II. Analyses of individual parties

4. Asia

The Outcome of the Indian Elections 2004. Why the Congress Alliance and the Left has won or the BJHP-led NDA lost - Subhoranjan Dasgupta Of all the dramatic headings that greeted the astounding victory of the Congress, its allies and the Left, the most appropriate was coined by a weekly (Tehelka) whose journalists had been hounded by the previous regime. This heading congratulated the ‘foreign-born wife of the nation’ for performing The Art of the Impossible. ... >>more