articles by Nitish Rampal

Politics

Gujarat Assembly Election: Congress blunted BJP's Hindutva edge by keeping a distance from Muslims

Despite the fact that the BJP won, the long-drawn battle in Gujarat could well have changed the Modi-centric template of electoral politics in recent years.

Sports

WWE Live in India: Never about the 'sport', this visual spectacle remains all about the stories

WWE's live event in India gave fans, young and old, from across the country a spectacular night of drama and action.

long-reads

A Million Ways To Die In Delhi

Situations that would evoke mild annoyance elsewhere trigger murderous rage in Delhi, literally unleashing the killer instinct in people

News & Analysis

India Mobile Congress 2017: A recap of India’s first global mobile tech event

While India Mobile Congress 2017 was touted as a big success by the organisers, many at the event couldn’t help but feel a bit let down by the tech on display and the lack of basic amenities at the event.

World

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at UNGA: Pakistani media coverage betrays its desperation to improve perceptions

Abbasi's visit, according to several Pakistani media outlets has brought forth several positive arenas for Pakistan to work on.

News & Analysis

Google launches UPI based payments app Tez, raising privacy concerns over outflow of data

Tez offers language support for English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu.

India

Triple Talaq: HC ruling valid, but hyped and smacks of politics, says Flavia Agnes

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday called triple talaq or the practice of Muslim men getting an instant divorce by saying the word 'talaq' three times as 'unconstitutional'. The high court said that 'no personal law board is above the Constitution', in effect reiterating the Centre's stand in the Supreme Court recently.

World

US Presidential Elections: Republicans might still have a trump card to stop Donald Trump

The move, though bold, is not the first attempt in history to stop a front-runner from securing nomination.

World

PM Modi in Brussels: Trade, terrorism and investment on the cards at India-EU summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Brussels on Wednesday, just days after the devastating terrorist attacks in the city, to take part in the 13th Indian-European Union summit.

World

Trump was a 'protest' candidate, never really wanted to run: Ex-director of comms for Donald's SuperPAC

Donald Trump is the perfect example of democracy gone wrong. The businessman-turned-presidential candidate has earned his place as the front runner in the republican race for nomination by capitalizing on earned media garnered by his politically incorrect rants.