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Digvijaya Singh at Off the Cuff event in Delhi

Congress didn’t stake claim in Goa because promised support just evaporated: Digvijaya

The then state in-charge drew flak after the BJP swooped in and formed the govt, but has blamed the ruling party for making MLAs ‘untraceable’ soon after poll results.
Arun Shourie and Shekhar Gupta on the stage of OTC

The ‘rot’ isn’t limited to courts. It has spread across institutions, says Arun Shourie

Shourie singles out judiciary, says Loya and Prasad Trust cases have particularly hurt credibility of Supreme Court.
Deepika Rajawat Kathua

Death penalty is not the answer to Kathua, the system needs to change: Deepika Rajawat

The lawyer of the 8-yr-old Bakerwal girl who was gang raped and murdered questions the ordinance on child rape, and the efficacy of death penalty as a deterrent.
Digvijaya Singh at Off the Cuff event in Delhi

Congress has to be at the head of any opposition front for 2019, says Digvijaya Singh

Singh said 2019 would be a battle between former RSS chief M.S. Golwalkar’s ideology and Mahatma Gandhi’s.

Congress decision on impeachment is well thought out, not off-the-cuff – Digvijaya Singh

Back after a six-month sabbatical taken to complete the 3,100-km ‘Narmada Parikrama’, Digvijaya has defended the motion citing an 'unprecedented threat to judiciary'.
Manoj Sinha with Shekhar Gupta and Kumar Anshuman

SP-BSP alliance is a problem but it is nothing we can’t deal with, says BJP’s Manoj Sinha

I don’t believe any one poll can be called a setback (for the BJP). But it’s definitely not good, says union minister.
Union minister of communication Manoj Sinha with Shekhar Gupta and Kumar Anshuman

New telecom policy draft to be made public soon, will help consolidation, says Manoj Sinha

We have the broad framework ready. It will be forward-looking, focus on sustainable growth and ease of doing business

Rahul Gandhi may be a good human being, but he isn’t a politician: Himanta Biswa

No possibility of early Lok Sabha polls, BJP’s key figure in northeast says quoting Amit Shah.
CEO of UIDAI, Ajay Bhushan Pandey

As SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline, here’s what UIDAI CEO had said on protecting privacy

SC urged the govt to delay Aadhaar linking till it delivers a verdict. UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey had said he was happy that data security was part of the national agenda.
Ranveer Singh

How Ranveer Singh conquered the nepotistic world of Bollywood

From being an outsider in the film industry to being excited to see who his on-screen bisexual lover will be, actor Ranveer Singh talks about it all.

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imran khan

With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.


IAF men face action in Kashmir Mi-17 chopper crash as probe ‘almost confirms’ friendly fire

Six IAF personnel, one civilian were killed as an Mi-17 chopper was shot down in Kashmir on 27 February while Indian and Pakistan air forces were locked in a dogfoght 100 km away.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.