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CBI chargesheet in Dayanidhi Maran case soon

The CBI, armed with attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi’s opinion that it has “enough prosecutable” evidence to file a chargesheet against former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran in the Aircel-Maxis

‘Factionalism will go if BJP seniors out’

The sidelining of senior leaders, party strategists feel, will also curb factionalism in the state unit of the BJP.

BJP quiet on Maharashtra Sadan outrage

NCP activists protest outside Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare’s house in Thane by breaking their Ramzan fast. — Deepak Kurkunde

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed fans communal sentiment; L.K. Advani says Sena MP action ‘wrong’; Uddhav Thackeray defends MPs.

Narendra Modi skips President iftar, may not host such banquets

Not only did Prime Minister Narendra Modi skip the iftar party hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday, sufficient hints have come from his office that the PM may choose n

Maharashtra Sadan only for Maharashtrians?

Maharashtra is only for Maharashtrians, including the Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi, was the repeated message and threat of the 11 Shiv Sena MPs who ransacked the sadan on July 17 before they turned

Talks of advancing Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Haryana polls

Speculation of advancing Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and perhaps Jharkhand is rife in the political circles with the non-NDA parties viewing that the BJP wants to get an electoral milea

Foreign secretary of India, Pakistan meet August 25

Sujata Singh

A resumption of the stalled composite dialogue between India and Pakistan could well be on the cards with the foreign secretaries of the two countries deciding to meet in Islamabad next month.

In Amit Shah’s BJP, no party posts for above 65

BJP president Amit Shah has set a cutoff age limit for those aspiring for positions in the Uttar Pradesh party organisation.

Got an innovative idea? Just write to Narendra Modi

New website to let citizens offer ideas; if PM says yes, government will fund

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.