Kumar Shakti Shekhar

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Delhi-based journalist with more than 20 years of experience in reporting for print, TV & digital media.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

If Rahul Gandhi is 'lying', the BJP has miserably failed to nail him

The BJP leadership's weak defence against the Congress president’s serious charges has cost the party dear. If Rahul gathers steam and the BJP loses some, it could well see 2019 slipping from its grasp.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Rahul Gandhi makes big claims on women empowerment: Will he walk the talk?

Lately, the issues the Congress president has raised against the BJP have only served to expose his and his party’s weaknesses.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Why NRC should be extended across all of India

Besides being a security risk, illegal Bangladeshi's influence the polity and eat into the already constrained resources of a developing India.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

VOICES

 |   7-minute read

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Will Congress' reconstituted team in Madhya Pradesh be able to take on BJP?

The party has completely overlooked two communities - Brahmins and Muslims - in the latest exercise.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Useless to target Rahul Gandhi over temple visits. Congress won't win Gujarat anyway

Voters are not naive, existential issues matter more than religious and spiritual invocations.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why BJP is afraid to sack critics like Yashwant Sinha

Public mood against the government may turn stronger if action is initiated against the former finance minister.