Maneka Gandhi
India  /  Published 02.06.19

Puzzle: why some ministers were dropped

The leadership of the BJP has been silent on the criteria applied in dropping a large number of ministers in the earlier government, quite a few of them seen as good performers, leaving many in the pa...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.05.19

Can’t be stopped: ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on Thursday evening at the head of a 57-strong council of ministers that represented continuity with change at an otherwise protocol-driven event designed ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Round 6

The penultimate phase of this year’s long-drawn election is scheduled on Sunday across 59 seats in seven states and Union territories, including all constituencies in Delhi and Haryana. Some of the ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

The EC must respond to the people's concerns

Independent institutions tasked with guarding the democracy thrive on public confidence. The Election Commission, for example, has the enormous task of ensuring free and fair elections throughout the ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.04.19

Poll panel “strongly condemns” Maneka's ABCD remark

The Election Commission on Monday “strongly condemned” Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for her “ABCD” remark in Sultanpur where she warned voters that government work suffers in areas which do no...
By PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 28.04.19

The minorities that can't be purged

What does a nation do with minorities that it doesn’t regard as real citizens? Hitler’s answer was genocide but modern nations have experimented with other solutions, expanding the menu of discrim...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.19

BJP is using institutions to intimidate rivals

Coyness does not befit institutions of eminence. The Election Commission had recently confessed to the Supreme Court that it was powerless to crack down against hate speeches that are being delivered ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.04.19

SC satisfied with EC action against political big shots

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.19

EC gag on Yogi, Maya, Maneka and Azam

The Election Commission has banned Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and BSP leader Mayawati from campaigning for 72 and 48 hours, respectively, for delivering “highly provocative” spee...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.04.19

Maneka hints Muslims should vote BJP if they want work

A video of minister Maneka Gandhi is doing the rounds where she is heard telling Muslim voters to support her and hinting that after her win, she may not heed them if they don't vote for her.The authe...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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