India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about how the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya is a closure and an opportunity to move ahead, in the November 25 edition of the India Today Magazine.
The party does not have a clear majority in most of the states it claims to rule.
India is the only country where so many hurdles can be put in defence deals - it took only three months for Egypt to buy 24 Rafales in 2015.
Compared to three decades ago, the response to the recent Ayodhya judgement has been muted.
Will the present political turmoil in the state result in a strong government that addresses the real issues irrespective of the ideological dichotomy?
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was once a political pariah for many who later outlawed their own untouchability towards the BJP.
If not handled with prudence, the corridor has the potential to become a thorn in India’s ties with Pakistan.
Has Pakistan decided to abandon its revanchist policies against India?
Pakistan's intention behind the very noble Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara corridor project is nothing but ignoble.
The basis of the verdict delivered is not faith or belief system but, purely and clearly, the law of the land.
The apex court said the disputed 2.77-acre site in Ayodhya be given to a government-run trust for the building of a temple and a five-acre plot at a 'prominent site' will be given for a mosque.
The BJP targeted Rahul Gandhi as a symptom of dynastic politics, but it has little to say about the Chautalas, the Pawars or the Reddys.
Shiv Sena giving a tough time to BJP is a compulsion. The party would be wiped out if it follows coalition dharma - whatever that actually means.
While the world speaks of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, India can't find better ways to monitor unwanted elements on the borders.
There are times one feels closer to Savarkar's ideas than Gandhi's.
The release of leaders in detention will soon become a cause for global criticism which has been relatively muted so far.
The EU delegation will see for itself that any talk of genocide in the Valley is nonsense.
Pragmatism is dictating Saudi posturing as the very future of the country's economic model is at stake. It needs new partners like India.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about the challenges Devendra Fadnavis faces in the next five years, in the November 4 edition of India Today magazine.
This is how the two national parties can save each other from bullying from regional and smaller parties.
Makarand R Paranjape says the results show BJP’s remarkable ascent and considerable staying power. Rajeev Sharma argues BJP’s performance has been miserable.
Both states have shown the BJP is not invincible even in the absence of a strong and concerted opposition campaign.
The Gandhis remained largely absent from campaigning even as Devendra Fadnavis found the full support of the Modi-Shah duo.
Exit polls suggest BJP will retain power in the two states. But what do the numbers portend for the Congress?
Information and knowledge gaps are largely responsible for creating an environment of mistrust among riparians and the various stakeholders in the river systems.
A president who declares himself as a 'stable genius' and makes foreign policy based on instincts cannot be tackled easily.
Lebanon is one of the most indebted countries in the world. Those demanding change are doing it with songs and dance.
Important projects impacting India's security were inked between China and Nepal.
The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition along with its smaller partners could win as many as 220-240 seats. In Haryana, the BJP alone could get 70-plus seats.
There is no point bemoaning Chinese presence.
The one fundamental difference between BJP and Congress has been the former cultivating and empowering strong regional leaders.
Everything that happened at Mamallapuram remains 'informal', including the decisions taken (if any).
Forget about delivering something substantive on outstanding issues, Beijing has displayed undiluted hostility towards New Delhi.
Every election had a hook. This is what makes 2019 elections so unique.
Chinese companies continue to secure and store the largest amount of consumer data from the world's fastest growing consumer market - India.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about the investigative agency’s pursuit of high-profile targets, in the October 14 edition of India Today magazine.
Our issues with China are much graver on land than on the sea, where the Quad or the Indo-Pacific concept may not render us the support needed.
China is clearly getting ready in case of another showdown with India.
If China has a strategy of containing India, then New Delhi can challenge Beijing’s core interests. Alliance with Russia could come in handy.
The PM’s advice to the President has to be in the public domain as it represents the exercise of constitutional power.
Ignoring the mental meltdown of the Pakistani PM, who has justified jihad against India, as the rant of a deranged mind would be a blunder.
The Thackeray scion’s foray into electoral politics is a delayed attempt to win over Maharashtra the way only his grandfather did.
One can understand that India will not be a priority for Xi, but, can China afford a clash with India, adding yet another headache for its President?
There has been no doubt that the Prime Minister is India’s greatest leader since Mahatma Gandhi.
Modi’s masterstroke at the event was the manner in which he raised the Article 370 issue.
India must use Houston as a launch pad for a robust new strategic global role grounded in clear-eyed reality.
The relations between the two nations are today driven by the political consensus that strong ties are imperative.
It is about the politics, stupid! The economics is only a concomitant, or collateral.
There has been an overt conversion of the post of the governor into a totally political one.
Singh made swift political switches through his career. He will take the ‘Kripashankar culture’ to destination next.