"It is like this," Sangma explained. "Your passion for Christie could be misunderstood. For instance, at a cabinet meet, you are seated next to Mamata didi...
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After the forever dramatic Rakhi Sawant, it was the turn of the Princess Third Front to choose her partner...
The returning officer in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, rejected the request of an independent candidate to have as his poll symbol Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai...
Taliban hitting targets eight miles from the Wagah border and Naxalites killing poll officers? Let Obama deal with that
"When a big tree falls, the earth trembles!" A Sikh displaying black humour told me: "That's okay, but were there only Sikhs sitting under that big tree?"
President Obama's Af-Pak policy has been criticised. The criticism could be premature. Policy should be judged by deeds, not words
Some leaders and some parties may pay a heavy price for selecting "winnable" candidates.
Only a South Asian confederation might ensure survival of present international borders. Otherwise Pakistan could balkanise.
The other day I ran into a psephologist. "This general election will be a turning point in India's political history," he said.
Transparency is the very foundation of justice. Justice must not only be done but must be seen to be done.
In which ISI chief figures out a foolproof method of blocking the Taliban. But he needs Indian expertise and assistance...
Shouldn't the government appoint a high-powered special investigative team to probe the missing children? Or are poor children expendable?
The crisis is not economic. Therefore, fiscal policies to protect globalisation won't suffice. The crisis is moral.
Finally the CPI(M) stands exposed. Thanks to Comrade Karat, the last fig leaf covering the party's corruption has been removed
Do politicians in the name of patriotism or 'cultural purity' have the right to impose their values on the private lifestyles of citizens owning different values?
Obama may or not achieve his goals, but India should pursue its own agenda -- hopefully with America, and if necessary, without it
If Pakistan seeks survival with its present borders intact, it must confederate with Afghanistan.
Former Attorney-General of India (AGI), Mukul Rohatgi representing Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, arrives at Bombay High court in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri wth BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for devotees ahead of the Chhath festival.PTI Photo
Actress Kranti Redkar, wife of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, addresses a press conference at Andheri in Mumbai.PTI Photo
A women displays the boxes of firecrackers at her shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A shopkeeper displays the boxes of firecrackers at his shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.
Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.