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Mamata Banerjee, Left join Congress in Jawaharlal Nehru tribute

Sonia: Nehru’s ideas are facing a threat from right-wing forces

No Indianness without secularism: Sonia Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi with CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat.  	— ASIAN AGE

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday told a gathering at an international conference to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru that India’s democracy has evolved over the las

NCP breaks Hindutva vote bank

NCP chief Sharad Pawar is slowly and surely breaking the Hindutva vote bank in Maharashtra, which had emerged as a force to reckon with under the banner of the Shiv Sena-BJP combine and thus posed a s

New combinations emerging after elections

New permutations and combinations are emerging after the Lok Sabha election and the recent Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana.

Regional parties BJP’s next target?

The BJP’s fight against the regional parties, especially the Janata Parivar in the Hindi heartland and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, has begun.

Congress looks divided in time of ‘parivar’ unity

The “Congress parivar” has been scattered at a time when the “Sangh Parivar” has come to power at the Centre in different states while the “Janata Parivar” is fighting the battle for its survival.

Testing times for regional parties in poll-bound states

While the JMM, PDP and AAP are expected to check the BJP, the Congress is unlikely to project chief ministerial candidates in Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir and Delhi

Congress faces bigger political threat than 1977

The Congress sees the current political challenge before it, is more serious than the defeat in the 1977 general election.

Congress set to play main Opposition role

The Congress will be the main Opposition in Maharashtra following the NCP’s “unconditional outside” support to a BJP government and the Shiv Sena’s confusion whether or not to share power with the saf

Wary of Congress, Sharad Pawar revives BJP contact

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar revived his contacts in the BJP after realising that the Congress’ real objective is to check his party in Maharashtra than to defeat in the Shiv Sena-BJP combine and thereby

The spiritual world has known so many wonderful mystics and most of them have been men.

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.