Vantage Point: Rahul Gandhi-led Congress turns confident after plenary, but hard ground realities show it has miles to go to unseat Modi

Rahul Gandhi has matured as a speaker. But now, he will have to show if there is a 'Rahul Gandhi the deal-maker' lurking behind.

Madhavan Narayanan | Mar 20, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Still wedded to Socialism, Congress has learnt nothing and forgotten nothing

The recent Congress plenary session has showed that the Congress still wants to undo the liberalisation that its own government started in 1991.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Mar 20, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

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Bolt from the blue – The journey from Jamaica to his Olympic three-peat

Not only did he become the first athlete to win three consecutive 100m and 200m gold at Olympics, but became the first ever to complete in what was termed as an 'Olympic treble treble'. Age plays no boundaries when it comes to strong determination and hardwork – and Bolt is an epitome of it.

Aratrick Mondal | Aug 05, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

With Neymar's £198m move 13th occasion when transfer records were broken – Here's list of others

Weeks of speculation surrounding Neymar's transfer from Barcelona to PSG came to an end as the Brazilian finally sealed a record-breaking move to the French capital. His fee marked an approx 110 per cent rise from Paul Pogba's landmark £93.25m move from Juventus to Manchester United last summer.

Sahil Bakshi | Aug 03, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

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Tanya Rudra | Aug 02, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League 2017: The tournament this year will be bigger and better than ever before!

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Aratrick Mondal | Jul 25, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Ram Nath Kovind: BJP’s masterstroke or social justice for Dalits?

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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj and Co. are champions in their own way, despite not lifting the trophy

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Aratrick Mondal | Jul 24, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: A look at Men in Blue's past five visits to the island country

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Sahil Bakshi | Jul 22, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi - Lost Already

Even before his political career could take off, it seems Rahul Gandhi – the heir to the throne of the Nehru-Gandhi family – has lost the battle.

Shobhika Puri | Jul 21, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

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