Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Opinion  /  Published 09.06.19

Amit Shah moves into Vajpayee's bungalow

The president of the Bharatiya Janata Party and now the Union home minister, Amit Shah, has chosen the bungalow of the late former prime minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, as his new official residence, ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.19

The Modi cult could threaten the BJP too

A joke doing the rounds this election season is that Narendra Modi set out to rid India of the Congress — or, in his oft-repeated words, ensure a “Congress-mukt Bharat.” He has managed to make i...
By Manini Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 01.04.19

Rahul Gandhi in the club of multi-seat candidates

By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

A naming debate longer than the longest bridge

Allahabad became Prayagraj last week, in time for the Kumbh mela at the confluence (prayag) of the Yamuna, Ganga and mythical Saraswati, starting a week from now. In this season of ‘naming’, the C...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Stop mocking India's PM, Cong tells Trump

The Congress has stepped forward to defend “India’s PM” after US President Donald Trump mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not doing enough in Afghanistan and the external affairs ministry ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Withdrawal of Gandhis' SPG cover issue raised

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday raised the issue of withdrawal of SPG security cover to the Gandhi family, but the government said he cannot raise the matter in Zero Hour as he had n...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.18

Vajpayee: An unsolved riddle

By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.20

Civil service to politics. But why?

I think the first Indian Foreign Service officer to quit the service was Manohar Lal Sondhi of the 1956 batch, if memory serves right. There had been an earlier pull out – an officer with a Bengali ...
By Mani Shankar Aiyer in

India  /  Published 24.03.19

Shotgun wife on Samajwadi radar

The Samajwadi Party is considering fielding Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam from the Lucknow seat, party sources said on Sunday, but explained that the proposed move could be a way of helping the BJP...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Mehbooba fights for Jamaat

Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti hit Srinagar’s streets with her supporters on Saturday against the Centre’s ban on the separatist Jamaat-e-Islami, with which her party is alleged to have had ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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