SHEELA BHATT

p2

Pak briefed P5 countries on fallout of possible terror attack in India

New Delhi: Pakistan’s Foreign Office, last month in Islamabad, briefed the ambassadors of the P5 countries—the United States, Russia, China,...

Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka are showered with rose petals by their supporters at Amethi

Time is right for Priyanka entry into politics, but her image is yet to be built

The crucial question is what kind of public image Priyanka wants to project. Because what she initiates for herself now,...

p1

Choose between Nehru and Modi-RSS: BJP to voters

Saffron forces are clear that 2019 is a ‘difficult challenge’ that they cannot escape, in fact, should not escape. As...

Sheela Tarun Gogoi Q&A

Assam does not have even 3 lakh foreigners, claims Tarun Gogoi

The three-time Chief Minister says that Assamese people are against Citizenship Act, not the NRC.   NEW DELHI: The Joint...

p3

PM Modi confronts challenges and conundrum in CBI

High stakes are involved in the selection of the next chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation, but Prime Minister...

1_CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana

Midnight action on CBI reveals rifts in power corridors

The fight between Verma and Asthana started over petty issues and then blew up to become an ego battle.  ...

p1

‘Read Gandhi if you are unhappy with your times’

Professor and director of CEPT Archives, Dr Tridip Suhrud is the editor of a new, annotated edition of Mahatma Gandhi’s...

p1

‘No unifying figure like JP this time’

‘Polling less than 20% votes and winning just 44 seats in last polls, Congress today is a shadow of its...

Col Bou

‘Name change to Indo-Pacific Command is of no significance’

‘India has an Act East policy and China’s Belt and Road goes West, so we did meet somewhere midway.’  ...

p1

‘Kim is a steady leader, not as unpredictable as Trump’

North Korea has actually been improving its economy in the last three years, says Mark Fitzpatrick of International Institute of...

Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the US Defense Secretary James Mattis in Singapore on June 2, 2018. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

India indispensable in Indo-Pacific: James Mattis

To a question from this newspaper, the US Defense Secretary said, ‘We need to recognise the growing significance of the...

Bengaluru: JD(S) MLA H.D. Kumaraswamy and Congress MLA D. K. Shivakumar celebrate along with other legislators of both the parties after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House; in Bengaluru on May 19, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Karnataka opens door to anti-Modi alliance in 2019

Karnataka’s fractured mandate and the subsequent resignation of B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday after a short two-day stint as Chief Minister,...

Bengaluru: Voters wait in a queue to cast their vote at a polling booth during Karnataka Assembly in Bengaluru on May 12, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Karnataka’s dilemma: To be or not to be a part of ‘Hindi’ India

Come 15 May, when the Karnataka Assembly election results are announced, these may have a deep impact on Prime Minister...

1_Sheela_Rajiv_Walter Andersen_Ram Temple

‘Rajiv offered to help RSS build Ram Temple in Ayodhya’

Walter Andersen told this newspaper, ‘Yes, it’s true that Rajiv Gandhi wanted the co-operation of the RSS.’   Rajiv Gandhi,...

Severe flaws in UP strategy sunk BJP’s bypoll chances

‘Ahankar and aham (arrogance and ego), are responsible for our defeat in Uttar Pradesh,” said a BJP MP and senior...

You make anti triple talaq law, we will break it: Madani

Maulana Mahmood Madani, a leading Islamic cleric from Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, is the leader of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind. A former...

‘Triple talaq is not a minority issue, it is a gender issue’

When Supreme Court advocate Madhavi Divan presented Government of India’s stand on triple talaq before a five-judge bench, it caused...