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Sonia Gandhi

Winds of change are coming, 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Buoyed by her party’s stunning victory in the recent Lok Sabha and Assembly by-polls in Rajasthan and its impressive electoral revival in Gujarat, former...
Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

A veiled attack on Mahatma Gandhi without naming him, blaming Nehru for Partition and attributing much of what is wrong in the country to...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Foreign Exchange Even as a new foreign secretary, Vijay Gokhale (right), took over last week, the buzz was that his predecessor, S Jaishankar (left), who...
The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate

Bar Bar Republic TV and Arnab Goswami are now getting some payback for their aggressive support for the government and biased, often distorted, attacks on...
Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Petitioner Subramanian Swamy has submitted fresh documents alleging that Young Indian, a firm floated by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, was a tax offender The...
Media Watch

The Fourth Estate

Fired Up The tragic fire in a Mumbai pub which killed 15 customers on December 29, had another unsuspecting but prominent victim—The Times Network, the...
2018 elections in eight states: The battle ahead

The Battle Ahead

Next year will be crucial for the BJP and the Congress as eight states go to the polls. Will the saffron wave permeate more...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Star Wars—Episode 2017

~By Dilip Bobb Dickens got it spot on—‘It was the best of times, it was    the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom,...
Delhi Durbar

Commission Omission

Commission Omission If the Gujarat elections registered a new low in personal attacks and campaign rhetoric, it also marked a nadir for a once-credible institution—the...
Rahul Gandhi

In maiden speech as Congress president, Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP

Congress president Rahul Gandhi says Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India  Two days ahead...
Rahul-era begins in Congress as Sonia outlines challenges

Rahul-era begins in Congress as Sonia outlines challenges

Rahul Gandhi was formally elevated as Congress president on Saturday, taking over from her mother Sonia Gandhi who held the post for 19 consecutive years As...
With Rahul as Congress president, Sonia says: My role is to retire

Sonia says “my role is to retire”, what next for Congress under Rahul

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi will continue to advise her son on crucial party matters, help him reach out to potential...
With 40 Bills on agenda, Parliament’s winter session commences

With 40 Bills on agenda, Parliament’s winter session commences

As Congress and other Opposition parties hope to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government on a slew of issues, stormy session likely  As...
Congress hits out at EC over Modi’s roadshow as voting draws to a close in Gujarat

Congress hits out at EC over Modi’s roadshow as voting draws to a close...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s road show in Ahmedabad amid second phase of Gujarat polling irks Congress; Chidambaram lashes out at Election Commission  As Gujarat went...
PM Modi my biggest help, confident of Congress victory in Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi my biggest help, confident of Congress victory in Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi

In first televised interview after being elected as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi takes digs at Narendra Modi, says he feels only love for the...
After bitter spat, Narendra Modi greets Manmohan Singh at Parliament

After bitter spat, Narendra Modi greets Manmohan Singh at Parliament

Days after former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh asked his successor Narendra Modi to apologise for alleging that Congress leaders had met Pakistani officials...
Delhi Durbar

DELHI DURBAR

The Obama Effect It is diplomatically tricky for a serving head of government to hold talks with a former US President who is a political...
Will Modi declare how Amit Shah became BJP president, asks Congress

Will Modi declare how Amit Shah became BJP president, asks Congress

Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for criticising election of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president With Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Congress presidential poll: Rahul Gandhi files nomination

Congress presidential poll: Rahul Gandhi files nomination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cites Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla’s allegation of election being rigged, slams Congress’ dynasty politics Amid allegations by a party worker...
Media Watch

The Fourth Estate

Cross-Purposes The media seems to be adding to the confusion and controversy over the death of Justice BH Loya by its conflicting coverage of the...
Delhi Durbar

DELHI DURBAR

Princess Diaries The Indian government seems to have pulled out all stops to ensure that Ivanka Trump’s Hyderabad sojourn was a success and that she...
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during roadshow (file picture). Photo: UNI

BJP member’s PIL against Rahul Gandhi and his SPG protection thrown out by Delhi...

Above: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during roadshow (file picture). Photo: UNI   Yet another politically motivated PIL was been thrown out by the court...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Soft Targets

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s not just soldiers on the northern borders who are in the line of fire, a whole range of people have...
Priya Ranjan Das Munshi

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away

Above: Priya Ranjan Das Munshi One of Indian National Congress’ most respected leaders, Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, is no more. In coma following a...
Congress President Sonia Gandhi with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party’s Vice President Rahul Gandhi chairing the Congress Working Committee meeting on November 20. Photo: UNI

Rahul Gandhi could be declared Congress president on Dec 5

Above: Congress President Sonia Gandhi with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party’s Vice President Rahul Gandhi chairing the Congress Working Committee meeting on...
(L-R) Election Commmission of India headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya; and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing an election rally at Kosamba Village Ground, in Valsad district. Photo: UNI

EC finds the use of word ‘Pappu’ in BJP media campaign derogatory, blocks it

Above: (L-R) Election Commmission of India headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya; and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing  an election rally at...
Rahul gandhi

Rahul’s measured attack on Modinomics in the pages of Financial Times

On the day of the anniversary of the fateful and disastrous demonetization drive by the BJP government, arrived another jolt for the Prime Minster...
Media Watch

The Fourth Estate

Star Struck It’s no laughing matter. Rupert Murdoch, owner of Star TV, has taken on governments in the UK and Australia over issues concerning his...
The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate

Hitting the Headlines Pioneering English news channel NDTV is making more news than breaking it. Much of it is motivated and self-serving but none of...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Poetic Licence

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb As elections near and the weather changes, it brings about a sense of poetic justice or doing justice...
Delhi Durbar

DELHI DURBAR

RAHUL’S TEAM Congress president-in-waiting Rahul Gandhi was known for neither wit nor wisdom on the social media. His Twitter handle @OfficeOfRG elicited more yawns than...
Delhi Durbar

Delhi Durbar

Rahul’s Rising Graph His elevation as president of the Congress in a few days could not have had a better prelude. In the past six...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Defamation Suits: The Chilling Effect

Civil and criminal defamation laws are mainly used to silence criticism and intimidate the press. They need urgent review ~By Neeraj Mishra in Raipur       Arvind...
Jay Shah says he will sue portal for Rs 100 crore

Jay Shah says he will sue portal for Rs 100 crore

Above: Jay Amit Shah with his father Amit Shah at his marriage reception. Photo: UNI BJP President Amit Shah’s son Jay Amit Shah has released...
Picture: Facebook

Rahul slams Modi’s policies at Berkley, but admits dynasties do run India

Addressing students at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Monday (September 11), hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Alternate Professions

  ~By Dilip Bobb Here’s a thought. What if some prominent Indians had not opted for the professions they are now in? Maybe they could...
Rahul Gandhi

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

~By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...
In and Out

In and Out

Above: Illustration: Anthony Lawrence   ~By Dilip Bobb It is generally used in the context of high society and celebrities, where status and ranking moves up and...
Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

With the Gandhi scion likely to take over the presidentship in October, it waits to be seen if he can enthuse party workers and...
IT dept can scan National Herald documents: Delhi HC

IT dept can scan National Herald documents: Delhi HC

A “major setback” for Congress claim BJP leaders The Delhi High Court on May 12 ruled that income tax officials can investigate the documents of The National Herald newspaper. The...
Congress old-timers, who want Sonia and not Rahul to take charge when the party is sliding day by day, are relieved

Congress: Sonia Gandhi back in action

Even as the Congress sees one of its worst slides in recent history, Sonia Gandhi has initiated a reshuffle keeping in mind assembly elections...
Herald House in Delhi, owned by Associate Journals Limited (AJL)

FIR against Bhupinder Hooda: Political Plot?

With the CBI registering a case against the former CM of Haryana for his irregular allotment of land to AJL, has his generosity to...
WHAT FUELLED MODI’S CHARIOT OF FIRE

WHAT FUELLED MODI’S CHARIOT OF FIRE

By Inderjit Badhwar Even though I travelled extensively in several parts of UP’s bellwether constituencies during the state elections, I got it mostly wrong because...
Verdict 2017

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Celebrations at the BJP headquarters in Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

BJP virtually sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and leading in Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Lead Illustration: UdayShankar

The Best Acting Awards

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s the season for cinematic awards, in Hollywood where we saw Priyanka Chopra in a low-cut gown at the aptly named Golden...
(L-R) PM Modi has gained personally as the demonetisation move has projected him as a decisive and strong leader; the people, despite all odds, are not yet ready to criticise Modi. Photos: UNI

Modi riding demonetisation tiger

People are going through the pain of Modi’s demonetisation move in the belief that black money will be curbed. The acid test will be...
Finance minister Arun Jaitley

Should Budget be postponed?

Political parties opposed to the BJP fear that the sops announced may favour the party in the assembly polls commencing from February 4. But...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
Parliamentarians and leaders from various political parties march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s demonetization move. Photo: UNI

Is Demonetization Godsend for the Opposition?

While Modi claims that demonetization has helped the common man, his opponents are seeing this as a golden chance to attack him and increase...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...

The Curse of OROP

The faujis are unflinching in their commitment to protect our border. Why then do political parties deny them their due? By Inderjit Badhwar The LoC...
Illustration: UdayShankar

The Enemy Within

  By Dilip Bobb   War has been declared. Not by the government, but by the next closest thing—hyperventilating prime time TV anchors. They have decided that...
(L-R) Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi earlier this year (Photo: UNI); Many CLU permits were given in the high-value NCR area, particularly Gurgaon, where real estate is booming.

Haryana’s land deals: Hooda’s Nemesis?

The former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s deals have divested thousands of poor farmers of their land, and these have now come to haunt...
Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa; Photo credit: Lovely Professional University

Do We Need Governors?

Should this gubernatorial post be abolished considering how Article 356 was misused in Arunachal and Uttarakhandc, so much so that the Supreme Court had...
Supreme-Court

SC sets the record straight on defamation

Upset over the wrong interpretation of its verdict on criminal defamation, the Supreme Court has clarified that it would have no bearing on the...

Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of Criminal Defamation Law; Quashes Petition By Rahul Gandhi,...

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had filed a petition against the various criminal defamation laws, citing that...

SLAPP Attack!

Filing Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation has become the first choice of action for big businesses to threaten journalists and activists who expose their...
Congress, congress party dynasty, Sonia Gandhi, rahul Gandhi, priyanka Gandhi, priyanka vadera, Sonia Gandhi news, rahul Gandhi news

Congress: Dynasty No Longer Rules

There is a leadership crisis in the Congress as it continues on its downward slide. New strategies need to be urgently drawn up which...

Dynasty’s Roulette

With the Congress ruling in just nine states, it would seem that the might of the Gandhi family is over. But in politics, one...

Swamy’s Dark Herald

The Delhi High Court ruling in the Herald case will make political parties accountable for fund spending. All eyes will be on December 19...

Rahul “Rebooted”

After his sabbatical earlier this year, Rahul seems to be revitalized and visible. But that’s not enough as internal party democracy shows no signs...

Is the grand old party over?

Highs and lows in politics are common. But the repeated decimation of this party in various elections makes one wonder if it is on...

Sonia’s Achilles’ Heel

The Congress president’s son-in-law, Robert Vadra, is facing heat over murky land deals. what made it possible for the Gandhi family to enter into...

India’s Hour of Shame

Ultimately, the rape and hanging of two minor girls in Katra, Badaun, that has provoked worldwide outrage, is the result of a systemic rot....

'Rahul Gandhi' - 62 News Results

Sonia Gandhi

Winds of change are coming, 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Buoyed by her party’s stunning victory in the recent Lok Sabha and Assembly by-polls in Rajasthan and its impressive electoral revival in Gujarat, former...
Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

A veiled attack on Mahatma Gandhi without naming him, blaming Nehru for Partition and attributing much of what is wrong in the country to...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Foreign Exchange Even as a new foreign secretary, Vijay Gokhale (right), took over last week, the buzz was that his predecessor, S Jaishankar (left), who...
The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate

Bar Bar Republic TV and Arnab Goswami are now getting some payback for their aggressive support for the government and biased, often distorted, attacks on...
Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Petitioner Subramanian Swamy has submitted fresh documents alleging that Young Indian, a firm floated by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, was a tax offender The...
Media Watch

The Fourth Estate

Fired Up The tragic fire in a Mumbai pub which killed 15 customers on December 29, had another unsuspecting but prominent victim—The Times Network, the...
2018 elections in eight states: The battle ahead

The Battle Ahead

Next year will be crucial for the BJP and the Congress as eight states go to the polls. Will the saffron wave permeate more...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Star Wars—Episode 2017

~By Dilip Bobb Dickens got it spot on—‘It was the best of times, it was    the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom,...
Delhi Durbar

Commission Omission

Commission Omission If the Gujarat elections registered a new low in personal attacks and campaign rhetoric, it also marked a nadir for a once-credible institution—the...
Rahul Gandhi

In maiden speech as Congress president, Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP

Congress president Rahul Gandhi says Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India  Two days ahead...
Rahul-era begins in Congress as Sonia outlines challenges

Rahul-era begins in Congress as Sonia outlines challenges

Rahul Gandhi was formally elevated as Congress president on Saturday, taking over from her mother Sonia Gandhi who held the post for 19 consecutive years As...
With Rahul as Congress president, Sonia says: My role is to retire

Sonia says “my role is to retire”, what next for Congress under Rahul

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi will continue to advise her son on crucial party matters, help him reach out to potential...
With 40 Bills on agenda, Parliament’s winter session commences

With 40 Bills on agenda, Parliament’s winter session commences

As Congress and other Opposition parties hope to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government on a slew of issues, stormy session likely  As...
Congress hits out at EC over Modi’s roadshow as voting draws to a close in Gujarat

Congress hits out at EC over Modi’s roadshow as voting draws to a close...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s road show in Ahmedabad amid second phase of Gujarat polling irks Congress; Chidambaram lashes out at Election Commission  As Gujarat went...
PM Modi my biggest help, confident of Congress victory in Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi my biggest help, confident of Congress victory in Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi

In first televised interview after being elected as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi takes digs at Narendra Modi, says he feels only love for the...
After bitter spat, Narendra Modi greets Manmohan Singh at Parliament

After bitter spat, Narendra Modi greets Manmohan Singh at Parliament

Days after former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh asked his successor Narendra Modi to apologise for alleging that Congress leaders had met Pakistani officials...
Delhi Durbar

DELHI DURBAR

The Obama Effect It is diplomatically tricky for a serving head of government to hold talks with a former US President who is a political...
Will Modi declare how Amit Shah became BJP president, asks Congress

Will Modi declare how Amit Shah became BJP president, asks Congress

Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for criticising election of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president With Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Congress presidential poll: Rahul Gandhi files nomination

Congress presidential poll: Rahul Gandhi files nomination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cites Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla’s allegation of election being rigged, slams Congress’ dynasty politics Amid allegations by a party worker...
Media Watch

The Fourth Estate

Cross-Purposes The media seems to be adding to the confusion and controversy over the death of Justice BH Loya by its conflicting coverage of the...
Delhi Durbar

DELHI DURBAR

Princess Diaries The Indian government seems to have pulled out all stops to ensure that Ivanka Trump’s Hyderabad sojourn was a success and that she...
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during roadshow (file picture). Photo: UNI

BJP member’s PIL against Rahul Gandhi and his SPG protection thrown out by Delhi...

Above: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during roadshow (file picture). Photo: UNI   Yet another politically motivated PIL was been thrown out by the court...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Soft Targets

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s not just soldiers on the northern borders who are in the line of fire, a whole range of people have...
Priya Ranjan Das Munshi

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away

Above: Priya Ranjan Das Munshi One of Indian National Congress’ most respected leaders, Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, is no more. In coma following a...
Congress President Sonia Gandhi with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party’s Vice President Rahul Gandhi chairing the Congress Working Committee meeting on November 20. Photo: UNI

Rahul Gandhi could be declared Congress president on Dec 5

Above: Congress President Sonia Gandhi with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party’s Vice President Rahul Gandhi chairing the Congress Working Committee meeting on...
(L-R) Election Commmission of India headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya; and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing an election rally at Kosamba Village Ground, in Valsad district. Photo: UNI

EC finds the use of word ‘Pappu’ in BJP media campaign derogatory, blocks it

Above: (L-R) Election Commmission of India headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya; and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing  an election rally at...
Rahul gandhi

Rahul’s measured attack on Modinomics in the pages of Financial Times

On the day of the anniversary of the fateful and disastrous demonetization drive by the BJP government, arrived another jolt for the Prime Minster...
Media Watch

The Fourth Estate

Star Struck It’s no laughing matter. Rupert Murdoch, owner of Star TV, has taken on governments in the UK and Australia over issues concerning his...
The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate

Hitting the Headlines Pioneering English news channel NDTV is making more news than breaking it. Much of it is motivated and self-serving but none of...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Poetic Licence

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb As elections near and the weather changes, it brings about a sense of poetic justice or doing justice...
Delhi Durbar

DELHI DURBAR

RAHUL’S TEAM Congress president-in-waiting Rahul Gandhi was known for neither wit nor wisdom on the social media. His Twitter handle @OfficeOfRG elicited more yawns than...
Delhi Durbar

Delhi Durbar

Rahul’s Rising Graph His elevation as president of the Congress in a few days could not have had a better prelude. In the past six...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Defamation Suits: The Chilling Effect

Civil and criminal defamation laws are mainly used to silence criticism and intimidate the press. They need urgent review ~By Neeraj Mishra in Raipur       Arvind...
Jay Shah says he will sue portal for Rs 100 crore

Jay Shah says he will sue portal for Rs 100 crore

Above: Jay Amit Shah with his father Amit Shah at his marriage reception. Photo: UNI BJP President Amit Shah’s son Jay Amit Shah has released...
Picture: Facebook

Rahul slams Modi’s policies at Berkley, but admits dynasties do run India

Addressing students at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Monday (September 11), hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Alternate Professions

  ~By Dilip Bobb Here’s a thought. What if some prominent Indians had not opted for the professions they are now in? Maybe they could...
Rahul Gandhi

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

~By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...
In and Out

In and Out

Above: Illustration: Anthony Lawrence   ~By Dilip Bobb It is generally used in the context of high society and celebrities, where status and ranking moves up and...
Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

With the Gandhi scion likely to take over the presidentship in October, it waits to be seen if he can enthuse party workers and...
IT dept can scan National Herald documents: Delhi HC

IT dept can scan National Herald documents: Delhi HC

A “major setback” for Congress claim BJP leaders The Delhi High Court on May 12 ruled that income tax officials can investigate the documents of The National Herald newspaper. The...
Congress old-timers, who want Sonia and not Rahul to take charge when the party is sliding day by day, are relieved

Congress: Sonia Gandhi back in action

Even as the Congress sees one of its worst slides in recent history, Sonia Gandhi has initiated a reshuffle keeping in mind assembly elections...
Herald House in Delhi, owned by Associate Journals Limited (AJL)

FIR against Bhupinder Hooda: Political Plot?

With the CBI registering a case against the former CM of Haryana for his irregular allotment of land to AJL, has his generosity to...
WHAT FUELLED MODI’S CHARIOT OF FIRE

WHAT FUELLED MODI’S CHARIOT OF FIRE

By Inderjit Badhwar Even though I travelled extensively in several parts of UP’s bellwether constituencies during the state elections, I got it mostly wrong because...
Verdict 2017

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Celebrations at the BJP headquarters in Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

BJP virtually sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and leading in Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Lead Illustration: UdayShankar

The Best Acting Awards

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s the season for cinematic awards, in Hollywood where we saw Priyanka Chopra in a low-cut gown at the aptly named Golden...
(L-R) PM Modi has gained personally as the demonetisation move has projected him as a decisive and strong leader; the people, despite all odds, are not yet ready to criticise Modi. Photos: UNI

Modi riding demonetisation tiger

People are going through the pain of Modi’s demonetisation move in the belief that black money will be curbed. The acid test will be...
Finance minister Arun Jaitley

Should Budget be postponed?

Political parties opposed to the BJP fear that the sops announced may favour the party in the assembly polls commencing from February 4. But...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
Parliamentarians and leaders from various political parties march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s demonetization move. Photo: UNI

Is Demonetization Godsend for the Opposition?

While Modi claims that demonetization has helped the common man, his opponents are seeing this as a golden chance to attack him and increase...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...

The Curse of OROP

The faujis are unflinching in their commitment to protect our border. Why then do political parties deny them their due? By Inderjit Badhwar The LoC...
Illustration: UdayShankar

The Enemy Within

  By Dilip Bobb   War has been declared. Not by the government, but by the next closest thing—hyperventilating prime time TV anchors. They have decided that...
(L-R) Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi earlier this year (Photo: UNI); Many CLU permits were given in the high-value NCR area, particularly Gurgaon, where real estate is booming.

Haryana’s land deals: Hooda’s Nemesis?

The former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s deals have divested thousands of poor farmers of their land, and these have now come to haunt...
Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa; Photo credit: Lovely Professional University

Do We Need Governors?

Should this gubernatorial post be abolished considering how Article 356 was misused in Arunachal and Uttarakhandc, so much so that the Supreme Court had...
Supreme-Court

SC sets the record straight on defamation

Upset over the wrong interpretation of its verdict on criminal defamation, the Supreme Court has clarified that it would have no bearing on the...

Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of Criminal Defamation Law; Quashes Petition By Rahul Gandhi,...

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had filed a petition against the various criminal defamation laws, citing that...

SLAPP Attack!

Filing Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation has become the first choice of action for big businesses to threaten journalists and activists who expose their...
Congress, congress party dynasty, Sonia Gandhi, rahul Gandhi, priyanka Gandhi, priyanka vadera, Sonia Gandhi news, rahul Gandhi news

Congress: Dynasty No Longer Rules

There is a leadership crisis in the Congress as it continues on its downward slide. New strategies need to be urgently drawn up which...

Is the grand old party over?

Highs and lows in politics are common. But the repeated decimation of this party in various elections makes one wonder if it is on...

Sonia’s Achilles’ Heel

The Congress president’s son-in-law, Robert Vadra, is facing heat over murky land deals. what made it possible for the Gandhi family to enter into...

India’s Hour of Shame

Ultimately, the rape and hanging of two minor girls in Katra, Badaun, that has provoked worldwide outrage, is the result of a systemic rot....

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