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Interview of the Week

‘We had chosen the BJP as a natural ally but they have betrayed us’

The AGP will never go with the Congress under any circumstances, says Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.

20 Jan 2019 12:36 AM

‘What is in that Rafale file that the Prime Minister is so scared of?’

This government is gradually becoming a scam-a-day-government with wrong-doing becoming the DNA of Modi rule, says Surjewala.

06 Jan 2019 8:10 AM

‘Accidental PM should be seen as a game-changer in Indian cinema’

Notwithstanding the controversy, Kher expresses confidence that Dr Singh would appreciate the film once he sees it.

30 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

‘Whenever the BJP wins, it is attributed to the policies of the Central govt’

There is a clear mandate that has been given by the people against the BJP in these three states, says Sachin Pilot.

16 Dec 2018 12:22 AM

‘Cong template is very simple: Deliver what you promise’

The BJP realises that it does not have answers to the questions being raised by the people, says Sachin Pilot.

02 Dec 2018 12:22 AM

‘Maharashtra’s BJP govt creating new divisions between Marathas & OBCs’

The OBC community will have to stand on its own, says Prakash Ambedkar.

27 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

‘The PDP, NC and Congress agenda was to protect J&K’s special status’

There are apprehensions about Article 35A and other litigation regarding Article 370, says Naeem Akhtar.

25 Nov 2018 12:04 AM

‘In the coming days, Ram bhakts will get some good news from Modi govt’

The BJP and its leadership is committed to the noble cause to build a grand temple in Ayodhya, says Manoj Tiwari.

11 Nov 2018 12:13 AM

‘Alliance between Mayawati and Ajit Jogi will damage the Congress’

Mayawati joining hands with Mr Jogi’s party will not have any impact on the BJP’s poll prospects, says Brijmohan Agrawal.

28 Oct 2018 5:28 AM

‘The so-called grand alliance is like a bina band baaje ki baraat...’

Ram Mandir is not a political issue but a sentimental issue, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

21 Oct 2018 5:07 AM

‘Impact of #MeToo will take time... It’s a step towards a just world’

The Act allows for complaints to be made within 30 days of the incident, and in case of delay within an additional 30 days.

14 Oct 2018 2:18 AM

‘Mayawati no longer talking about dalits... she is scared of losing upper caste votes’

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has been in the thick of Dalit politics since the dilution of the SC/ST Atrocities Act.

07 Oct 2018 1:44 AM

‘High oil prices will put pressure on current account deficit, rupee’

A lot of money used to come into Indian market because the difference between interest rates of India and US market were high, says Sunil Kumar Sinha.

30 Sep 2018 5:58 AM

‘The Congress must fight the 2019 poll battle on the Freedom versus Fear issue’

He further added that the gravity of our challenges and the smallness of our politics do not go well together.

20 Sep 2018 1:46 AM

‘I don’t see BJP securing enough numbers even to think of forming the government’

In an interview with Ashhar Khan, Mr Sibal highlights some of the key points he had flagged in the book. Excerpts:

13 Sep 2018 1:40 AM

‘People want issue-based politics. BJP will pay for the ills, false promises’

Pilot says the BJP can deploy any trick but won’t be able to erase five years of agony that the people have suffered.

10 Sep 2018 12:59 AM

‘Would have been hard for Centre to justify continuance of Sec. 377’

It is only a physiological variation that occurs in a very small percentage of the population, says Arvind Datar.

09 Sep 2018 7:07 AM

‘Data confirms economic cost of DeMo was higher than benefits...’

There will also be some offsetting increase in revenues, given the effect on oil prices on inflation, says Arvind Virmani.

02 Sep 2018 5:31 AM

‘Vajpayeeji used to say the nation is bigger than the organisation’

Youngest Cabinet minister post-Independence, and the credit goes to Vajpayeeji, says Shahnawaz Hussain.

19 Aug 2018 1:17 AM

‘It’s Cong’s responsibility to stitch a proper alliance to fight the BJP’

The Congress has got presence in all states and villages. Maybe not in terms of votes, but definitely in terms of organisation, says Hariprasad.

12 Aug 2018 12:43 AM