Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: prime minister

File photo of Nitin Gadkari | Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg

Why Nitin Gadkari could be India’s next prime minister

The stars are aligning for the RSS poster boy from Nagpur.
Shekhar Gupta with Narasimha Rao

Why Narasimha Rao is India’s most vilified, deliberately misunderstood and forgotten PM

On P.V. Narasimha Rao’s death anniversary, here is why, even though his style was so hopelessly understated as to amount to self-denial, his method was thorough and effective.
A file photo of BJP President Amit Shah | Twitter @AmitShah

Congress game plan 2019 — an Amit Shah ‘speech counter’ to track his ‘vile’ comments

Congress, which already has a Modi 'speech counter', believes Amit Shah will adopt aggressive rhetoric ahead of 2019 polls and wants to be ready to track & retort.
File image of Narenda Modi | @MannKiBaat_PMO/Twitter

Misra gets the better of Mishra in PMO, with Amit Shah lurking around

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.
Former Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri | Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Ambassador not Cadillac: How Lal Bahadur Shastri defied Nehru’s tradition

On Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birth anniversary, his son Anil recalls rare personal and political anecdotes.
Modi's banners on Ujjwala

Petrol pumps claim Modi govt arm-twisting them to fuel its publicity campaign

Dealers claim OMCs telling them to put up hoardings promoting govt schemes bearing Modi's photo. OMCs deny the charge, say move only to promote schemes
Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru is the greatest PM India has had, Vajpayee an economic failure and Rao the worst

To include any other Prime Minister in the Nehru Museum is to tamper with the soul of India.
Shujaat Bukhari

A ‘fit’ Modi has no time to speak on Shujaat Bukhari killing

The Prime Minister can reach out to ordinary people by offering condolences on Shujaat Bukhari’s murder.
File photo of Narendra Mod

Nuclear-powered India cannot afford to treat Modi’s security as political football

Heads of the Special Protection Group and the Intelligence Bureau must remember that their duty is to protect the prime minister, if necessary, from himself. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

What the BJP may have to do to ensure Narendra Modi remains PM after 2019 polls

The big factor the BJP should bank on in the upcoming 2019 elections leads with the question: “Who is the alternative? If not Modi, who? If not BJP, who?”
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...