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Modi waits for his 2019 opponent

There is widespread speculation as to who would lead the opposition charge against Narendra Modi when the Lok Sabha elections...

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa submits his resignation to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala in Bengaluru, on May 19, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Left in the lurch, Yeddyurappa resigns

In a major setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s foray into the South, B.S. Yeddyurappa took everyone by surprise by...

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Rahul steps back for regional outfits to take front seat

In an apparent bid to carry out course correction, the Congress, by deciding to back Janata Dal (Secular) leader H.D....

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Rahul as PM nominee works to BJP’s advantage

There is little doubt that over the past one year Rahul Gandhi has evolved as a politician and the transformation...

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Jinnah’s portrait: A landscape in polarising politics

In the run-up to the crucial Kairana byelection in Western Uttar Pradesh, an unnecessary controversy aimed at polarising communities has...

Ankola: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during road show for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls at Ankola in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka on April 26, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Party rebels pose a threat to Congress in Karnataka

The Congress prospects in Karnataka have received a serious setback, with 49 party rebels who have entered the fray, threatening...

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A plane snag or an attempt on Rahul’s life?

One can only comment that the stars have been benevolent for Congress president Rahul Gandhi and no terrible mishap occurred...

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra addresses at the valedictory function of the National Law Day celebrations, in New Delhi on Nov 26, 2017. (Photo: IANS)

Congress divided over Sibal’s push for CJI impeachment

In what is being construed in political circles as an ill-advised proposal, the Congress by moving a motion to remove...

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Tandoor Murder is about peerless police work

The Tandoor Murder by Maxwell Pereira Publisher: Westland Books Price: Rs 599 Pages: 290 There have been scores of books...

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Babus quash choices of elected AAP government

In an obvious attempt to dilute the authority of duly elected representatives, babus in the Home Ministry have removed nine...

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Karnataka outcome would impact Rahul’s future

The outcome of the Karnataka polls slated for next month would definitely have a significant impact on the political future...

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Parliament at its lowest ebb

Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan, by not allowing the “no confidence motion” against a government which has a clear majority...

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HC ruling provides respite to BJP, Congress also

The Delhi High Court’s order restoring the membership of 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs in the office of profit...

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Politics of no confidence motion

‘Discussion would allow the Opposition to tear into various tall claims’.   The inordinate delay in paying heed to the...

Karnataka dominates Congress plenary

With the spectre of uncertainty regarding the outcome of the crucial Karnataka Assembly polls looming in his subconscious mind, Congress...

Gorakhpur loss: A rude awakening for BJP

The stupendously shocking loss in the two Lok Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh has, all of a sudden, made the...

Ahead of 2019 polls, allies mount pressure on BJP

Political pundits may be making a colossal mistake if they were to dismiss Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam...

Congress offers Rajya Sabha seat to Yechury

In a deft move aimed at wooing the Left parties in order to curtail the growing influence of the BJP...

Sridevi demise: Melodramatic saga of TV coverage

Television coverage of the horrific and sudden death of cine superstar Sridevi at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai...

Conjectures over Amitabh’s political proclivity

Cine superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s renewed interest in Congress leaders has sparked off speculation regarding his probable political shift, as well...

Governor of southern state accused of sexual misconduct

The Centre is examining allegations of sexual misconduct against the Governor of a key South Indian state. The Governor has...

Arvinder finds Congress lovely, returns to former party

Nine months after he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, on the eve of the municipal corporation elections, citing his continuous...

Nirav scam brings focus on banking system

Swindlers are not new to either this country or to both developing as well as developed nations around the world....

Opposition wants unity, but not Rahul as PM candidate

Reluctance on the part of front ranking Opposition leaders to accept Rahul Gandhi as the spearhead of a possible alliance...