Monday, 20 August, 2018

Topic: Raj Thackeray

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Bollywood’s Royals: Brave heroes on screen, spineless zeroes off it

Hindi cinema is the richest, starriest business in our popular culture. Why is it also the most pusillanimous,going with the wind?
Sharad Pawar, NCP Chief

In a first, blunt Raj Thackeray to interview the cautious Sharad Pawar at Pune event

The event is being held to mark Sharad Pawar’s 50 years in electoral politics, Raj could coerce him to open his political cards.
Patidar Anamant Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel addresses the media in Ahmedabad on Monday.

Hardik Patel, a debacle foretold

Hardik Patel joins a list of demagogues in the subcontinent who pick up an ethnic, religious or caste group’s grievance and build it into a persecution complex.
Former Indian Prime Minister and leader of Bhartiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Four headlines & a funeral: How Indian media got the Vajpayee coverage completely wrong

Some talking heads were even trying to say that the emotional outpouring for Vajpayee was much more than it was for Indira. Instead of comparing the working st...

Indian Army reforms: Cutting administrative flab or needless downsizing?

Army chief General Bipin Rawat is set to issue orders to reduce personnel at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in New Delhi. The move is being viewed as an indirect a...