L K Advani should have known better. He was standing in the way of one of the most garish road shows ever on the Indian political scene. But he probably knows the limitations of a road show without a road map. Elections are the stage on which the communication skills of leaders are on full display.

It is a stage that often pits drama against data, history against histrionics and demagogue against democrat.

This election will neither be about Modi's governance nor his politics. It will be about a coalition between him and his ego. Now that we have seen him in action, we know that he loves to impersonate the image of himself as Prime Minister. Read More