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Government starts talks with parties for middle path

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan with Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. (Photo: PTI)

In a bid to break the logjam in Parliament, efforts are on by the ruling BJP to convene an all-party meet on Monday.

RSS criticises today’s iftars as ‘tokenism’

At a time when the BJP and the RSS are hosting iftar parties, apparently to woo the minorities, the Sangh (RSS) mouthpiece Organiser has attacked the tradition, saying that iftar parties have been red

RSS calls FTII protesters ‘anti-Hindu’

Students protest against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of the FTII governing council. ---PTI

While the Film and Television Institute of India threatens to rusticate protesting students, Organiser, mouthpiece of the RSS, has in an article described the protesting students as “anti-Hindu”, and

Rice scam row builds, Raman Singh seeks party aid

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh, often described as the “chalwale baba” due to his “super-efficient” PDS system, is reportedly in constant touch with the top BJP leadership as the Opposition i

The road ahead for BJP lies through Bihar

Exactly a year before — led by the charismatic and powerful political orator Narendra Damodardas Modi — the BJP stormed to power with a brute majority.

BJP ‘double game’ on Mamata?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the dedication ceremon. (Photo: PTI)

Even if the BJP and TMC work together in some areas, they can’t afford to team up on electoral front

‘Congress didn’t suit India so they got the boot’

Siddharth Nath Singh	 (Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

Whether he likes it or not, Siddharth Nath Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s West Bengal in-charge, had the toughest assignment after the Modi magic in the Lok Sabha polls.

PM Modi to lead anti-Mamata charge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah during a meeting in New Delhi. (Photo:PTI)

After its drubbing in the recent civic polls, the BJP is gearing up for a major offensive against the Trinamul Congress in West Bengal, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to address a public ral

Parties tussle to win dalit support on Ambedkar Day

Maharashtra State Congress President Ashok Chavan and Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam with party workers. (Photo: PTI)

BSP supremo Mayawati claims BJP, Cong bid to ‘hijack’ dalit icon

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.