An opinion poll carried out by ABP News-IPSOS Snap Poll in 25 assembly constituencies shows advantage AAP
"I'm not a saint," he said, "unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying."
Rahul Gandhi, seems to have learnt the need to connect better with people after the 4-0 drubbing at the hands of the BJP. But how does he do it and who are the people with whom he wants to connect?
The government stands exposed. Even a Parliamentary cover-up through a JPC will not save it of the embarrassment.
'Working Together for a World Free of Chemical Weapons, and Beyond': Nobel Lecture by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), delivered by Ahmet Üzümcü, Oslo
AAP is not a perfect party and one may not agree with their positions on various issues. The AAP experiment may still fail. But if it has happened once, it will happen again. And again.
'People need strong, decisive and result-oriented leaders,' wrote the union agricultural minister who surprised all by coming up with a blog detailing his views on recent election results. Full text
The Congress shows a steady march to imminent eclipse in the 2014 elections
As verdict 2013 rolls out, what has the broom, that has mauled the waving hand and stopped the lotus from completely blooming, achieved in Delhi?
After the landslides in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, victory in Chhatisgarh, and emerging as the leading party in Delhi, what are the lessons for the BJP?
While the popular mood against politicians and corruption, the yearning for a break with the past explain may have been a reason, here are 11 reasons one can think of for the party’s debacle.
Five quick takeaways from BJP's landslide tally of 162 seats, and Congress being reduced to 21
'This result leads us to the next campaign for the Lok Sabha... The next Lok Sabha election is going to be fought mainly between the BJP and the Congress'
Archival tributes, speeches, full coverage
'I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination... It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die'
Nelson Mandela's Address to a rally in Cape Town on his release from prison, 11 February 1990
Twenty years back, Nelson Mandela gave his Nobel Lecture on 10 December 1993, in the Oslo City Hall, Norway.
Statement at his Inauguration as President, 10 May 1994, Pretoria
Mandela remembered dancing to the music of Bhupen Hazarika, and also managed to persuade Mrs and Prime Minister Gujral to the dance floor
So here comes John Kerry again, for the umpteenth time (but who is counting?) to make peace between us and the Palestinians.
Politicians and officials are desperately seeking to justify their transatlantic assault on democracy.
'...there is a lynch mob that is howling in a maximalist way. I think what we miss is a real addressing of the problem... Is this media hysteria going to address the problem?'
'...The said intern was not an intern on the roll of the Supreme Court and ...the concerned Judge had already demitted office on account of superannuation on the date of the incident'
'The move to introduce the Bill is based on political considerations dictated by votebank politics rather than genuine concern for preventing communal violence,' the Gujarat CM writes to the PM
A summary of the prominent exit polls indicates BJP retaining MP and Chhatisgarh, winning RS and leading a hung house in Delhi Assembly, with AAP as the spoiler
'It's an instrument of oppression and discrimination against Indian citizens,' says the leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, following his party's PM candidate's recent remarks. The CM of J&K joins in, on Twitter
Time and again, our films underline the supremacy of man. Modernity is reduced to a matter of packaging. A modern woman is defined by her westernized attire. She looks modern but when it comes to making informed choices, she chooses the conventional.
Manil Suri's The City of Devi wins him the 21st Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award