A young entrepreneur Ritu Mathur is now open to politics, something she shunned till the other day. The HT UP First conclave, a first of its kind initiative that brought leaders like arch rivals Rajnath Singh and Mulayam Singh Yadav on one platform, motivated her enough to contemplate serving the nation. Read more
Perhaps siblings take more time to divide chocolates. Perhaps families take more time to divide their home. Perhaps business houses take more time to divide their business.
But chief minister Mayawati took barely 10 minutes to divide UP, the largest state in the country, into four parts. Read more
I was enraged by Rahul Gandhi’s comment that had described the hardworking people of Hindi heartland as ‘beggar’. But after a while I thought what was wrong in the statement? Not the intent at least. Read more
The other day, I had a Union minister as my co-traveller on a Lucknow-bound flight. I was impressed to see his eating etiquettes. But soon the real ‘him’ came out when he called the airhostess, ‘Aie, Zara Pani to La’. Was it his rustic background? Or is it the disrespectful manner in which they, the politicians, often treat women? Read more
Finally one state in India has displayed the guts to bring the chief minister within the ambit of Lokayukta. Read more