Deepak Joshi


Challenging times ahead for Indian judiciary, executive

Jan 13 2018

A divided judiciary may provide an opportunity to the executive to have its say in the appointments to the higher judiciary.

Tough political battles this year to set tone for 2019

Jan 01 2018

The bruising electoral battles of last year are set to intensify in 2018 – with the next 12 months being a warm up to the big battle of the general election of 2019.

FRDI Bill may be deferred; meet the fate of Land Acquisition Bill

Dec 19 2017

With eight regional elections due in 2018 before the nation goes for the general elections in 2019 the NDA govt isn’t willing to take any political risks with FRDI bill.

Gujarat election results hold key to future poll alliances

Dec 19 2017

Eight assembly elections due in 2018 will set the mood for the next general elections. There will be no time for recovery if reverses are faced in 2018.

FRDI Bill: JPC push for percentage based deposit insurance

Dec 12 2017

The contention is that a percentage based insurance amount would be more effective in assuring public. Any fixation of limit based on amount needs amendments regularly.

No holds barred Gujarat battle to decide 2019 strategy

Nov 30 2017

Both the ruling BJP and the Congress are honing their strategy for the big battle 18 months later. Poll results on December 18 would set the tone for the war of 2019.

Rahul’s elevation to distance him from Assembly results

Nov 20 2017

The move to elevate Rahul is part of a long term strategy by Congress mandarins to insulate Rahul from the possible fallout of the electoral outcomes in Gujarat and HP.

Narendra Modi cracks the good economics-politics riddle

Nov 17 2017

Wide raging political and economic approval, a rarity in Indian political set up, the race for 2019 general elections appears to be a one-race horse.

Focus shifts to Gujarat as policy steps depend on electoral gains

Nov 10 2017

Win in the regional elections would enable a push for other policy steps that would propel India on a high growth path and guide the pace of govt over next 12 months.

Gujarat election schedule announcement likely on October 25

Oct 24 2017

The unfolding drama may see BJP re-elected in Gujarat albeit way short of its target. Congress may gain, but Rahul Gandhi is far from emerging as a challenger to Modi.

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