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‘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

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‘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

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‘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

‘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

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‘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

‘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

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