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United Opposition wins land bill battle

Gujarat stir, Bihar polls change govt mindset

Is Madhya Pradesh turning into UP and Bihar for Congress?

Madhya Pradesh is turning into UP and Bihar for the Congress due to successive defeats despite having “heavyweights” occupying important positions in the party and Parliament.

Will BJP’s plan against Opposition MPs boomerang?

The ruling BJP’s move to target the Congress’ 44 MPs in their constituencies for stalling proceedings in the Lok Sabha on the corruption issue, could revive the fighting spirit of the main Opposition.

Learnt Mamata’s fighting spirit: Sonia Gandhi

It was a brief meeting to exchange pleasantries but turned into a warm greeting when Congress chief Sonia Gandhi lauded the fighting spirit of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee while acknowle

Northeast CMs not consulted on accord: Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi talks with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi during a protest against suspension of 25 party members. (Photo: PTI)

As government managers have failed to divide an united Opposition over the suspesnion of 25 Congress members in the Lok Sabha Monday, that has led to a widespread boycott of House proceedings for the

‘Modi a master re-packager, skilful salesman’

Launching a frontal attack on the Modi government and the ruling BJP for its “take it or leave it” approach, which led to the logjam in Parliament for over two weeks, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Mo

Logjam: Loser, gainer & spectator

The silence of regional parties on the current logjam in Parliament is a message to the ruling BJP and the main Opposition Congress, which are fighting about who is cleaner than whom, because their f

Opposition ‘comes together’ at Sonia Gandhi’s iftar party

New permutation and combination in the politics could create problems for the government and the ruling BJP ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls.

Shiv Sena not keen on more berths in Cabinet?

The Shiv Sena, once a ideological ally of the BJP, is not keen on getting a greater representation in the Union Cabinet following growing differences between the two parties in Maharashtra.

Ex-allies of Congress join JD-U at Sonia’s iftar

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, TMC MP Derek O'Brien and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar. (Photo: PTI)

Congress president Sonia Gandhi united former allies of the UPA — Tri-namul Congress, NCP, DMK, and Jammu and Kashmir National Confe-rence — besides new friend JD(U) at an iftar dinner she hosted here

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.