Tag Archives: AP State Politics

Current Situation and the Likely Scenario

I wrote this after the polling but before the results are out. I formed these opinions on the basis of a huge opinion poll I did for a client of mine. I said that I would be surprised if YSRCP doesn’t win 17 Assembly seats in Coastal and Rayalaseema regions and the Nellore LS seat. […]

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Suspend Your Disbelief!

An agitation which feels insecure and knows it’s inner hollowness cannot muster that kind of courage and grace. Instead it tries to cover up and become dogmatic and rigid. It cannot face a simple and a very plain fact that goes against it’s grain. It tries to deceive the people. And in the process, deceives […]

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In Praise of ‘T’ Agitation

Communication manufactures perceptions. Effective communication manufactures perceptions that are far more biting than reality. In their most potent form they can, in fact, replace reality and obfuscate one’s reasoning faculty. The ongoing Telangana agitation offers a formidable example of effective use of political communication. It is in the deployment of a well-designed communication strategy that […]

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One Cheer for Each!

Quite soon after the 2004 general elections, local bodies polls were held in the state of AP. I wrote this after the results of the polls were out, analysing the message contained in the poll results.

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