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‘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

‘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

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‘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

‘By destroying statues, can you claim an ideological victory?’

It is unfortunate that the BJP leadership, including the Prime Minister, claimed that they won an ideological victory in Tripura, says Raja.

11 Mar 2018 1:48 AM

Advancing polls is a flawed election strategy: Ram Vilas Paswan

Dalits and mahadalits are with me only, they are not with anybody else, especially in Bihar, says Ram Vilas Paswan.

25 Feb 2018 12:52 AM

‘We favour Opposition unity against autocratic Central rule’

Mamata Banerjee was the first voice against the wrong implementation of the GST, says Sukhendu Sekhar Roy.

11 Feb 2018 12:12 AM

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‘The Budget is not based on crazy assumptions, but on realistic ones’

The fiscal account came under strain despite the government exceeding its divestment target after many years, says Dharmakirti Joshi.

04 Feb 2018 4:17 AM

‘Priority is to ensure RSS-backed polity doesn’t control state power’

We will require the independent strength of our party and its political interventional capacities to grow stronger, says Sitaram Yechury.

28 Jan 2018 1:07 AM

'Haryana Govt has lost the trust of people, CM must quit now'

The principal Opposition, the Congress Party, is up in arms and has demanded the removal of the state chief minister M.L. Khattar.

21 Jan 2018 1:31 AM

‘Congress’ different stands in the two Houses shows their majboori’

The Indian Constitution has provided equal rights to every citizen of the country.

07 Jan 2018 12:41 AM

‘The Modi wave is waning… Cong in a commendable position in Gujarat’

The Congress has beaten the ruling BJP in the local body elections in Rajasthan, says Sachin Pilot.

31 Dec 2017 1:49 AM

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‘It was a case of propaganda against the government of the day’

After the 2G trial court verdict, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal speaks with Ashhar Khan about the ‘2G scam’ that wasn’t.

24 Dec 2017 5:23 AM

‘EC’s silence reflects it has become a puppet of the whims of the BJP’

We had an agenda, a programme in mind for the future of Gujarat and its people, says Randeep Singh Surjewala.

17 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

‘The current GDP data doesn’t say much about economic reversal’

Pronab Sen speaks to Pawan Bali on the GDP data for the second quarter released on Thursday.

03 Dec 2017 2:47 AM

India’s ICJ win: ‘The contest was about the future of multilateralism’

Diplomacy is all about utilising every opportunity to promote your interests and following the best path to pursue your goals, says Syed Akbaruddin.

28 Nov 2017 5:29 AM

‘India must remain engaged on how global commons is managed’

The quad is currently a consultative body and has not acquired any operational profile, says Uday Bhaskar.

19 Nov 2017 5:51 AM

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