The week has seen a fresh round of charges being made against the BJP president, Nitin Gadkari and the Himachal Pradesh Congress president and former CM, Virbhadra Singh. While both have denied the “unsubstantiated allegations”, political grapevine suggests that the material against the two leaders has been given to rivals and opponents by their own respective partymen. Read more
Yet another controversy this time involving the newly elected deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha, Prof PJ Kurien and minister of state for parliamentary affairs, Rajiv Shukla has erupted during the monsoon session of Parliament. Read more
Though the Prime Minister did not reply to a journalist’s query of why he had convened his press meet for the electronic media editors, it was very obvious that it was a feeble attempt to correct his image, which during the past few months has taken a beating. Read more
It was a Sunday (January 30) with a difference. The venue was the third floor terrace of the India International Centre and the occasion was very significant as it was emotional. It was a get together of the newly formed exclusive club of the Delhi University Student leaders of the seventies. Read more
The landslide Bihar results in favour of Nitish Kumar and his ally—the BJP
has perhaps paved the way for the projection of the pragmatic chief minister on the national centre stage for the 2014 elections. Read more
A needless controversy cropped up over the weekend when the Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan praised late Sanjay Gandhi for advocating a small family in order to curb the growing population. Read more
I am not an astrologer but have great interest in the subject even since I was a student. I have seen predictions of several astrologers coming true, as I have also seen many of them making totally wrong forecasts. In these elections, there were many of them on the electronic media who said with so much conviction that LK Advani was bound to be the next PM. Read more
The possibility of an unstable government at the center is as real as the fact that the era of coalitions is here to stay and at least in a foreseeable future no single party maybe able to lead the union government.
The outcome of the 15th Lok Sabha will be no different and it is certain that a coalition government either with the participation or support of the two national parties, the BJP or the Congress is going to be formed. Read more
There is politics in every job and job in every politics. So why blame politicians ?
Every day, we all speculate as to what will be the outcome of the general elections being held to elect the 15th Lok Sabha. And every day we end up wondering who will be heading the government if the mandate is so fractured and denies any political formation the numbers to stake the claim to put together a ministry. Read more
Sheila Dikshit has taken over as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third consecutive term. She has a big challenge ahead of her given that people have reposed their faith in the Congress party hoping for a better quality of life in the national capital. Read more