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POLITICS

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What does Rahul Gandhi want? Even Congress does not know

He jumps from cause to cause and then vanishes after a stray sound-bite.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Najma Heptulla tells me she's running to be India's next President

She has talked to BJP president Amit Shah about it.

POLITICS

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Marriage of the rich, political and powerful in a poor, cashless India

The reception gala of Nitin Gadkari's daughter is the latest in a series of ostentatious displays of wealth at a time of demonetisation.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Mayawati plans to wage a 'hygienic' fight against Amit Shah-BJP in UP

Gone is the imperious Behenji - she's stooping to conquer and has vowed revenge.

POLITICS

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Modi-Amit Shah's surgical strike on UP has left Mayawati-Akhilesh in doldrums

With the Yadav family divided, ripples are being felt across the entire Hindi heartland as Uttar Pradesh braces for the mother of all elections.

ART & CULTURE

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An extract from Swati Chaturvedi's Daddy's Girl

Why Aarushi Talwar-Hemraj murders never fail to provide inspiration.

POLITICS

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Is Amit Shah losing the electoral plot?

The BJP national president has huge stakes on the outcome of both Gujarat and UP and will be the sole fall guy if things go south.

POLITICS

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Why Rahul trading attacks only at Modi will benefit Congress in UP polls

The new party strategy is to corner the Centre, project the vice-president and act as a vote cutter in Uttar Pradesh.