Santwana Bhattacharya

Inside -out

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is the flavour of the season. His legacy is getting a new lease of life, what with the record of the tallest statue going to his name.

04 Nov 2018


What was supposed to be a celebration of democratic discourse in all its diversity was overtaken by the interpretation of two gestures before ‘the hug’. Angry BJP MPs, including Nishikant Dubey, rushe

22 Jul 2018


Now that the prime minister and his chief party strategist are focused on Odisha, so much so that he took his fourth year celebrations to Cuttack, the Odisha CM is not taking any chances. Not only did

27 May 2018


The annual Governors conference at the Rashtrapati Bhawan — the last one of the NDA-II tenure — is scheduled to take place on June 3.

22 Apr 2018

Insider-out: Kathua, Unnao put BJP in fix; Manmohan advises Rahul not to venture into CJI Impeachment

The response to Rahul Gandhi’s candlelight march for justice to the rape victims of Kathua and Unnao surprised even Congress leaders, given the short notice.

15 Apr 2018


Even before the lookout notice against her and her husband and Videocon’s Venugopal Dhoot was out, ICICI CEO Chanda Kochhar had been keeping a low profile in anticipation of trouble from the probe

08 Apr 2018


There was much ‘charcha’ about Bollywood superstar and renegade Congressman Amitabh Bachchan at 24 Akbar Road. All because Bachchan suddenly started following @OfficeofRG on Twitter. He also added a few Congress leaders to his list.

25 Feb 2018

If Jharkhand goes hungry, New Delhi must know why

In an interview with TNIE, economist Jeanb Dreze says Centre is increasingly taking control of social programmes, but is it committed to them?

05 Nov 2017