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Cool Breeze: Striking the right chord

Striking the right chord Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s first press conference was deferred because of the Phulwana attack. Instead, she issued...

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Cool Breeze: Political Priyanka

Political Priyanka Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may have assumed office—literally, she will be occupying her brother’s old office that he had...

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Cool Breeze: Ticket to ride?

Ticket to ride? With Lok Sabha elections a few months away, a few surprising names have thrown their hats in...

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Cool Breeze: A Lutyens’ Launch

A Lutyens’ Launch The launch of Jay Panda’s book, Lutyens’ Maverick, in New Delhi had a star studded panel, with...

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The promise of Priyanka

Media and Congress workers are claiming that she would bring back the Indira era of a charming but decisive leadership....

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Cool Breeze: War of the hoodies

WAR OF THE HOODIES First it was the BJP that came up with its “NaMo Again” merchandise, marketed quite well...

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Cool Breeze: Human Error

Human Error Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has coined an interesting term for the infighting within the Congress. Speaking to...

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Cool Breeze: Sending the right optics

SENDING THE RIGHT OPTICS Last week saw a round of lunch diplomacy in the national capital, with Praful Patel, Rajiv...

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Cool Breeze: Who will replace Gehlot in Delhi?

Who will replace Gehlot in Delhi? Congress leaders have begun posturing for the all important post of general secretary in...

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Cool Breeze: From firebrand to water-brand

From firebrand to water-brand The BJP’s feisty sanyasin and Hindutva icon Uma Bharti recently announced her retirement from electoral politics...

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Madhya Pradesh CM’s life is not unlike his favourite political thriller, House of Cards

He is great at political manoeuvrability. He can make both his worlds meet, the pro-reforms and populist face.   New...

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Cool Breeze: Manifesto for Change

Manifesto for Change What’s keeping Varun Gandhi busy these days? He has recently penned an 827-page long book, sharing his...

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A Congress troika: Battle the party fought within itself in Madhya Pradesh

Decoding the Kamal Nath-Digvijaya vs Scindia equation.   New Delhi: The Congress has never been short of leaders in the...

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Cool Breeze: High powered book launch

High powered book launch Congress leader Manish Tewari’s book launch in the capital was a high profile one with Dr...

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Cool Breeze: The Countdown Begins

The Countdown Begins So confident is the Congress of winning the state of Rajasthan that the Pradesh party office in...

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Cool Breeze: New rules of engagement

New rules of engagement Various leaders wanting to promote their protégés in the coming Assembly elections are coming up for...

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Cool Breeze: Politics of fighter jets

The launch of my book The Contenders, Who Will Lead India Tomorrow, which profiles 16 GenNext politicians, was a power...

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Cool Breeze: Tejashwi Yadav

Excerpts from conversations I had with GenNext leaders for my book, The Contenders, which was launched this week.   TEJASHWI...

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‘Outsider Amar Singh’s portly figure looms large on the Yadav family’

In her about to be released book The Contenders, political talk show host Priya Sahgal has profiled 16 emerging political...

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Cool Breeze: Changing colours of DNA

Changing colours of DNA The Doon School, Dehra-Dun’s elite boarding school is also known as the grooming ground for politicians...

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Cool Breeze: Decoding Digvijaya

Decoding Digvijaya Digvijaya Singh does it again. He has been caught on camera telling party workers that he would not...

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Cool Breeze: No alliances please

No alliances please Despite being cold shouldered by the BSP in the coming state elections, the Congress is in an...

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Cool Breeze: Crude Shock

Crude Shock With petrol expected to cross Rs 100 per litre in India by the end of the year, this...

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Cool Breeze: Glasnost Moment for RSS?

Glasnost Moment for RSS? Why did Mohan Bhagwat undertake the three-day outreach in the national capital which saw him addressing...