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Interview of the Week

‘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

‘NRC must reach West Bengal, as it has become mother of counter-federalism’

Banerjee is trying to grab the Opposition space which is witnessing a vacuum, says Rakesh Sinha.

05 Aug 2018 5:46 AM

‘Together, Mayawati and I can build a pan-India dalit movement’

I am four times more popular than Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, but I don’t have a car of my own, says Jignesh Mevani.

16 Jul 2018 5:53 AM

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‘Liquor ban has changed the face of Bihar. People now buy milk, honey’

The JD(U) is part of the NDA government and anything being said otherwise is baseless, says Neeraj Kumar.

01 Jul 2018 7:13 AM

‘Mufti tried her best to run govt... but several BJP ministers were corrupt’

Soz says that the Centre has declared its desire to go to any extent to polarise the situation in order to win the 2019 general elections.

24 Jun 2018 6:17 AM

‘We will form govt for the fourth time in Madhya Pradesh’

Prabhat Jha predicts “doom” for the Congress which is fighting a “do-or-die” battle this time.

17 Jun 2018 6:47 AM

‘There is no chance of any tie-up with AAP for 2019 elections’

The outcome of state elections will have a direct impact on the Lok Sabha elections.

10 Jun 2018 5:54 AM

'The 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be a war between black and white'

The Modi government has always been against kaala dhan and bhrashtachar.

03 Jun 2018 5:33 AM

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‘The Modi govt has nothing to show for its four years of power’

Rajasthan is among the top three states in the indices of crime against women and dalits, says Sachin Pilot.

27 May 2018 2:33 AM

‘Cong won’t give outside support to any formation post-2019 polls’

The Trinamul cannot win seats outside West Bengal and the TRS cannot win outside TS.

13 May 2018 5:44 AM

‘SC’s ruling was the catalyst that fired up the anger accumulated for decades’

The Supreme Court’s judgment was just a catalyst that fired up the anger and frustration that had been accumulating for decades.

07 May 2018 1:40 AM

‘Not looking at an alliance with BJP or Congress, we are with people’

I don’t think either the Congress or the BJP has any specific agenda, says Kumaraswamy.

06 May 2018 7:11 AM

‘We are very clear that the RSS-BJP govt has to be ousted’

There is a mistaken discourse that is taking place that coming together of all the Opposition parties is the answer, says Sitaram Yechury.

29 Apr 2018 6:06 AM

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‘I don’t see any Modi tsunami... both Cong and NDA have failed’

On Karnataka pivots the BJP’s hope of launching the southern leg of its Congress-Mukt Bharat operation.

22 Apr 2018 1:36 AM

‘2019 polls will be a watershed event in the political history of our country’

Kumar said it was imperative to have leadership that was anchored in idealism and committed to the idea of India to take it forward.

15 Apr 2018 6:53 AM

‘I fear govt may adjourn the House sine die to avoid discussions’

These are the very issues that the government does not want to discuss, says Kapil Sibal.

25 Mar 2018 1:53 AM

‘India is much safer. Democracy is far more entrenched here... I feel at home’

I have written to the current West Bengal government, but there has been no response, says Taslima Nasrin.

23 Mar 2018 2:29 AM

‘BJP never broke relationship with any party... we believe in coalition dharma’

The BJP is not responsible for the break up and sees the exit of TDP as an opportunity for growth rather than being a threat, says Narasimha Rao.

18 Mar 2018 1:13 AM

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