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Surendra Kumar

Isn’t it time for the Congress to ‘outsource’ its leadership?

A new leader capable of infusing hope, optimism and enthusiasm and leading it from the front is the need of the hour for the Congress.

19 Feb 2020 2:32 AM

CAA: Why is there so much mistrust?

The police’s entry in JMI without permission and using tear gas shells inside students’ rooms was inexcusable.

24 Jan 2020 1:58 AM

Needed: A white paper on policies for dalits

The biggest strength of the dalit community is its numerical strength.

05 Dec 2019 7:21 AM

Dear Rahul, stop moaning, spell an alternate vision or risk irrelevance

Rahul Gandhi’s speeches last week still focussed on the Rafale deal, farmer suicides, agrarian distress, joblessness, corruption and so on.

21 Oct 2019 12:02 AM

Hard-selling India to the world: A week in PM’s life

Undoubtedly, he is the most imaginative and media savvy brand ambassador of India!

01 Oct 2019 2:34 AM


Will the Modi-Trump Texan tango help them in India, US elections?

The workaholic Indian PM maintains a punishing work schedule.

24 Sep 2019 1:24 AM

Trump at ‘Howdy Modi’: 2 leaders who are so different, and yet share so much

For Modi, it’s the ultimate triumph of his personal charisma and his brand of diplomacy on American soil.

19 Sep 2019 1:28 AM

Shashi sutra will set in motion a process to rejuvenate Congress

Jyotiraditya Scindia should be made the chief minister in Madhya Pradesh and Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan.

07 Aug 2019 1:16 AM

Style, grace and efficient governance in Delhi marked Sheila’s 15 years as CM

The process of constructing flyovers and the Delhi Metro were initiated by her — these have been expanded and taken forward by her successor.

23 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Foreign policy is increasingly making an impact in polls

The defence minister Rajnath Singh has echoed similar sentiments.

21 Jul 2019 12:24 AM


Trump not a unifying force in the US & abroad

The respectful courting of Mr Kim paradoxically encourages Iran and other countries to acquire nuclear toys by hook or crook.

12 Jul 2019 12:28 AM

Beset by crisis, Congress has to win the perception war to stay relevant

Rahul has every right to remain steadfast in his values and his idea of India.

10 Jul 2019 2:28 AM

The Osaka G-20: Some breaking of ice and temporary truce, but no consensus

Evidently, in terms of the political, military and financial clout, the G-20 is a formidable organisation.

04 Jul 2019 12:08 AM

India & US can nurture their strategic ties with ‘tradeoffs’ and compromises

The statements of Mr Pompeo and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar reflect an unmistakable tone of realism.

01 Jul 2019 12:04 AM

India and US: Can the ‘natural allies’ now dance?

Yes, India’s import duties on several US products are high, but the way in which Mr Trump seeks to set them right seem ill-advised.

22 Jun 2019 2:09 AM


Is Congress betraying symptoms of a death wish?

Unless Rahul Gandhi shows courage and wrests Amethi back from Smriti Irani, few will take him seriously.

08 Jun 2019 12:05 AM

The perfect team for 2nd innings must deliver

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s induction as the minister of external affairs has been the biggest surprise.

03 Jun 2019 1:18 AM

Get out of the ostrich trap, make ‘Captain’ the Congress’ skipper

The Congress party should take a leaf out of the BJP’s book and carry out a surgical strike on its own leadership.

27 May 2019 1:27 AM

After huge 2nd mandate, Modi mantra should be ‘raj dharma’

It's now apparent that the disenchantment with the Modi government on these issues was exaggerated.

25 May 2019 12:03 AM

Why is Donald Trump raring to strike at Iran?

One of the main negotiators from the Taliban side is its commander, once imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay.

22 May 2019 1:00 AM