Priyanka’s entry in the electoral battle for Varanasi, if it is going to be so, can well prove to be a historic turning point as was the case in 1980 or even bigger than that.
Author: Abid Shah
Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Can Ghaziabad turned into BJP fortress by Ex-Army chief General VK Singh be held this time too?
On Holi evening a cigarette vendor was hovering around his closed shop outside a sprawling middleclass colony in Ghaziabad. Asked why his kiosk was shut despite no signs of Holi revellers being anywhere around, he shot back “they may come drunk and ask for bidiswithout paying.” His retort pointed to the[Read More…]
In what is a virtual new tome on RSS, or Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh, its writer and Supreme Court lawyer AG Noorani has somehow missed out a significant point regarding demonetisation and its possible use that RSS, as per his findings in the book, could well have tried to make[Read More…]
Seldom does one come across with someone who has such an extraordinary passion for learning as is the case with 56-year-old Suresh Kumar Shrichandani from Ajmer in Rajasthan. Only last month he has cleared his MA examination in Rural Development from IGNOU, or Indira Gandhi National Open University. And with[Read More…]
Before the last week’s unfortunate events in Jammu and Kashmir it was the advent of Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi in active politics that bothered the Bharatiya Janata Party too much. So much so that the looming general elections had sent the ruling party higher ups to the drawing board[Read More…]
Close on the heels of a ghastly suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force convoy killing over 40 personnel near Pulwama on Jammu-Srinagar highway, a Major-rank officer of Indian Army lost his life on Saturday (February 16). He met the tragedy while defusing an improvised explosive device. The second[Read More…]
Before Modi this has been the case in 1977 because of some of the actions of the late Indira Gandhi and over a decade after her debacle also with her son Rajiv Gandhi.
The new CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has a reputation of being an upright, rule-abiding and, thus, unyielding police officer. He is generally averse to political or any other kind of pressure in his work. He is thought to be publicity shy, media shunning and yet polite and soft spoken,[Read More…]
What should have only been for a few months vote on account has indeed bulldozed its limits. Except for the absence of any fresh levies the Union Budget 2019 presented on February 1 by Union Minister Piyush Goyal reads like a virtual election manifesto. And so it is redolent with[Read More…]
There couldn’t have been any better bet than Priyanka Gandhi to put a shot in the arm of Congress before the upcoming national elections. Indeed, the entry of the 47-year-old sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi was the only certainty amid the myriad uncertainties dogging the politics of the country[Read More…]