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  • Dear Kejriwal And Rahul, Negotiations Are Best Kept Off Twitter
    Krishan Partap Singh
    Two stages of the election down and way too many to go. India's never-ending election campaign continues into the cauldron of summer. It's a bit strange that the extended general election schedule is moving at snail's pace while the media is covering it with manic minute-by-minute and tweet-by-tweet intensity.
    Opinion
  • Modi-Shah's Desperation Shows With Choice Of Pragya Thakur
    Swati Chaturvedi
    The BJP has mainstreamed new-age Hindutva warriors during Modi's tenure including extremist monk-turned-Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and now, Thakur, while exiling into retirement the original Hindutva hardliners, party founders L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi.
    Opinion
  • What Jet Airways' Near-Collapse Says About India
    Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg
    State-owned banks are Jet's biggest creditors and they seem unwilling to throw more money at the airline without a clear revival plan.
    Opinion
  • Voter Desire For Change Will Show On May 23: Robert Vadra
    Indo-Asian News Service
    Robert Vadra, husband of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, on Tuesday said the people wanted change and it would be visible after the results were declared on May 23.
    All India
  • The Unravelling Of Jet Airways, Revealed By A Pilot
    Captain Karan Chopra
    Jet Airways, the oldest and, till recently, the premier private airline of India, is hanging by an extremely thin thread.
    Blog
  • Arvind Kejriwal Must Accept The Truth. He Has Missed The Bus
    Ashutosh
    It is difficult for Arvind Kejriwal to digest the fact that Rahul Gandhi has emerged like a phoenix from the ashes and now he seems to be the pivot of opposition unity. It is also difficult for Kejriwal to come to terms with the fact that the Congress is reviving itself and AAP is no longer seen as an alternative to the Congress.
    Opinion
  • The Untold Story Behind The Jammu And Kashmir Highway Ban
    Neeta Sharma
    Since the terrorist attack in Pulwama in February, many decisions taken by the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir have hit headlines for wrong reasons and the ban on civilian traffic on the 271-km National Highway 44 between Udhampur and Kashmir for two days every week is one of them. Insiders say that the decision was taken by the Chief Secretary of th...
    Blog
  • For Those That Question Rahul Gandhi's Missing M.A.
    Dorab R Sopariwala
    In the last couple of general elections, there has been a controversy about the educational qualifications and financial assets of Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Minister for Textiles Smriti Irani, who are due to face off for the second time in Amethi in a few weeks.
    Blog
  • Mask Ripped Off Modi's Attempt At Secrecy In 2 Huge Matters
    Sudheendra Kulkarni
    If "donors fear the consequences of their revealed identities being linked to a political party to whom they donated" (Arun Jaitley's words), don't the people of India also have legitimate grounds to fear that the party in power becomes obliged to benefit the donor without any fear of such quid pro quo becoming known to the public?
    Opinion
  • Two Big Verdicts - Rafale And Delay Of Modi And Other Biopics
    IP Bajpai
    Just when there was increasing apprehension about the impartiality of many of our institutions, two of them have given orders that should for a while temper the fears. Yesterday, the Supreme Court in theRafale case made a pair of very strong points in its judgement, upholding the freedom of the press to publish "secret" government documents and agr...
    Blog
  • "Kairana Model" Intended To Block BJP May Be Coming Apart
    Swati Chaturvedi
    Speculation apart, Mayawati's recent actions have caused huge worry among senior opposition leaders across the spectrum. They cite her public appeal to Muslims in UP not to waste their votes on the Congress, which has been excluded from her partnership with Akhilesh Yadav.
    Opinion
  • BJP Has Earned The Discomfort Caused By Imran Khan's New Remarks
    Mihir Swarup Sharma
    Khan's claim has dropped like a stone into the fervid, hyper-nationalist swamp that Modi's BJP has turned this election into. The Prime Minister himself has just urged first-time voters to not dedicate their vote to those who committed the Pulwama attack.
    Opinion
  • Will The Rupee Stabilise, Strengthen, Or Slide?
    Vidya Mahambare
    In a floating exchange rate system, the value of a currency is determined by demand and supply. If there are no surprises or shocks to either side, then the currency will remain largely stable, but this is rarely the case.
    Opinion
  • Rahul Gandhi's NYAY Tests Firebrand US Lawmaker's Ideas
    Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Andrew Yang might not even be aware of it, but the controversial economic ideas espoused by the two young U.S. politicians are being tested in a national election thousands of miles away.
    Opinion
  • Jagan Frenzy - I Have Never Covered A Rally Like This
    Soni Varghese
    I have been on the director's chair during election programming in the past. But, I have never seen anything like this.
    Blog

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