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POLITICS

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Indira Gandhi, Khalistan, Congress, Priyanka Gandhi

Winning elections, losing respect: Dear PM Modi, abusing a deceased Rajiv Gandhi is entirely against India’s ethos

PM Modi's recent remarks about the late Rajiv Gandhi shocked many. It valued cheap sensationalism over the dignity due to the deceased. This is no example to emulate.

POLITICS

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Congress, Chaiwala, Neech aadmi remark, Mani Shankar Aiyar

So not funny, Mani: What exactly ails Mani Shankar Aiyar?

From calling Narendra Modi ‘neech’ to now screaming cuss words at journalists, the Congress leader has adamantly refused to grow up. He flaunts his undergraduate education but has Mani Shankar Aiyar really learnt much?

HUMOUR

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Congress, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Lok Sabha elections

Rahul Gandhi's Best Skills: 5 things that can make Rahul Gandhi India's PM

A new feather in his cap every day? No, a new cap every day. That's Rahul Gandhi 2019.

POLITICS

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Rajiv gandhi legacy, Congress, Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

Ayodhya, Bofors, Communalism: Why India needs to remember Rajiv Gandhi’s reign as PM

Narendra Modi now represents a school of political thought that is entirely opposed to what Rajiv Gandhi stood for and the Congress continues to represent.

POLITICS

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BJP, Congress, AAP, Delhi elections

An Old Delhi Diary: Residents of the Walled City have a modern voting strategy, one that prioritises development for them

Old Delhi decides its new representative on Sunday. A walk through the walled lanes revealed energetic and impassioned political opinions.

POLITICS

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Dynasty politics, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Congress

'Dishonouring the Dead': Who can beat the Congress in this dept?

From Sardar Patel to PV Narasimha Rao, the list of illustrious leaders reportedly scorned by the Congress, even in their final journeys, is a long one.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Congress, Indira Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

Computers, Cronies and Corruption Charges: Deconstructing Rajiv Gandhi’s legacy

Known for Bofors and the anti-Sikh pogrom, less known for peace accords and modernising the armed forces. Famed for coteries, including an Italian one, the Rajiv years echo in our politics even today.

POLITICS

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Modinomics, Congress, Lok Sabha election 2019, Narender modi

How an empowered rural economy forms the bedrock of the Modi govt's long-term strategies for 2022

Modi govt has invested tremendous transformative projects in rural India, from water conservation to soil testing, etc. The results include bumper production to once water-dry areas like Latur, now not needing even a water tanker!

POLITICS

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Dalits, Congress, Udit Raj

Udit Raj: 'BJP is run by two people, the rest are clerks. The party wants slaves. If you raise your voice, you're attacked'

Udit Raj was denied a ticket in the BJP. Soon, he joined the Congress. Raj spoke with Rohit E David on why he left the BJP, joined the Congress and isn't fighting elections there either.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Vijender Singh, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Neither Ramesh Bidhuri, nor Raghav Chadha are a challenge for me: Vijender Singh

Boxer-turned-politician Vijender Singh on dynastic politics in Congress, issues ailing South Delhi and his plans to prepare athletes for Olympics.