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The Crisis in Politics

Romesh Thapar WITH the whole of the North under presidential rule (bureaucratic fiat from the Centre would be a more appropriate description!), and Haryana living it up under a bunch of defectors, we are looking at the recent bye-election results as pointers to what the Congress(I) expects from the contest. If Election Commissioner Shakdher has pushed the polling date into June because he cannot get his defective rolls ready in time, he will have to perform later in June because astrological forecasts dictate this for "the leader".

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