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Ghoda and ghas: Why Akhilesh-Mayawati may not be able to save the SP-BSP alliance

The old logic of caste equations may not hold, and Mayawati may be trying to test that theory.

Jun 04, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

The mystery of Mallika Sherawat at Cannes, and is it a 'gown festival'?

No Indian films at Cannes this year, but our stars were there for sure.

May 31, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

We must not ignore the Hindu connection in the 2019 Lok Sabha election

India is not just rising in power, but also in terms of self-confidence in its Dharmic civilisation.

May 31, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

2019 election mandate has decided the nation's course for next 50 years

This Opposition does not appear talented enough to evolve. India needs a sparkling, bright, brand new Opposition.

May 29, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Not just a Modi wave, it was a leadership wave that dominated Lok Sabha elections 2019 results

All the leaders who won shared one characteristic in common with Modi.

May 28, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Should Bollywood actors just keep quiet when it comes to politics?

Most of our film personalities are atrociously ignorant on political matters.

May 24, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

It was false controversy over INS Virat. Here are real questions we should be asking

There should be controversy over the capabilities of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard instead.

May 20, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Narendra Modi faces new threat: Not opponents, but the alt-Hindu extremists

All this praise for Godse represents a force within his own ranks that threatens everything he wants to do.

May 20, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

More actors are now in politics, but can they succeed?

In the North, actors have largely failed to deliver as politicians. In the South, the era of iconic actor-politicians is over.

May 17, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Links between MeToo and Rafale may be why Chief Justice of India was targeted

Similar methods have been used against our Ministers of State for External Affairs before.

May 16, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Paisa, paisa, paisa: Whoever wins the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the economy will be their biggest challenge

The Indian economy is in a strange shape. Irrespective of the policy priorities of the next government, the economy will be the source of the biggest challenges.

May 15, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

Irrfan Khan's right to privacy must be respected

Sometimes mediapersons do not respect the basic boundaries of the privacy of actors.

May 13, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

Story of human rights in India: Officers protecting their buddies

Changes are the need of the hour when it comes to the protection of human rights in India.

May 13, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

India needs tweaks to cover all challenges to its national security

India's budget for security - defence and internal security - need a serious rethink to expand their scopes.

May 09, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Why the President of India must be drawn into CJI Ranjan Gogoi's sexual harassment case

Justice needs to be seen to be done. And the clean chit to the Chief Justice doesn't create such an image.

May 07, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Delhi statehood solution lies in open doors, not in closing them

Delhi residents deserve an accountable government. The time has come for a serious discussion on the issue.

May 03, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Those whining about politics over security forces should clean their own houses first

Political parties accusing the government of politicising security forces need to take stock off their own long history of doing the same.

May 01, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

Baseless allegations threaten election process

A number of allegations have been made that threaten the integrity of the election process, and there seems to be an agenda.

Apr 29, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Selective outrage over Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on Hemant Karkare betray political colours

There is usually silence when IPS officers are killed or caught committing crimes. But this was not one of those times.

Apr 24, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

Bollywood celebrates the failure of successful people

This time it is Karan Johar who is taking flak for Kalank.

Apr 23, 2019, 14:42 PM IST