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Why the BJP is targeting the Gandhis

Why the BJP is targeting the Gandhis

'Behind the BJP's anti-Congress crusade is an attempt to divert attention from the Ladakh standoff,' explains Amulya Ganguli.Illustrations Uttam Ghosh/   The vehemence of the BJP's attacks on what the party appears to consider as its foremost enemies -- the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty -- is self-explanatory. Among the fiercest of critics is the former heroine of a trashy, though popular, soap opera and now Union minister, Smriti Irani. Considering that even a BJP-friendly TV anchor was ..., 2 months ago

Time for police to act against offensive WhatsApp groups

Why has Mumbai's cyber police taken no action against these WhatsApp groups who everyday, commit offences under the Indian Penal Code?The police cannot be unaware of their existence, observes Shruthi Marathe. All Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/   How many Mumbaikars will the Shiv Sena beat up for forwarding WhatsApp messages insulting to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray? WhatsApp groups supportive of the Bharatiya Janata Party churn out such cartoons every day.
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Wishes pour in as PM Modi turns 70

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 70 on Thursday, a landmark birthday that saw greetings pour in from across the world and country with the president and vice president joining international leaders and leading politicians in wishing him and lauding his contribution.  IMAGE: Members of Hindu Sena cut a cake as they celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 70th birthday in New Delhi. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party organised nationwide events, ...
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Raghuvansh Singh, who quit RJD days ago, passes away

A galaxy of leaders including President Ramnath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD president Lalu Prasad condoled his death. Photograph: PTI Photo Former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, under whose stewardship of the rural development ministry the ambitious National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was launched by the Manmohan Singh government, died at AIIMS in New Delhi where he was ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago RIP Pranab da: 'His demise is passing of an era'  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Ahead of civic polls, BJP, AAP at loggerheads again

After an apparent truce between AAP and the BJP following the Delhi polls, sparks are flying once again. Radhika Ramaseshan reports.  IMAGE: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a meeting in February 25, 2020, to discuss the riots in Delhi. Photograph: Press Information Bureau Just when it appeared that the Aam Aadmi Party-Bharatiya Janata Party equations were headed towards conciliation after the former’s victory in the Delhi polls, ...
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'There's an attempt to break the Congress'

'There is a group who want to internally damage the Congress and they may be hand in glove with the BJP.' IMAGE: Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi are facing an internal rebellion from those who were considered loyalists. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters   They say words can be very powerful, and we saw exactly how much on Monday when the Congress party showed that it was shaken to the core by a letter. Viewed as an act of internal rebellion by the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Did India's secularism die on August 5?

'Indian secularism doesn't deserve a tombstone. It needs a new shrine,' argues Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi along with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat and others at the bhoomi puja in Ayodhya, August 5, 2020. Photograph: Press Information Bureau   Did Indian secularism die on August 5 in Ayodhya? It follows then, that a new Indian Republic would have been invented then, a Hindu Rashtra. If you accept those two arguments, a third ...
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'An actor has to have the strength of a soldier'

'You cannot drop to the ground, however many bullets hit you.''Because if you are weak, this is not the place for you.' IMAGE: Neeraj Kabi in Paatal Lok. Neeraj Kabi, that wonderful actor who stars in so many Web series, went through a lot of struggle and hardship before he tasted success. It has been a tough journey but as Neeraj tells Patcy N/, "I came to the industry at the absolutely right age of 42. I deny the fact that it was late for me. Not at all. Although I have said many ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'This government has tamed everyone'

'They (the government) want to tame everything.''The entire systems they are trying to change.' IMAGE; Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi and Home Minister Amit Anilchandra Shah. Photograph: Press Information Bureau Telugu poet, activist, critic and teacher Pendyala Varavara Rao, 79, has a new advocate. Sudeep Ratnamberdutt Pasbola, who has represented/represents accused like activist Arun Ferreira, politician Rahul Gandhi, gangster Abu Salem, HR consultant Indrani Mukerjea, gangster Arun ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Pained by the plane accident in Kozhikode'

Political leaders across parties reacted to the Air India Express aircraft crash, which took place on Friday evening at Kozhikode airport. IMAGE: An Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, in Kozhikode. Photograph: PTI Photo Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish at the Air India Express aircraft accident in Kozhikode on Friday and said authorities are at the spot, providing all assistance to the affected. He also ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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