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It was a surreal sight indeed: Thousands of BJP and Shiv Sena cadre thronged outside 10, Janpath, demanding a darshan of Congress Vice President, Shri Rahul Gandhi. The sangh parivaar rank and file’s new found love for the Congress number 2 comes in the wake of Natwar Singh’s revelation that it was at Rahul’s insistence [...]

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The recent spate of reports on horse-trading in the Indian media has induced a prominent Arab horse-breeder, Mustafa Pasha, to shift to India’s national capital. “I was googling for horse-trading reports when I came across a number of articles describing horse-trading activities in India, especially around Delhi, in vivid detail” recalled Pasha. “I was always [...]

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A long time ago, Dr Manmohan Singh served his country admirably with his legendary skills of economic administration. He could once again be doing so, this time on the diplomatic front, by leveraging his just as legendary skills of silence. The Modi government, which has been struggling to articulate the official Indian position on the [...]

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Putting stark differences in ideology aside, the Aam Aadmi Party has been seriously mulling the idea of allying with the Bharatiya Janata Party, after their recent spate of sharp U-turns on several key issues has impressed the AAP leadership. “Kejri bhai has fought tooth and nail against the BJP for many months, but in the [...]

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In the surest sign that he’s ready for the Delhi Assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party’s convenor, Arvind Kejriwal, has resurrected his aam-aadmi avatar and given it a new look by giving up his trademark blue Wagon-R and opting for an used Nano from popular automobiles classified website gaadi.com. “Beholed! The Kajariwal as Aam Aadmi 2.0!” tweeted [...]

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A special session of the Lok Sabha called for by the government on Saturday morning, was adjourned within 15 minutes after MPs from the Congress party, the TMC and sundry other parties stormed to the well of the parliament demanding a resolution against Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone for her one day delay in tweeting birthday [...]

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The Modi government has gone into damage control mode after the social media erupted in outrage after right wing scribe Ved Pratap Vaidik, who is reportedly close to the BJP leadership, had an hour long chat with India baiter, Hafiz Saeed, fuelling rumours that the Indian government was engaging in Track 3 diplomacy with the [...]

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The Congress party has now dropped its demand for the Leader of Opposition status. Instead it has now drafted a four page letter stating the reasons why it is entitled to the post of the Prime Minister of India. Elaborating on the party’s demand, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, “We may not have the required [...]

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There has been a change in thinking on part of the BJP. No longer insisting on technicalities, the ruling party is not averse to recognizing the Congress as the principal opposition party provided Rahul Gandhi is anointed the Leader of the Opposition. “The Leader of Opposition is a very important post and must be occupied [...]

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Parliament was adjourned indefinitely after Dr Manmohan Singh rushed to the well of the House in a joint session of the Parliament and screamed “theek nahi hai” at the top of his voice, presumably to convey his displeasure over rising prices, leaving even members of his party stunned. New Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tried to take a [...]

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