Kumar Shakti Shekhar

OPEN TO OPINION

Delhi-based journalist with more than 20 years of experience in reporting for print, TV & digital media.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

Why Anil Madhav Dave's death comes as a massive shock to me

The Union environment minister lived a healthy and austere life like a true pracharak.

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POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Why Ram Jethmalani wants to bite Arun Jaitley's head off

Senior lawyer did it again, called the finance minister a crook during cross-examination in DDCA defamation case.

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VOICES

 |   6-minute read

With two Modi haters, Lalu and Kejriwal, in the dock - BJP is having the last laugh

While the fodder scam has come back to haunt the RJD strongman, an internal feud is rocking the AAP convener’s boat.

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VOICES

 |   5-minute read

My memories of actor turned politician Vinod Khanna

The most striking thing about his personality was that he was always pleasant and humble.

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POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Why PM Modi won’t pick any of these 7 leaders for president of India's post

His choice would be someone who would always be ready to oblige him.

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POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Shame on our leaders for politicising ex-serviceman's suicide

Their sheer intention was to draw cheap political mileage from an emotive issue.

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VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

I am offended liberals are stopping people from having fun on Diwali

It comes and goes but the quality of air hardly gets any better or worse.

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POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

India wants GST, why is Congress against it?

The main Opposition party has reasons beyond political.

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POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Salman Khan is clean. No one killed the blackbuck

A number of benefits of doubt helped the controversial actor pull off the case.

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POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Modi-Shah will surely sack Anandiben before 2017 Gujarat polls

The Patidar-Patel agitation and the Dalit protests are not the only issues which go against the CM.

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