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New Delhi: Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at Parliament in New Delhi on Nov 27, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Sonia scripts Rahul’s return as Congress president

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has made it clear to her senior colleagues that Rahul Gandhi, and not Priyanka...

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Manmohan critical of Rao, receives flak

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s observation, that the anti-Sikh riots in 1984 could have been avoided had the then Home...

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Sharad Pawar emerges even stronger

It took less than a week for the Maratha strongman, Sharad Pawar to demonstrate that he continues to be the...

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Pawar outplays Pawar in Maha stunt

The senior Pawar and his daughter claimed that there was a split in both the family and the party and...

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Decongestion only way to save Delhi

For over a month, news regarding acute pollution in the national capital has been dominating the headlines. A blame-game has...

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Pawar’s power impacts Maharashtra politics

It is not without any reason that Sharad Pawar is regarded as a master class in himself when it comes...

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Lawyers-police tussle holds citizens hostage

The recent clashes in Delhi between lawyers and the police, and its aftermath, have highlighted three distinct issues, which if...

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BJP should focus on Sangh’s icons

The Central government, while implementing its decision to reduce the status of Jammu and Kashmir from a full-fledged state to...

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Chopra best Congress bet in Delhi

Fighting with its back to the wall in Delhi, where it has no seat in either the Assembly or Parliament,...

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Both BJP and Congress get a wake-up call

NEW DELHI: The recently concluded elections to the Maharashtra and Haryana Assemblies have beyond any doubt established that political parties...

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Nobody should second guess the Apex Court

There has been needless speculation regarding the Supreme Court verdict in the matter pertaining to the civil dispute in the...

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Gandhis may lose SPG cover

NEW DELHI: The Gandhis—Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka—may lose their Special Protection Group (SPG) cover if the Centre accepts the recommendation...

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Haryana result will impact Congress in Delhi

With the countdown having begun for the Assembly elections in both Maharashtra and Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party is all...

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Centre revises SPG rules to ensure full compliance by Gandhis

Until recently, the Gandhis would travel with the SPG till their first location abroad, after which they would send the...

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BJP wrests control of Gandhi’s legacy

The 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi brought to fore the political skills of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who...

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Phalke award continues to elude women actors

Cine superstar, Amitabh Bachchan is, without a shadow of doubt, a worthy recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award for...

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Imran Khan seeking Taliban leadership

Recognising that Pakistan was on a verge of disintegration, Prime Minister Imran Khan has desperately been trying to assume the...

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Congress leadership’s revival push is cosmetic

The Congress high command’s attempts to energise the party’s rank and file lack both commitment and direction. Earlier in the...

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Elevating Selja in Haryana a Congress blunder

In his eagerness to replace Ashok Tanwar as the president of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, former Chief Minister, Bhupinder...

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Delhi Assembly polls may have surprises

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress continue to be in a dilemma on who should be projected as the...

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Jaitley helped Modi navigate Lutyens politics

NEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, who passed away after prolonged illness on Saturday, was...

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Arun Jaitley: BJP’s highly influential leader

I knew Arun Jaitley longer than any other journalist from the time he was residing at Model Town while studying...

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Congress Syndicate outwits Indira’s grandson

The regressive move of the Congress Working Committee in reappointing Sonia Gandhi as the party president is clearly indicative of...

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Modi provides healing touch to Kashmir

The Centre’s decision to change the basic structure of Jammu and Kashmir, following the abrogation of the controversial Article 370,...