The upcoming elections to the Gujarat legislature promise to either change the narrative or cement it, but even the smallest change can prove deleterious for the BJP which is relying on its deep-rooted party mechanism
Editorial: March 2017
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
On January 11 this year, a Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy dismissed the public interest litigation by Common Cause that demanded the constitution of a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to look into what is now known as ‘Birla-Sahara papers’. These papers contain an assorted set of spreadsheets, emails, diaries and notebooks that provide detailed accounts of the payments made to people holding public offices. This is perhaps the first case in which allegations of kickbacks have been made against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Like Nero who played the lyre while Rome burnt, Rahul Gandhi is blissfully oblivious to the torpor and rot that have gripped the Congress
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
Conversations from ground zero of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections reveal a startling truth, the Congress party may have been on the downslide for some time now but any attempt to dismiss it completely would be imprudent
Abeer Kapoor Delhi
While there is widespread consensus that the young Samajwadi Party chief has salvaged his image by distancing himself from the old guard, the opinion regarding his five-year rule remains as divided as ever
Abeer Kapoor Delhi
The Samajwadi Party's alliance with the Congress will help them reap rich electoral dividends
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow
Lucknow: Even as both the Congress and the Samajwadi Party are negotiating for an amicable pre-poll alliance for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the candidates, particularly from the Congress
Confusion still persists within the new alliance partners of the ruling Samajwadi Party, the Congress and the Rashtriya Lok Dal(RLD), leading to delay in the announcement of seats and a joint campa
Digital security in India is akin to a house with open doors and windows. Anyone could walk in and rob the safe. Is the government being imprudent in pushing digitisation without taking care of cyber security?
Abeer Kapoor & Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi