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Sheila Dikshit
India  /  Published 13.02.20

Congress tragicomedy: 18 votes in seat with over 200 relatives

The Congress’s failure to open its account in Delhi for the second successive election hasn’t shocked the top leadership, which knew that the party wasn’t even in the frame and privately concede...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Listless Cong hopes to break the duck

The Congress participation in the Delhi elections can be summed up in three words: “Seatein toh ayengi (Should win a few seats, at least)”.Opening the account is indeed a question of prestige for ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.20

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Opinion  /  Published 12.10.19

Shastra Pujan: Rajnath's golden opportunity

The large-scale mocking on Twitter notwithstanding, the Union defence minister, Rajnath Singh, is reported to be very happy over the wide publicity that his move to perform “shastra pujan” (weapon...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.19

Old habits die hard, especially bad habits

Old habits die hard, especially if they are bad habits. Even if the Congress ceases to exist, its factionalism will live on. The Grand Old Party, some think, is almost on the verge of ruin. But senior...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.19

Hima Das is an inspiration for budding athletes

Sir — Hima Das, a sprinter from Assam, has made India proud by winning five back-to-back gold medals in about a month. She is an inspiration for budding athletes across the nation. Yet, it must be r...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 21.07.19

Delhi bids farewell to Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Diskshit was cremated on Sunday.The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, as colleagues, Congress workers ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.07.19

Delhi can never forget Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit is no more. But it will be difficult for Delhi to erase her legacy from the national capital’s collective memory as well as its everyday life.If Dikshit does not flit through the mind...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

The rumour Sheila Dikshit had hoped would come true

Sheila Dikshit, who died of cardiac arrest on Saturday, made her entry into politics almost by chance but became a nationally recognised political figure during her record-breaking three terms as Delh...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Sheila Dikshit dies of cardiac arrest

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit died o Saturday after multiple cardiac arrests. She was 81. Dikshit was admitted early on Saturday at Delhi’s Fortis Escorts He...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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