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'Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka are not on the same page'

'It can be said without hesitation that Rahul, Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi enjoy perfect relations of mother-daughter-son all together in the family.' 'But their worldview is different and their style of functioning is different and their favourites in the party are different people.' IMAGE: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi wraps a shawl around his mother and party president Sonia Gandhi at a satyagraha demanding protection for the Constitution at Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi, December 23, 2019., 4 weeks ago

How fuel prices have risen under Modi regime

Despite a massive decline in crude oil prices since 2012 -- Modi has been prime minister in six of these eight years -- petrol in Delhi has become 10 per cent costlier and diesel 97 per cent, as of July 2. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ “A massive hike in petrol prices is a prime example of the failure of Congress-led UPA. "This will put a burden of hundreds of crores (of rupees) on Gujarat,” then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, now prime minister of India, had tweeted ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Modi to reshuffle team in Sep; Scindia, Fadnavis in?

The RSS wants three nominees inducted: Tejaswi Surya, the young BJP MP from Bengaluru South, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, a Rajya Sabha member, and former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, reveals R Rajagopalan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi chairs a meeting of the Union Cabinet, June 3, 2020. Photograph: Press Information Bureau Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi plans to shuffle his council of ministers in early September and bring in new, younger faces, technocrats ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

India's fight against COVID-19 has gone awry

'The handling of the pandemic, under this totally constitutional and legal three-level dictatorship, has begun to show its downside,' observes Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi at a video interaction with state chief ministers. Photograph: Press Information Bureau   A prominent and eminent civil servant has a brilliant take on governance in India. It runs on three engines, he says: PM, CM, and DM. The prime minister, chief minister, and district magistrate.
 Rediff.com2 months ago

1 year of Modi 2.0: BJP's core agenda fulfilled

The Modi government executed its ideological agenda at a vigorous pace in its first year in office in its second term but the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19 has presented the saffron dispensation with a massive challenge as the focus shifts to economy.   With the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government marking its first anniversary on Saturday, the first year is likely to be remembered for the fulfilment of decades-old Hindutva demands as Prime ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Is all well between BJP and its alliance partners?  Rediff.com2 months ago

'Politics happening in governor's bungalow is very disappointing'

'These frequent political visits to the governor's residence show the state and the office of the governor in bad light.' IMAGE: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray receives Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai, December 1, 2019. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvade/PTI Photo   "The governor must put an end to political infighting in the state," Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Nana Patole tells Prasanna D Zore/ about the ongoing political drama in the state ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Does Modi even care about India's worst human crisis?

'Reports of hitherto 'atmanirbhar' breadwinners having to stand in line for a plastic bag of khichdi or, travelling thousands of kms with nothing but packets of biscuits, have not moved the prime minister,' observes Jyoti Punwani. IMAGE: A physically challenged migrant waits for transportation in Ahmedabad, May 15, 2020. Photograph: PTI Photo   Remember the picture of the old jawan weeping outside a bank during the demonetisation crisis? That became the face of the trauma that engulfed ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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