A needless and totally avoidable controversy has arisen over the acceptance of UPA nominee, Pranab Mukherjee’s nomination papers for the post of the President. His principal opponent, former Speaker P.A. Sangma has alleged that Mukherjee’s signatures on the resignation letter with his affidavit that he had quit as the Chairman of the Indian Statistical Institute much before he filed his nomination were forged. The issue is likely to create an embarrassing situation after the results for the President’s election are declared and if Pranab wins, the outcome could be challenged in the Apex Court. Read more

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The Presidential poll next month is being seen in political circles as an occasion which could lead to realignment of forces cutting across party and alliance formations. Read more

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The crisis within the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached alarming proportions, badly impacting the image of the Saffron outfit. Read more

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The controversy regarding the visit of Salman Rushdie, noted author, to Jaipur for attending the Literary Festival there has shown the Congress governments at the Centre and in Rajasthan and Maharashtra in a very poor light. People who till now had no views on Rushdie also have started questioning why his India trip was so grossly mishandled. Read more

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There has been a lot of speculation during the past few weeks as to when Rahul Gandhi will assume greater control of the Congress. Read more

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Anna Hazare’s fast at the Ramlila ground has attracted unprecedented crowds. For someone who was born and grew up in Delhi, I have not seen anyone getting this kind of support even if it is from a certain section of our people. Read more

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There have been very few political leaders in our country who have had clarity on various issues. Read more

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The sensational disclosure about the possible bugging of finance minister Pranab Mukherjee’s office is obviously not a very simple happening but it has several dimensions to it. Read more

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Indira Gandhi has been acknowledged widely as perhaps the greatest mass leader of a democracy during the last century. Her charisma remains unparalleled till today and the love, affection and respect she commanded in her lifetime and even after her brutal assassination is both exceptional and unequalled. Read more

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The common opinion emerging on Pakistan’s role in aiding and abetting terrorists clearly suggests that the country should be officially declared as a terrorist state. Read more

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