Congress’ Mallikarjun Kharge tells Santwana Bhattacharya that contest in Kalaburagi has been overhyped. There cannot be a comparison as he is the MP and Narendra Modi is the PM
13 hours ago
BJP hopes to max its gains in North Karnataka’s 14 seats, but unlike in fratricidal south, it’s a straight fight with Congress.
14 hours ago
The Election Commission seems to be having a tug-of-war with the voting public rather than the political establishment, writes Santwana Bhattacharya
12 Apr 2019
The Congress can’t be liberal in New Delhi and play atavistic games on the Konkan coast without attracting the charge of duplicity.
29 Mar 2019
In times of pre-election camp switches, the Congress had a close shave with Jitin Prasada.
24 Mar 2019
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