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.'
Union home minister Amit Shah alleged that former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy had siphoned off the Centre’s funds to pay the ‘Gandhi family’
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?
No voting block, no caste and no group sees the party as attractive. There is no chance that the Brahmin strategy will succeed.
The current round of elections will bring terrible news for the Gandhis. It will return the debate to the issue of Congress-mukt Bharat
An exclusive interview with Javier Moro, the author of 'The Red Sari', about Sonia Gandhi, book bans and writing biographies.
A sampling from ‘The Red Sari’, Javier Moro’s dramatized biography of Congress President Sonia Gandhi...
Is there life for the Congress beyond its first family? Can the party avoid splitting into various factions without the glue of the Gandhis?
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.
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?
'...the indictment of the undersigned was imperative, which was carried out in the crassest manner possible'
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.
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?
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
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?
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
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.