No editor could match Vinod Mehta’s passion, obsession even, for exposing rackets.
Is there life for the Congress beyond its first family? Can the party avoid splitting into various factions without the glue of the Gandhis?
Even the prime minister’s more dogged critics would need to admit that he possesses a rare gift: the ability to surprise. So much so that he keeps the nation perpetually on tenterhooks
It is open season on Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. No opportunity is lost to demonise and denigrate father and daughter. It's time for a reality check.
How has the ‘most vilified politician in independent India’ gained so much currency, since it is manifestly untrue? Pick up a newspaper or listen to current affairs television and you are drowned in gushing prose eulogising every aspect of the PM
Indians love the people of the US, but is the reverse also true?
The PM was a polarising figure before the elections, he was a polarising figure during the elections, and he remains a polarising figure after the elections. One must, however, ask if polarisation is such a catastrophe for the health of our nation?
Mr Modi's 100 days contain much that is positive and commendable. And yet the phrase 'control freak' is increasingly being employed to describe the phenomenon.
Who looks after the reader's interest? Media people day in and day out affirm their commitment to the reader, and the reader alone. Alas, the commitment doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
Natwar Singh mostly is an honourable man but he protests too much. I am delighted he has written the first rough draft of history. But it requires serious sub-editing.
The PM had promised 'toilets first, temples later'. He will earn the gratitude of pseudo-secularists like me if he launches such a project.
The PM seems to have got the media’s number. His policy of not taking a media party for a foreign visit is brilliant.
Sonia and Rahul need to listen to candid views, especially those at variance with their thinking, instead of living in their very own echo chamber.
If after taking the oath of office, Modi issues instructions ordering the expulsion of Giriraj Singh from the party, then we can all celebrate the election of a new and visionary PM
Will Modi pleasantly surprise his critics by turning out to be an inclusive leader who is as concerned about the welfare of India's minorities as he is concerned about the welfare of the Adanis?
Rahul Gandhi and his party must become the 'model' opposition if they wish to regain the public goodwill that the Congress has precipitously lost
In his speeches, Modi pleads: "For 60 years you gave a chance to the Congress, now give me a chance for 60 months. I will give you life, peace and happiness."
What next? Murder in the Lok Sabha? Stabbing of the Speaker? A time bomb under the PM's seat?
Advocates following a shootout at the Rohini Court, where gangster Jitender Gogi was being produced, in New Delhi. Gogi was killed by rival gang shooters who were later shot dead by the police in the cross-firing.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
BSF DIG Pushpendra Singh flags off a cycle rally from Vijay Stambh for 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebration, in Bikaner. The rally will culminate at Rajghat in Delhi.PTI Photo
Members of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) led by president Bhupen Kumar Borah participate in a protest rally over violence during an agitation against an eviction drive, at Mangaldoi in Darrang district.PTI Photo
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses party workers during the foundation day of party Intellectual Cell, in Patna.PTI Photo
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates