Why is women’s candidature an issue this time when representation debates rarely go beyond caste, creed and religion?
16 Mar 2019
But the legacy of the past that hung around the sombre Sabarmati Ashram swept away the nagging headaches of the present. Or they got soothed by the soft tunes of the Mahatma’s favourite bhajan.
13 Mar 2019
At the Gujarat rally, Priyanka made her speech sound as low-key as possible. But her flawless Hindi and her ability to nuance her speech made her stand out nevertheless.
13 Mar 2019
In about two and half months, democratic India will get to know who will steer India’s political destiny over the next five years.
11 Mar 2019
The names of former opening pair Gautam Gambhir and Virendra Sehwag are also doing the rounds.
10 Mar 2019
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, with his calm fortitude, has emerged quite the hero of the latest Indo-Pak air strikes.
03 Mar 2019
Does Pakistan’s new claim to a moral upper hand hold up to scrutiny? Only if your scrutiny lasts just one over and stays skin-deep.
01 Mar 2019
What a heartland leader like Mulayam Singh Yadav thinks hardly matters in India’s southern peninsula.
15 Feb 2019
The Modi government, on its home stretch, had clearly taken an unabashed turn towards soft welfare economics.
02 Feb 2019
Priyanka has always been considered a potential Indira reincarnation, perhaps a more amiable version of the woman potentate prototype.
25 Jan 2019
Charismatic, relatively more eloquent and less inhibited than her brother Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi has often been seen as the real heir to the Indira legacy.
24 Jan 2019
All the quota Bill does is something psychological: give the ‘poor’ among privileged castes a little less reason to feel besieged.
12 Jan 2019
No sign from the ground till now allows us to imagine a single party making it on its own.
28 Dec 2018
These Assembly election results give us a wealth of information to study the mood on the ground, collectively and in fragmented blocs.
14 Dec 2018
It was a different kind of birthday for Rahul Gandhi, and the gift he received was a hard-earned one. It was exactly a year ago, on December 11, 2017, that he took over the reins of the Congress.
12 Dec 2018