ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Opposition and Its Failures

Romesh Thapar WITH all the signals suggesting that the Congress(I) is in electoral trouble, it is time for the Opposition to take a good look at itself. The comments one gathers from far and near are not complimentary. In fact, the point that is repeatedly made is that, despite their professed understanding of Indira Gandhi's role as a disruptor of democratic institutions and functioning, the Opposition leaders are largely men of straw waiting for a chance to make a deal with the lady.

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