Rasheed Kidwai

OPEN TO OPINION

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

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Had Randeep Surjewala been in the Congress of 1950s and '60s, he would have been sacked

Jawaharlal Nehru was supportive of reservations for SCs and STs, but instinctively, he was against the quota system.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A true democrat, an unsparing critic and a friend of political rivals

The former Prime Minister had strong political views but warm personal ties. He never hesitated in praising 'Pandit ji', giving credit to Indira Gandhi, even helping Sonia Gandhi develop her political skills.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Why row over Rahul Gandhi's 'Muslim party' remark has potential of affecting 2019 Lok Sabha polls

It is very well to talk about Muslim plight, issue tweets and statements, but it takes guts and a lot of moral courage to fight communal forces on the ground.