Unlike Modi’s scripted appearance at a popular news show, Arvind Kejriwal’s attempts to reach out to his audience through a popular internet forum saw him dishing out platitudes, albeit with all sincerity
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

Face to Face: Amarinder Singh
Sadiq Naqvi Amritsar

Face to Face: Zoya Hasan
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Change seems to have resonated the most with the young voter demographic in Delhi, which witnessed a record 65 per cent turn-out for the 2014 Parliament polls
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

Everyday issues faced by people occupy a prominent place in the party’s manifesto for the millennium city and its surroundings
Souzeina S Mushtaq  Gurgaon 

 Jaded by the empty promises of the Congress and BJP, Muslims are looking to the debutant AAP for solutions
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi

The manifestos of the three chief contenders in the Lok Sabha elections conform to the typical agenda-politicking associated with the parties while promising nothing concrete
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

Senior leader of AAP and its national spokesperson Yogendra Yadav has gone from predicting poll outcomes to participating in one as a candidate. The psephologist-turned-politician hasn’t lost any of his glibness while dodging crucial questions, or even resorting to contradictions when the heat is turned on him
Sadiq Naqvi & Souzeina S Mushtaq Mewat 

The party launched its manifesto on 7th April, the day constituencies in two states went into polls
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

A report by the Institute of Applied Manpower and Research indicates that the country witnessed job creation at an unprecedented rate over the past twelve years

This backward region is likely to be split on polarizing lines between Modi and Mulayam
Farzand Ahmed Lucknow 

If Modi succeeds in redefining the Backward castes discourse in Uttar Pradesh, it might hugely alter the electoral outcome in the coming Lok Sabha polls
AK Verma Kanpur 

Dissension in the party, and a fast-diminishing vote share for the BJP have put Rajnath Singh’s Lucknow prospects under a cloud
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow 

As far as this constituency is concerned, the Congress can safely dismiss any threats to its chief’s victory from outsider candidates from BJP and AAP
Pradeep Kapoor Rae Bareli

The division of the Muslim voting block and the aftermath of the Muzaffarnagar riots have strengthened the BJP in Western UP, but the region still baffles poll predictors
Sadiq Naqvi Rampur/Sambhal/Moradabad/Bijnor 

Can the BJP’s electoral strategy provide the winning formula to beat the regional parties in Uttar Pradesh?
Walter Andersen & Allison Berland Kaul Delhi 

The elections in India’s most populous state will not be fought over roads and development, but over a perceived and manufactured threat to the sovereignty of the majority
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

A coming of age film that shifts the focus away from the male gaze to deliver a superb performance that  celebrates being a woman
Aakshi Magazine Delhi 

When a book provokes, the only appropriate response should be to write another
Ratna Raman Delhi 

Face to face: Nishtha Jain
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

 The BCCI chief had been holding on to his post despite his son-in-law’s involvement in betting cases
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

Language alone cannot be the basis of statehood. The story of Telangana is of a deep cultural divide between two peoples united by language but divided by habits, values, history and culture
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

Language alone cannot be the basis of statehood. The story of Telangana is of a deep cultural divide between two peoples united by language but divided by habits, values, history and culture
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

The Mumbai Police are notorious for dragging their feet during investigations, particularly in the case of missing persons. The lesser the number of FIRs reported the safer the city seems. And, ironic as it may be, all the credit goes to the police for keeping the ‘crime rate low’
Gajanan Khergamker Mumbai 

A release by Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association 

Rural Development Trust was recently felicitated for outstanding work in Andhra Pradesh for the past 45 years
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

The Malaysian Airline jet that went ‘off the radar’ on March 8 was carrying 20 employees of a US-based firm that specialised in radar-evading technology
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

In the wake of BJP’s announcement of its Lok Sabha candidates – a record 23 per cent of whom have criminal cases against them – the AAP is readying to take on the Modi juggernaut
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

From empowering the Indus valley-era to modern geostrategic considerations, the third largest ocean has been responsible for the ascent of several civilisations
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi  

Language alone cannot be the basis of statehood. The story of Telangana is of a deep cultural divide between two peoples united by language but divided by habits, values, history and culture
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

The Kingdom’s extremist views against some political parties in Egypt, Lebanon and Syria has earned it bitter criticism
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The veteran was missing in action at the much publicized rally of the TMC in the capital
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

As the world waits with bated breath on any new development on the MH370 aircraft, some relatives claim the passengers’ phones are still reachable
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The Lok Sabha polls may be a good month away but a recent report by a social media analytics website reveals who’s leading the battle in the virtual world
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

Pollsters are painting a bleak scenario for the Samajwadi Party’s fortunes in the Lok Sabha elections, owing to an inept government
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow