images Sharad Gupta is a political commentator with over 30 years experienceofworkingwithpublicationslike eTimesofIndia,

eIndianExpress,IndiaToday,HindustanandDainikBhaskar. He is presently Senior Editor with Parliamentarian


Yogi's maiden budget

Presenting Yogi government’s maiden budget, the State Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal focused on the poor, unemployed youth and farmers. The budget ...


Dragon’s footprints

When former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited China in 1979 as the external affairs minister, he had fervently made a case before his counte...


Obscurity to Raisina Hills

The campaign for 2014 Parliamentary polls was in its last legs when I stopped at a dhaba between Allahabad and Kanpur for some refreshments. As I ente...


China, The New Superpower

India got freedom from colonial rule in 1947. It faced three wars and a socialist regime till 1991 when economic liberalisation was set in motion. Ch...


Deliberate slowdown

India gloats in the fact that it is the fastest-growing among the large economies. In the recent past, its growth was higher than China’s. Experts c...


Bollywood Tames the Dragon

The Chinese, they say, are like the crow. Wherever the crow goes, it relentlessly runs out most other birds and becomes the sole bird of prey. Think a...


‘Agni’ to be part of Kalam Memorial

The memorial is being built at Pekkarumbu, near Rameswaram inside the island where Dr Kalam was buried two years ago. DRDO is spending nearly Rs 15 ...