishing influence in the national capital, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Mar 30, 2008 23:15 IST

    Missing in action

    The Delhi Police disowned one of its ace officers, Rajbir Singh, who brought so much of glory to the force. One fails to understand why he was not given a ceremonial farewell, writes Pankaj Vohra.

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    Apr 13, 2008 22:29 ISTBetween us

    Very far from a class Act

    Instead of helping the Congress, the quota order will help some of its allies and opponents who are into caste-based politics, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Mar 23, 2008 21:13 IST

    Wanted: A strong handshake

    There is obviously a section in the Congress that is either letting down the party president deliberately or is pursuing an agenda, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Mar 16, 2008 22:40 IST

    Chop the deadwood

    Sonia Gandhi must examine whether it would be worthwhile to restore the Congress Parliamentary Board, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Mar 09, 2008 22:49 IST

    The stage is set for the polls

    The nuclear deal and the farm loan waiver would be the two main issues in the forthcoming general elections, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Mar 02, 2008 22:31 IST

    Don’t just bank on the Budget

    While everyone has hailed the Budget as good, one needs to examine whether the sops that have been offered will help the Congress reap political dividends in the elections, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Feb 17, 2008 22:29 IST

    Losing ground, fast

    Advani knows that the UPA’s policies are alienating the common man, a mistake that even the NDA made. Pankaj Vohra examines...

  • Feb 10, 2008 22:37 IST

    No one’s an outsider here

    Mumbaikars have to take the lead and tell the world that the parochial designs of a few will never be allowed to succeed. Pankaj Vohra examines...

  • Feb 03, 2008 20:52 ISTBetween Us

    Old whine in a new bottle

    This will be Advani’s last shot at the office that has eluded him. But then he has to compete for the job with several others both within and outside the BJP, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Jan 27, 2008 20:48 IST

    Third alternative a pipedream

    So when the CPI(M) is unable to carry with it even those who are ideologically similar, then how will it go along with other parties which have their own regional agendas? Pankaj Vohra examines.

  • Jan 20, 2008 18:48 ISTBetween Us

    Caution: polls ahead

    The much-awaited revamp of the Cong is running behind schedule and it has got delayed possibly because of Sonia's indisposition, writes Pankaj Vohra.

  • Jan 13, 2008 22:43 ISTBetween us

    Badge of honour

    By proposing AB Vajpayee’s name for the prestigious Bharat Ratna award, LK Advani has tried to politicise the annual national honours, writes Pankaj Vohra.