All stories by Bharat Bhushan
'Mr Naipaul, forget about it'Rediff.com26 Aug 2018
'I don't think you have anything to say to me and I certainly don't have anything to say to you.' Bharat Bhushan recalls his encounters with V S Naipaul.
Is rural India angry with Modi?Rediff.com8 Apr 2015
The anger against land acquisition is not only among landowners.
'Arvind is like a child who wants to keep all the toys to himself'Rediff.com24 Mar 2015
It is too early to say whether the Aam Aadmi Party's transformation from a watchdog of Indian politics to the lapdog of the political elite is complete. But it seems to be heading in that direction, says Bharat Bhushan
Kejriwal throws a broom Modi's wayRediff.com11 Feb 2015
The BJP's embarrassing rout in Delhi may affect Modi in many ways.
Why PM Narendra Modi keeps mumRediff.com14 Jan 2015
Modi's real problem is not his silence on Hindutva excesses growing in the country. He needs to transform India without the minute-by-minute tweets.
The pitfalls of being ModiRediff.com19 Nov 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to ride high with rock star gigs abroad and no challengers within or outside the party at home. With international oil prices dipping to unforeseen lows and inflation declining sharply, a perked-up economy provides the perfect backdrop as he strides the national and international stage.
Regional parties down, but not outRediff.com22 Oct 2014
Despite the flood of BJP victories, it is difficult to see how regional parties will disappear. These parties not only have the same development goals as the national parties but also promise good governance
How Gandhi and RSS co-exist in Modi's conciousnessRediff.com9 Oct 2014
The prime minister has followed a dual strategy. He is invoking Gandhi to project himself as a statesman and yet, because he is essentially a politician, he has to take the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh along as well
When there is a BJP PM in New Delhi, party is run by nobodiesRediff.com26 Sep 2014
No BJP president is powerful when the party is in power. Amit Shah is completely dependent on Narendra Modi's clout. He has a protective political immunity and everyone knows its source, says Bharat Bhushan
Modi sarkar's time starts nowRediff.com18 Jul 2014
There are indications that India may be shedding its Stockholm Syndrome vis-a-vis the Modi government, says Bharat Bhushan.
The coming battle for PataliputraRediff.com19 Jun 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party's quest to strengthen its base in north India starts from Bihar, says Bharat Bhushan.
Modi is unsure if the surf's upRediff.com10 Apr 2014
If the wave has become a tsunami, why is the BJP's prime ministerial candidate playing safe by polarising voters along communal lines, asks Bharat Bhushan.
Hazare, Mamata and a tale of two frontsRediff.com27 Feb 2014
Kisan Baburao Hazare is supporting Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and attempts are afoot to form an alternative Third Front. Will these alliances really work, asks Bharat Bhushan.
The 'unconventional' terroristsRediff.com13 Feb 2014
A man with a grandfatherly moustache, another in saintly robes and reportage on the saffron face of terror that went unnoticed, says Bharat Bhushan.
Congress now faces a serious leadership crisisRediff.com10 Dec 2013
A clean sweep for the BJP and the emergence of the AAP do not look good for the Congress, which now faces a serious leadership crisis, says Bharat Bhushan