A reluctant entrant to politics, Harsimrat Kaur Badal has traversed a long way from winning the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat in 2009 on the Shiromani Akali Dal ticket. She retained the seat in 2014 and is now a cabinet minister for food processing in the NDA ... The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
The fight for availability of land, water and electricity has over decades snowballed into a fight for supremacy among gangs seeking to control basic yet pricey facilities. In the process, human life has often proved to be cheaper than these amenities.DNA, 1 week ago
'There has never been a problem between Hindus and Muslims in Kairana.''We are a people that smoke from the same hookah.'Once the seat of an influential tradition of Indian classical music, Kairana has become a metaphor for the exodus of Hindus.Rediff.com's Archana Masih visits the town in Western UP to discover there is more to Kairana than palayan (Hindu exodus).Photographs: Seema Pant. IMAGE: Gurjar farmers smoke the hookah at the Kalsyan panchayat in Kairana. The Congress election slogans ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Many are calling the Punjab elections the second most exciting contest after Uttar Pradesh. Given strong performance of Aam Admi Party and Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections despite the Modi wave, Punjab is sure to be a fascinating political story ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
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