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Himachal boost: Priyanka’s rise as an effective campaigner, Rahul can focus on yatra
Opinion

Himachal boost: Priyanka’s rise as an effective campaigner, Rahul can focus on yatra

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s rise as an effective campaigner and political manager is also likely to have a bearing on Rahul Gandhi’s own inclination to disengage from electoral politics

ATAL: Pankaj Tripathi in Ravi Jadhav's directorial biopic of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Entertainment

ATAL: Pankaj Tripathi in Ravi Jadhav's directorial biopic of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon Yeh Desh Rehna Chahiye- ATAL revolves around the journey of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji, an honourable leader of India and one of the co-founders and a senior leader of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).

Modern Marvel: Atal Tunnel — A true story of tenacity and extreme engineering unfolds in HistoryTV18’s new documentary
Entertainment

Modern Marvel: Atal Tunnel — A true story of tenacity and extreme engineering unfolds in HistoryTV18’s new documentary

Watch the making of the world's longest high-altitude tunnel, premiering 20th Oct, 9PM on HistoryTV18.

Only former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and PM Modi gave importance to Himachal like nobody else, says Rajnath Singh
India

Only former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and PM Modi gave importance to Himachal like nobody else, says Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and said that India's prestige has increased on the global stage under his prime ministership

Why Narendra Modi lets hostile media flourish (till it self-destructs)
India

Why Narendra Modi lets hostile media flourish (till it self-destructs)

Narendra Modi simply watched the hostile media proliferate. He did nothing, other than perhaps regaling at all this. Because the more they obsessed with him, the more he seemed like a victim, the bigger he got

PM Modi targets Congress, says tribal development ministry formed under Atal Bihari Vajpayee govt
Politics

PM Modi targets Congress, says tribal development ministry formed under Atal Bihari Vajpayee govt

The tribal development ministry was formed when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the prime minister, Modi said at Jambughoda in Gujarat's Panchmahal district after launching various development projects

Jaishankar is moving in the right direction: New India needs assertive diplomacy
India

Jaishankar is moving in the right direction: New India needs assertive diplomacy

The Modi government’s pro-active diplomacy is an attempt to search for India’s rightful place among the comity of nations. And this endeavour is not against any country. More so the democratic West, with which India shares common interests and destinies

Britain's Liz Truss joins club of shortest-serving world leaders. Who are the others?
World

Britain's Liz Truss joins club of shortest-serving world leaders. Who are the others?

Liz Truss’ resignation after 45 days earns her the dubious distinction of being the shortest-serving leader in British history, but many world leaders have lasted far less

As Tharoor contested and lost, recalling the days when Congress saw iconic presidential contests
Politics

As Tharoor contested and lost, recalling the days when Congress saw iconic presidential contests

Even as Shashi Tharoor decided to offer a glimpse of the original Congress, it is important to remember the heady democratic contests that once made the Congress what it was

Has ‘intellectual arrogance’ gripped India’s national security managers?
India

Has ‘intellectual arrogance’ gripped India’s national security managers?

It is wondered whether there would ever be a National Security Adviser in India from the annals of domain specialisation

How Modi overthrew hierarchical, elitist Lutyens’ Delhi to democratise Indian politics as never before
India

How Modi overthrew hierarchical, elitist Lutyens’ Delhi to democratise Indian politics as never before

Narendra Modi has been Indian politics’ Black Swan phenomenon. He has, in the past eight years, worked tirelessly to overthrow the old elite and truly democratise the corridors of power

Marooned Pakistan should blame its generals and politicians as India is looking the other way
World

Marooned Pakistan should blame its generals and politicians as India is looking the other way

Unless the Pakistani people realise that it is their own Army which has always been the main stumbling block to their welfare and that their politicians act as the Army’s B team, they will continue to suffer

A tale of two India-Pakistan matches and the grand failure of ‘cricket diplomacy’
India

A tale of two India-Pakistan matches and the grand failure of ‘cricket diplomacy’

The two countries look at cricket matches differently. While India would be busy making a sincere attempt at improving bilateral ties, the Pakistani side would always be seen preparing for a religious war on and off the field

There is more to ‘permanent peace’ between India, Pakistan than Kashmir issue
India

There is more to ‘permanent peace’ between India, Pakistan than Kashmir issue

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif recently observed that Pakistan wanted to ‘have permanent peace’ with India through dialogue, as war is not an option for either of the countries to resolve the Kashmir issue

Nitin Gadkari slams ‘fabricated’ campaign: Why fiery, outspoken Union minister hit headlines yet again
Explainers

Nitin Gadkari slams ‘fabricated’ campaign: Why fiery, outspoken Union minister hit headlines yet again

From saying the Centre is ‘not taking decisions on time’ and attributing the party’s rise to power under Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the efforts of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani, Nitin Gadkari has recently made some eyebrow-raising remarks about the BJP

Why India needs a leader and not a ruler
India

Why India needs a leader and not a ruler

Prime Minister Modi chose to include the need to discard every speck of colonial mindset as we resolve to become a developed nation by 2047 in his Independence Day speech this year

The three Rushdies: The novelist, the public intellectual and the apostate
India

The three Rushdies: The novelist, the public intellectual and the apostate

All three fatefully intersected with the publication of The Satanic Verses. What happened to him after that doesn’t need repetition

Atal Bihari Vajpayee made pioneering efforts to transform India, prepare nation for 21st century challenges: PM Modi
India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee made pioneering efforts to transform India, prepare nation for 21st century challenges: PM Modi

President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda and several other Union ministers paid tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his memorial 'Sadaiv Atal' in Delhi

Dealing with freebies: As India needs food subsidy reforms, Modi can take a cue from Vajpayee
India

Dealing with freebies: As India needs food subsidy reforms, Modi can take a cue from Vajpayee

Strategic thinking on economic policies tells us that it is better to teach a person how to catch a fish than giving him/her a free fish every day

Abrogation of Article 370 was just the first step: Fighting entrenched jihadi mindset in Kashmir is the real battle
India

Abrogation of Article 370 was just the first step: Fighting entrenched jihadi mindset in Kashmir is the real battle

Today as we observe the third anniversary of the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A, we need to commend the Modi government for doing something which seemed impossible till it was done on 5 Augusts 2019