Rasheed Kidwai
click
English   |   Bangla

Journalist-author Rasheed Kidwai is a visiting fellow of ORF]

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

When India brought Pakistan to its knees: How the 1971 war was fought and won

As TV studios drum up hysteria today, a look-back at how a decisive victory was executed in saner times by a PM who exemplified calm under fire.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Lok Sabha Match-Making: How Rahul Gandhi needs to choose the best political partners to swing 2019

The Congress is reaching out to a range of caste groups. It will also ask all its top leaders to contest the Lok Sabha polls; Digivijaya Singh has reportedly said he will stand against PM Modi.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Priyanka Gandhi's plans and pitfalls: There are many moves towards power, and possible falls on the way, for the Gandhi scion

Even as Robert Vadra faces the ED's heat, Priyanka walks a tightrope of familial loyalty and political wisdom. The latter also involves the dilemma of Jyotiraditya Scindia, Madhya Pradesh Congress face, placed in Uttar Pradesh.

VARIETY

 |   8-minute read

Glimpses of Priyanka Gandhi: Can the proud wife, loving mother and tiger enthusiast now bring back 'acche din' for the Congress?

Priyanka's life has seen strange and sublime moments. On the day of Priyanka’s wedding with Robert Vadra, two bridegrooms arrived at 10, Janpath claiming that she was married to them!

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

A blockbuster brews: Did Priyanka Gandhi join politics after Amitabh Bachchan’s blessings?

As the BJP’s popularity ratings dive, the Gandhis-Bachchans seem to be coming closer.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

What is happening in Karnataka is wrong - but Congress has no business crying foul

The Congress has a long and inglorious history of toppling democratic state governments. Alongside, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah should also think of the repercussions of making similar moves.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Sheila Dikshit dobara: Why Congress chose the former CM as its Delhi chief

The party feels that if it fails to form an alliance with AAP, the BJP stands a chance to repeat its 2014 success, netting all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

After the Congress' Madhya Pradesh victory, does a big role await Digvijaya Singh?

Digvijaya, along with Bhanwar Jitendra Singh, is apparently in the race for the post of AICC general secretary, vacated recently by Ashok Gehlot.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read