Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021


Book Excerpt: 'Sanghi Who Never Went To A Shakha' By Rahul Roushan

Apr 07, 2021 Rahul Roushan

In his new book, Rahul Roushan says, 'If Modi has spectacularly failed at something, he evidently has failed to be the despot and Hitler that he is supposed to be in the eyes of the liberals.'

‘Congress Had Appointed Narayanasamy As CM Because Of His Servitude To Gandhis’: Amit Shah

Feb 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Union home minister Amit Shah alleged that former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy had siphoned off the Centre’s funds to pay the ‘Gandhi family’

Congress, Culpability And Kamal Nath

An unqualified apology by either Sonia Gandhi or Rahul for 1984 would effectively help the party move on. So why have they not done so?

Why Sonia Should Continue

Jun 05, 2016 Aakar Patel

It seems to me that bringing Rahul in now would be like throwing petrol on the flames consuming Congress.

'There Has To Be A Holistic Change'

Veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath on why the Gandhi family is still the best bet for the beleaguered party.

22 May, 2016

Why Congress Will Fail In UP

Aakar Patel

No voting block, no caste and no group sees the party as attractive. There is no chance that the Brahmin strategy will succeed.

24 April, 2016

Congress & The End Of The Road

Aakar Patel

The current round of elections will bring terrible news for the Gandhis. It will return the debate to the issue of Congress-mukt Bharat

15 January, 2015

“By Being Nasty, Sonia Gave Me Freedom”

Satish Padmanabhan

An exclusive interview with Javier Moro, the author of 'The Red Sari', about Sonia Gandhi, book bans and writing biographies.

15 January, 2015

The Sonia Book Congress ‘Banned’


A sampling from ‘The Red Sari’, Javier Moro’s dramatized biography of Congress President Sonia Gandhi...

18 November, 2014

The Congress Conundrum

Vinod Mehta

Is there life for the Congress beyond its first family? Can the party avoid splitting into various factions without the glue of the Gandhis?

10 November, 2014

Easy Targets

Vinod Mehta

It is open season on Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. No opportunity is lost to demonise and denigrate father and daughter. It's time for a reality check.

18 April, 2014

Swinging Blue Genes

Anita Pratap

Ten years back, our then columnist, now an AAP candidate from Ernakulam, had asked: if it had to be a Nehru-Gandhi, why Rahul and not Priyanka?

12 August, 2013

'To Ensure That The Clean Chit To Mr Robert Vadra Looked Credible...'

Ashok Khemka

'...the indictment of the undersigned was imperative, which was carried out in the crassest manner possible'

09 October, 2012

All The Prime Minister's Men?

B. Raman

Is Mr Vadra above the rule of the law? Are all the senior ministers pronouncing Mr Vadra innocent, without any enquiry, doing so with the PM's approval? If not, it is time for him to call them to order, or resign.

08 October, 2012

Absurd Arguments

Madhu Purnima Kishwar

While some question my motives in seeking information on Rahul Gandhi's foreign trips, others say that parting with such information will jeopardize his security. Really?

06 October, 2012

What's There To Hide?

Madhu Purnima Kishwar

The venom and aggression with which Congress leaders are responding to a simple question first regarding Mrs Sonia Gandhi and now regarding Mr Robert Vadra proves yet again, if any proof were required, that Congressmen and women are convinced there i

05 October, 2012

Let Mr Vadra Fight His Own Battle

B. Raman

Mr Robert Vadra seems to be trying to avoid countering the allegations head-on and take cover behind the authority of Mrs Sonia Gandhi. Why should the Congress party or government defend him?

05 October, 2012

'Robert Vadra Has Gone On A Property Buying Binge'

Prashant Bhushan

Lokpal activists ask how Robert Vadra's companies, with a total share capital of Rs 50 lakhs acquired properties worth well over Rs 300 crores at cost during 2007-10

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.

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A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta