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RSS hits out at Romila Thapar over new book

Romila Thapar

Renowned Indian historian Romila Thapar is under attack yet again by the big brother of the Sangh Parivar — the RSS. This time the RSS is breathing fire on her latest book — On Nationalism.

Rift within Congress over Kashmir policy

With UP elections approaching, Congress leaders seem to have no clarity on what line to take on Kashmir.

After Gujarat, BJP trains eyes on Goa

With Gujarat affairs apparently settled, the BJP top brass is now looking at Goa where Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is causing disturbing tremors.

BJP moves in to consolidate UP vote bank

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's wife Swati Singh (Photo: PTI)

In a major push to consolidate UP’s upper caste vote bank, particularly that of Thakurs, the BJP is likely to offer a party ticket to expelled leader Dayashankar Singh’s wife Swati from Ballia.

Don’t exclude seniors, RSS directs BJP

Observing that “over-centralisation” of decisions at the organisational level was giving rise to a series of “fault lines”, the RSS has asked the BJP high command to initiate a dialogue with senior pa

Gujarat becoming BJP nightmare

With Gujarat, BJP’s strongest bastion emerging as party’s worst nightmare, the saffron strategists have decided to play a waiting game.

BJP looks to rein in cow vigilantes ahead of polls

It’s trouble time for saffronites who have been trying to play the backward card in the high-stakes elections that lie ahead in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

Smriti Irani versus Priyanka Gandhi in UP?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (Photo: AFP)

With the Congress trying to project Ms Priyanka Gandhi as the party’s main campaigner for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, a section in the BJP wants Union textiles minister Smriti Irani to counter h

Gujarat: AAP to play Hindu card to take on BJP

The gloves are off. Gujarat is set to witness a booth-level war between the BJP and its formidable foe, the Aam Aadmi Party.

The tone and tenor of the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech, addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on August 15, indicated fairly that the Government of India had made up its mind

Since Mamata Banerjee says she will not attend Mother Teresa’s September 4 canonisation in Rome as part of India’s official delegation but as a guest of the Missionaries of Charity and will sit with t