Sanjay Basak

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An orator, giant in politics

Atal Behari Vajpayee, who was conferred the Bharat Ratna on Friday, has often been called — the right man stuck in the wrong party.

Bills passed, TMC to face heat

With the passage of the coal mines bill and mines and minerals bill through the Rajya Sabha, the BJP is now set to unleash a fresh series of attacks on the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal.

Sonia Gandhi breathes life back in Congress

With her son missing from action, it’s the mother who has taken charge to breathe life into the Congress, which was rapidly moving towards a terminal decline.

Some in BJP feel arrogance, pro-rich image led to defeat

Even before an official internal survey can be carried out, senior BJP leaders have begun analysing the reasons for the party’s defeat in the Delhi elections.

Arvind Kejriwal sweep stuns India

An AAP supporter wearing party chief Arvind Kejriwal's mask is greeted by another wearing PM Narendra Modi's mask. AP

67 AAP seats out of 70 sets a record

Delhi election: Delhi battle set for close finish

 BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi campaign in New Delhi, ahead of the Delhi elections on Saturday—(Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

With campaigning for the February 7 Delhi polls coming to a close Thursday evening, the battle to win control of the National Capital Territory is all set to go down to the wire.

RSS sees BJP discomfort before polls

BJP’s Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in New Delhi.—(Photo: AFP)

With only three days to go for the Delhi polls, a shock wave ran through the saffron camp as its “margdarshak” — the RSS, clearly indicated that the BJP was “not in a comfortable position” and a “reju

BJP’s top leaders to join Delhi campaign

Sensing that the outcome of the Delhi Assembly polls will have a cascading effect on the coming Assembly elections in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is in no mood to take chances, and h

BJP-TMC tussle to continue

 Arun Jaitley with Mamata Banerjee at the inauguration of the Bengal Global Business Summit.- Abhijit Mukherjee

The political confrontation and differences between the BJP and Trinamul Congress continue to persist despite finance minister Arun Jaitley addressing the two-day West Bengal Global Business Summit in

The controversy surrounding the banning of Leslee Udwin’s film India’s Daughter somehow glossed over the question as to how the permission to film the documentary was given, notwithstanding the well-e

In the early hours of January 11 this year, Priya Parameswaran Pillai, an Indian citizen, was all set to board an Air India flight to London from Delhi.