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Sidhu, give up TV

Mr Sidhu was surely being gratuitous when he said recently that what he did at night was no one’s business.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

London Bridge is falling down

Today, we hurtle on stoically, living for the moment, and not bothering about semantics.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Are we ready for Brit jhadoo?

The only drawback is that England doesn’t have much sunshine, so maybe Panasonic should target the curry-loving market of Britain!

Saturday, March 25, 2017


Mystic Mantra: Announcing good news

Similarly, Maryam’s virginal conception and Isa’s (Jesus’) birth will be a sign of God’s special intervention for humankind.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Interview of the Week

Randeep Singh Surjewala

Sunday Interview: 'The Congress will determinedly fight for India’s core values'

Mr Gandhi plans to rebuild the Congress organisationally and win back the support of the sections that we have lost.

ABVP national media convenor Saket Bahuguna (Photo: G.N. Jha)

‘We’re being offensive as anti-India slogans can’t be allowed on campus’

Saket Bahuguna, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad’s national media convenor, spoke to Pratik Kumar on the recent Ramjas College rumpus.

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant (Photo: (Rajesh Jadhav)

‘Sena is doing BJP a favour by not pulling out of the government’

In candid tête-à-tête with Shruti Ganapatye, Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant admits that the party is unhappy with the BMC poll results.

Ila Ganesan

‘I blame Amma for the crisis... She did not create second-rung leaders’

Sasikala was Jayalalithaa’s close confidante but that does not mean she can rule Tamil Nadu, says Ila Ganesan.

The Age Debate

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives for a meeting with police officers at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow. (Photo: AP)

Age Debate: Rebuilding mandir or state?

UP’s development, not Ram Mandir politics, will be the Adityanath govt’s priority.

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. (Photo: PTI)

Age Debate: Time for change of guard?

The Congress must look beyond the Gandhis if it has to have a future.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters as he campaigns for his party in the Uttar Pradesh state elections in Varanasi. (Photo: PTI)

Jittery or confident?

The PM’s three-day Varanasi campaign shows the BJP is under pressure in UP.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at an election campaign rally in Bahraich district. (Photo: PTI)

A ‘faceless’ battle

The BJP’s lack of a CM candidate will not hurt its prospects in the UP election.

Reporter's Diary

Video clips of cops, bathed in Holi colour and mud, dancing away to Bollywood hits, went viral on the social media and TV anchors screamed for action.

Reporters' diary: When the cat is away

In a single day, there were four reported cases of cops making merry inside the police station with beer and colour.

BJP workers play holi with a giant cut-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate the party’s victory in the UP and Uttarakhand Assembly elections, at the party headquarters in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Reporters' diary: For some, Holi gets bitter

Holi, obviously, has lost some of its colour, irrespective of the winner or loser in the polls.

The cops then locked up the gates that are fitted with fibre sheets and completely blocked the view from outside, while the media stood outside.

‘Raid’ or a courtesy visit?

The police went to the minister’s official residence, even though he was not in Lucknow.

The BJP leaders claim that lotus (the BJP’s party symbol) has bloomed in many districts, mostly in western Odisha.

Will Goddess Lakshmi desert BJP?

From Ganga to “gau” to “gadha”, the level of politics in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections is going down by the day.