Maneka Gandhi
Opinion  /  Published 09.12.18

What the election semi-finals mean for Mayavati

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By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.20

Straight talk: The unabashed Rajiv Bajaj

Days after the industrialist, Rajiv Bajaj, bluntly said that the government managed to flatten the wrong curve — the economic curve of the country, instead of the coronavirus infection curve — in ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.19

Can't persuade voters? Confuse them

During the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, a Congress rebel competed against the candidate fielded by Rahul Gandhi by using Indira Gandhi’s photograph during the campaign. He won and then rejo...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 13.04.19

Maneka veiled threat to Muslim voters

Union minister Maneka Gandhi appeared to issue a veiled threat to Muslims on Friday, suggesting she didn’t feel like granting their requests if they didn’t vote for her. “I’m going to win with...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.11.18

Centre hits back at Rahul, quiet on Maneka

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s subtle observation about the killing of tigress Avni infuriated the Centre, with environment minister Harsh Vardhan claiming that no past government had worked more...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

India lags in women's representation

The results of the general elections have thrown up a number of new things. The Bharatiya Janata Party made inroads into West Bengal and Odisha; people voted differently for state elections and Lok Sa...
By Santosh Kumar Biswal

Politics  /  Published 19.01.19

BJP has treated us with dignity: Varun Gandhi

When I enter Feroze Varun Gandhi’s home in Delhi’s Jor Bagh, I can hear Vedic chants emanating from one of the rooms deeper inside the house. I can smell sandalwood and ghee too. Varun informs me ...
By V. Kumara Swamy

India  /  Published 19.12.19

Section 144 must pass test of reason

The government has the power to ban the assembly of five or more people at a place under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code but the move should justify the test of “reasonableness”, the Su...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.10.18

Maneka promises panel after #MeToo, BJP ducks

Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi had to once again bite the bullet on Friday on the #MeToo front as the BJP sought to duck the fusillade coming its way for the delay in tak...
By J.P. Yadav and Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.10.18

Who next? Silence envelops politics on #MeToo

The Narendra Modi government and the BJP maintained a calibrated silence on Tuesday amid a clamour on social media for action against junior foreign minister M.J. Akbar who has been named in the #MeTo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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