Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicSharad Pawar

Topic: Sharad Pawar

‘Sonia’s positive contribution to strengthen Congress hasn’t got due attention’

In his new book, Pranab Mukherjee recalls his interactions with Sonia Gandhi fondly and says her contribution to strengthening the Congress party has not received the attention it deserves.

I won’t take lead to forge opposition alliance against BJP- Pawar

Even as attempts are being made by the opposition to cobble a grand opposition alliance to take on the seemingly invincible BJP, Nationalist Congress Party chief and veteran politician Sharad Pawar Wednesday said he would not lead such an effort.

Being Sharad Pawar

In politics, whether of power or cricket, Pawar takes no prisoners, but if he occasionally does, follows no Geneva Convention.

Navi Calcutta

Wasseypur, immortalised in Anurag Kashyap's violent two-part epic, is now more or less subsumed by the expanding coal town of Dhanbad, and located in...

IPL baby, IPL bathwater

Responding to the charge last year that the BCCI was forced to pull IPL out of India to South Africa because the government was...

Shara-Kiri

Pawar’s own record in national politics shows that he has continued to falter on the political big stage, unable to bring to bear the skills & panache he displays in state politics.

On Camera

YourTurn

Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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