Virendra Kapoor

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Mahagathbandhan shown up as non-starter, once again

In the Rajya Sabha, the defeat of the Congress nominee was wholly unexpected.   Quite clearly, the so-called Mahagathbandhan is...

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NRC all set to be 2019 election platform

Except for BJP and Mamata, all other parties are stranded in the middle.   You can already see the wide...

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Anyone-but-Modi campaign negative, bound to be rejected

Key to success lies in presenting one challenger on a united platform.   Okay, granted that Rahul Gandhi has gained...

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Debate showed fissures in anti-Modi camp

For cheap publicity, Rahul winked at everything good in parliamentary practice.   The bar is set so low for Rahul...

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A new government should not be foisted on J&K

Long spell of Governor’s Rule the least worst solution for the troubled state.   The seeds of the current phase...

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No winners in Supreme Court verdict on Delhi

Regardless, the fight will go on as no one ready to bury the hatchet.   A social media cartoon soon after...

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Comparisons of Emergency with Modi regime odious

Yet another 26 June: BJP belligerent, Congress unrepentant but embarrassed.   Forty-three years on, the Emergency still continues to evoke...

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Restoring order top priority in Kashmir

2019 outcome unrelated to events in valley, though Pak can ratchet up trouble.   So we are back to square...

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Pranab in Nagpur respected ancient tradition of debate

He also announced his availability in case of a hung Lok Sabha in 2019.   To begin with, PranabDa is...

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Week a long time in politics: Bypolls don’t predict 2019

TINA factor is in Modi’s favour, voters bound to keep khichdi at bay.   Congressmen and other oppositionists rushing to...

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Leaders, non-leaders search for relevance, desperately

Sonia-Mayawati bonhomie no precursor to a coalition of clashing ambitions.   It is said a picture speaks louder than a...

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Karnataka: Rahul needs to revisit Congress’ record

Indian democracy has flourished despite periodic ‘murders’ since the founding of the Republic.   There must be something about Indian...

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Rahul as Congress chief offers no new direction

It is continuity without any change under the new Congress boss.   You feel sorry for Rahul Gandhi, don’t you?...

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Strife in SC set to abate with a couple of retirements soon

Necessary to restore trust between SC and government to put back ties on an even keel.   Panditji, maine apney...

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Did Congress leaders offer CJI trade-off before Loya verdict?

Turning politics into blood sport, Rahul uses impeachment to bludgeon judiciary.   They don’t even try and clothe the attempt...

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Judiciary cannot be held to ransom by members

Distrust between executive and judiciary is at the root of stalled appointments.   The continuing power struggle within the highest...

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It’s Siddaramaiah vs BJP-JDS in Karnataka

Rahul drawing poor crowds, while BJP waits to unleash PM Modi.   By all accounts, the contest in Karnataka is...

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Impeachment move against CJI ill-motivated

Real objective is to browbeat higher judiciary to embarrass government.   Trust the politicians to abuse the system for purely...

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Despite Opposition gang-up, Modi a favourite for 2019

Moneybags, vested interests, fixers desperate to see the end of Modi raj.   How the political mood changes from one...

Naresh Agarwal not the first turncoat to join BJP

Let us grant Naresh Agarwal, the newly-minted BJP member, full marks for honesty. He said he was dumping Akhilesh Yadav’s...

Debate the PNB-Nirav Modi scam to de-fang Opposition

Another week in Parliament washed out. No one should be surprised. Debate and discussion have yielded to a wasteful lung-power....

No one believes Congress’ charade on corruption

Crying vendetta and witch-hunt is standard for our corrupt politicians when the long arm of the law once in a...

Foundation of Indian capitalism laid on lies, deceit

The money is gone. The fraudster is not coming back. To rub salt on the wounds, he accuses the Punjab...

Nirav scam: India paying for original sin committed in ’69

If it sounds partisan, all that one can say is that the truth hurts. Like all other big-ticket scams, the...