Shalini Yadav: 'PM Modi should lose in Varanasi. It's overflowing with garbage, people don't even have drinking water'
Shalini Yadav will contest in Varanasi against PM Modi for the Samajwadi Party (SP). Speaking with Rohit E David, she discussed Varanasi and how only the 'gathbandhan' is giving the BJP a tough fight, the Congress having failed completely.
Priyanka Chaturvedi: 'Congress speaks of ideological change. But it uses Raj Thackeray for its cause. Doesn’t it show lack of leadership in Maharashtra?
Priyanka Chaturvedi left the Congress and joined the Shiv Sena last week. She spoke with Rohit E David on what she faced in the Congress, going from a national to a regional party and why she thinks this is Shiv Sena 2.0.
Arif Mohammad Khan: 'After politics, people will see the importance of Triple Talak Law and thank Modi for it, Nehru too would be pleased with Modi'
Arif Mohammed Khan, former Union Minister in Rajiv Gandhi's govt, who famously resigned at the overturning of the Shah Bano judgment, spoke with Rohit E David about the triple talak law, Narendra Modi and 'secular' vs 'communal' parties.
Vijender Singh: 'Narendra Modi said he'd fight black money. But his govt's Rs 2000 note made it easy to carry black money!'
Boxer Vijender Singh has joined the Congress party and will fight Lok Sabha polls on May 12 from South Delhi. Singh spoke with Rohit E David on why the Congress, his views on AAP and BJP, and whether he'll continue boxing.
Major General GD Bakshi (retd): 'Is it wrong to honour India's old soldiers? Vistara did a nice gesture. I wish they hadn't buckled under the virulent army-hating voices'
Major General GD Bakshi (retired) spoke with Rohit E David on the Vistara row and the airline deleting the tweet honouring, Balakot and, punishing Pakistan, General Hooda, and whether he'll still fly Vistara.
Lord Meghnad Desai: 'India has got rising growth, falling inflation of a kind not seen before. It's absurd to claim an unemployment crisis as well'
Lord Meghnad Desai, renowned economist and Member, House of Lords, UK, spoke with Rohit E David about India's economy, Narendra Modi's moves, demonetisation and Vijay Mallya.
Poonam Sinha: 'Rajnath Singh has not done any work in Lucknow over the last five years. Everywhere I go, people are praising Akhilesh Yadav'
Poonam Sinha, wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, is contesting from SP against Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Lucknow. She spoke with Rohit E David about her chances, Singh's record and why she didn't join the Congress.
Nisar Ahmed Bilal: 'My son, just 20, died in Malegaon's blast. My entire area is angry at Sadhvi Pragya contesting. I've appealed. I'm not afraid of anyone now'
Nisar Ahmed Sayyed Bilal lost his son, Sayyed Azhar Nisar Ahmed, 20, in the Malegaon blast on September 29, 2008. Bilal spoke to Rohit E David on his application, seeking a bar on Sadhvi Pragya, the blast accused, contesting the Lok Sabha poll.
Vivek Agnihotri: 'I could never make 'Tashkent Files' under Congress govt. Urban Naxals don't question the state. They only want to ridicule one person'
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has made a sensation with his movie The Tashkent Files. Speaking with Rohit E David, Agnihotri discussed Congress reactions, freedom of expression under the BJP and his opposition to 'urban Naxals'.