Narendra-Modi-One-Man-Army

Narendra modi: one man army

Once upon a time, Narendra Modi used to stay in Delhi most of the time. Keshubhai Patel was the Chief Minister of Gujar...

Making-Of-Brand-Modi

Making of brand modi

The slogans were seen everywhere in Haryana and Maharashtra during campaigning for the state assembly elections. “Ab k...

The-Game-Of-Snakes-and-Ladders

The game of snakes & ladders

A story that does the rounds before every budget session of Parliament goes back to the early years of the Republic, whe...

His-Masters-Voice-

His master’s voice

During one of those casual interactions with Indira Gandhi’s former personal secretary, R K Dhawan, I asked about his ...

Voters-Have-Punished-Every-Non-Performing-Government-PIYUSH-GOYAL

"voters have punished every non performing governme..nt" piyush goyal

MINISTER OF STATE WITH INDEPENDENT CHARGE FOR POWER, COAL AND NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY Piyush Goyal is among the most inst...

Didis-Durbar

Didi’s durbar

On a humid summer afternoon a decade ago, as the Lok Sabha election results trickled in, there was stoic silence in the ...

Is-BJP-Turning-Into-A-Vote-Minting-Machine-

Is bjp turning into a vote minting machine ?

Few may have noted that something interesting happened during the recent state elections.Bharitya Janta Party had pre...

Netas-Jailed-Bailed-and-Fancy-Free

Netas jailed bailed & fancy free

They say justice delayed is justice denied. But there’s no doubt the conviction of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalit...

Stars-Sweep-For-Modi

Stars sweep for modi

When the Modi Wave or Modi Effect swept India earlier this year, it changed a lot of things, politics apart. Some of Mod...

The-First-Couple

The first couple

Amid the collective gloom in the Lok Sabha, it is hard not to notice the unwavering enthusiasm of Pappu Yadav and his wi...

The-Games-Politicians-Play

The games politicians play

After an acrimonious session of parliament, some of our MPs hit the golf course, the polo ground or even a cricket fiel...

The-Servant-Leader

The servant leader

Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa in 1915 after having led successful civil rights movements there. By ...

Civil-Military-Relations

Civil military relations

The civil-military relations (CMR) in India are typified by a chilling vitriol by a growing legion of commentators again...

Urban-Governance

Urban governance

Indian Urbanisation Trends A kin to global trends, India too has been experiencing rapid urbanization. With 1.2 billon p...

Vasu-vs-Modi

Vasu vs modi

Before the Cabinet expansion at the Centre, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia apparently went to see the ...

Women-Leaders

Women leaders

Politics-Never an easy option for women leaders Tamil Nadu’s former chief minister J. Jayalalithas’s conviction in d...

First-Innings

First innings

It’s taken 48 years, since the formation of the state of Haryana, for the BJP to come to power. Karnal MLA, Manohar La...

Litmus-Test-For-Mathur

Litmus test for mathur

In appointing senior leader Om Mathur, 62, to head the BJP’s affairs in UP, the party is banking on his Kayasth origin...

Tharoorss-Troubles

Tharoors's troubles

Is Shashi Tharoor moving closer to the saffron fringe? His widely televised clean up of Vizhinjam harbour saw many in th...

Trouble-Shooter

Trouble shooter

He’s an RSS Pracharak, BJP National General Secretary and a thinker in the Modi mould: Ram Madhav has been in the news...

Past-Ever-Present

Past ever present

Sonia Gandhi Walks Past the portrait of her late husband Rajiv Gandhi at the porch of her residence,10 Janpath in New De...

An-Ultimate-Insider

An ultimate insider

A good read; full of anecdotes, characters, places and incidents ONE LIFE IS NOT ENOUGH KUNWAR NATWAR SINGH RUPA PUBLICA...

AMID-CHALLENGES-GALORE-LIES-OUR-IRON-RESOLVE

Amid challenges galore lies our iron resolve

I have always believed that editorial should not merely serve the purpose of formal document. I am, hereby, able to decl...