Jaitley, the wingman

The ex-Finance Minister may not be in govt but the BJP still needs his expertise and management skills

With the halo around Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the penumbra dominated by BJP party chief Amit Shah, rarely does one talk about the man who is as much a Modi…

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Girl power

India has a record number of women MPs but female representation is still poor in politics

In the shadow of the huge win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one tends to overlook other narratives of the 17th Lok Sabha. Like the fact that it is all set to witness the…

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Second term blues

Being re-elected as PM means that Modi will be acutely aware that he has to hit the ground running

The electoral exercise is over, as epoch-creating as the results that gifted a huge win to Narendra Modi and an unprecedented second majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP…

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Happy Prince syndrome

Dissent brews in MP and Rajasthan Congress as Rahul’s resignation move splits party wide open

Yes, Rahul Gandhi has indeed decided to take the Lok Sabha debacle on his chin as senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor put it. And though some had speculated that his resignation could have been…

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Stop making demands

After staying away, Baba Ramdev has emerged with some bizarre ideas. The Govt should be cautious
Narendra Modi’s stunning electoral victory has made his cheerleaders whoop with joy and rightly so, even some who remained oddly quiet this time around. But though there are still days to go before…

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