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The Congress joined the growing chorus of condemnation of the BJP government’s ineptitude in not naming a single Congress big fish in the list of three revealed black money account holders. “After Commonwealth, 2G, Coalgate, we have very high standards to live up to. Out battle scarred spokespersons were looking forward to a robust and [...]

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Bharat mata ki jai! Our dear Bhaiyyon Behnon, this is another opportunity for us to offer our greetings to you all and seek your good wishes and blessings. Hope you all had a good, festive Diwali season! It is personally heartening for both of us, a Pradhan Sevak and an opposition leader, to come together, [...]

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Much to the delight of Chennaites, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Pannerselvam announced on Friday that the government has decided to launch a Re 1 boat scheme. This comes after a disastrous storm the retreating monsoon hit the city and left many places flooded. Elaborating on the scheme, the CM said, “Considering that most of the [...]

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Stephen Hawking, the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, world-renowned theoretical physicist and author of A Brief History of Time, has taken on the defining challenge of his career. Mr. Hawking today announced that he has commenced work on developing a mathematical model that will answer the key question of our [...]

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Facing the heat after yet another series of electoral routs and keen to be seen to be doing something, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has offered to undertake an aerial survey of the state of the Congress party across the country to assess the extent of damage. One of the old time Congressmen had initially [...]

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Following the string of drubbings at the electoral hustings – Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, the Lok Sabha elections and now, Haryana and Maharashtra – the Congress is seriously considering de-listing from Parliament and State Assemblies in a phased manner. Sources close to Congress high command have confirmed this development. A final decision on this [...]

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The Shiv Sena, hitherto the poster boy of ultra-chauvinistic, extreme right wing politics, may now reinvent itself as a secular party. This comes in the wake of Uddhav Thackeray’s strident criticism of PM Narendra Modi, which has won him plaudits from the secular camp. Titans of secularism such as Nitish Kumar and Mani Shankar Aiyar [...]

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Given the unravelling of political alliances in the run up to the Maharashtra Assembly polls, political hoardings have been redesigned to reflect the drastic changes. This has meant good business for hoarding makers, with political parties submitting new template designs. Out political correspondent, Rajiniti Sarkarwalla, spoke to one of Maharashtra’s reputed hoarding makers, Ebenezer Gaslightwala, [...]

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Dr Shashi Tharoor today offered ‘qualified criticism’ of Aam Aadmi party chief, Arvind Kejriwal, lauding his “statesmanship in constructively engaging with PM Modi’s Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan” before adding that he “needs to “move beyond theatrics and demonstrate earnestness of purpose”. Dr Tharoor’s ‘nuanced stand’ on the AAP supremo has triggered speculation in political circles that [...]

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An under fire Shashi Tharoor today sought to firmly clear any misapprehensions about his loyalties to the Congress by assuring 10, Janpath that “there is no question of his being nuanced when it comes praising Rahul Gandhi.” Tharoor emphasized that unlike in the ambiguous case of Modi, he is crystal clear about Rahul Gandhi’s awesomeness. [...]

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