Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 | Last Update : 08:16 AM IST

Anita Katyal

Of new boss at I&B and hopeful Ajit Jogi

Jogi has decided to identify 15-odd seats where his party has a presence and focus on winning these.

20 May 2018 5:27 AM

Rahul’s new mentor and a marginalised Uma Bharti

Rahul Gandhi has shown little inclination to take political tips from the party’s former troubleshooter and ideologue.

06 May 2018 12:31 AM

A yagna for good luck

At present, the UN has six official languages — English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Arabic.

22 Apr 2018 12:42 AM

Of pugnacious Patra and mahant-fearing Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has hit the headlines once again for all the wrong reasons.

08 Apr 2018 3:42 AM

Of VIP culture & true followers of Mahatma

The hard reality is that despite all the talk about ushering in change, the old system remains very much in place.

25 Mar 2018 12:12 AM


Of RS polls & unhappy Venkaiah

When Rahul Gandhi took over as Congress president, his mother and predecessor made it amply clear that he was the final authority in the party.

11 Mar 2018 1:30 AM

BJP courts media for image correction

In addition, the government is worried that its last full-fledged Budget failed to make any impact despite various populist announcements.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

Of Shah, Gandhis & dhoklas

Ahmed Patel, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary, is reputed to be an excellent organiser with an eye for detail.

11 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

Will Pranab and PC bury the hatchet?

Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s first brush with the new governor has not proved to be too encouraging.

28 Jan 2018 1:28 AM

With Rahul at helm, no changes in Akbar Road

This has become even more important as the final hearing on the validity of the Aadhaar scheme is coming up in the Supreme Court later this month.

14 Jan 2018 12:30 AM


Of pally netas & the charming Ms Swaraj

Modi has publicly praised Swaraj for giving a “human face” to her ministry and for her strong speech at the UN General Assembly.

31 Dec 2017 12:53 AM

Of worried Cong leaders & pragmatic corporates

Sonia will remain a member of the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision-making body.

17 Dec 2017 12:06 AM

Promoting khichdi as national meal & stoking rows

Despite his hectic schedule, Mr Shah has taken a personal interest in the functioning of the posh media room set up by the BJP in Ahmedabad.

03 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Of Congress’ inertia & Uma’s silence

It is widely believed that even as a former President Dr Mukherjee can play a role in improving Dhaka-New Delhi ties.

19 Nov 2017 5:19 AM

Of bad advisers & poor planning

The programme began last November 19, when former President Pranab Mukherjee delivered a centenary lecture.

05 Nov 2017 12:01 AM


Of Pranab’s diplomacy and Gadkari’s weight loss

Mr Gadkari refused to be drawn into a conversation on political issues.

22 Oct 2017 12:42 AM

Of defensive Sitharaman & sidelined neta

Sitharaman has grown in stature after she was elevated to Cabinet rank and moved from the commerce ministry to the high-profile defence ministry.

08 Oct 2017 12:41 AM

Of new mantris & old babus

Yogi Adityanath obviously could not chair a parliamentary committee after his appointment as chief minister.

10 Sep 2017 12:18 AM

Of Cabinet reshuffles & popularity contests

According to the Delhi grapevine, a Cabinet reshuffle should take place before Mr Modi leaves for the Brics summit on September 3.

27 Aug 2017 12:23 AM

Netas sweat it out for seats & ministries

The BJP is only too happy with this development as a division in the votes will work to its advantage.

13 Aug 2017 12:33 AM