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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr

  • Ram Temple is one of the issues, not the only: Lalji Tandon

    Lalji Tandon, senior leader and member of the outgoing Lok Sabha from the city who has made way for party president Rajnath Singh to contest from the UP capital, does not betray any signs of either a disappointed or angry man. He was the campaign manager of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and he is now the...

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 6:55am
  • Pulok Chatterjee: Bureaucrat in the eye of the storm

    Bureaucrats are supposed to be faceless, anonymous. Pulok Chatterjee might not have bargained for the arc lights that turned on him because of Sanjaya Baru, a former colleague in the PMO, who said in his book Chatterjee was a sort of 10 Janpath mole at 7 Race Course Road and in South Block. Those...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 6:09am
  • Voting not so brisk in parts of Delhi, only 10% turn up in Saket

    Voting was not really that brisk in the pre-lunch period in many parts of New Delhi.

    Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 1:33pm
  • Let a hundred cities bloom

    The BJP manifesto which was released on Monday after much delay, soul-searching and trimming, reads like a mechanical litany of promises with regard to all sectors and sections, from environment to education, from agriculture to cultural heritage.

    Tuesday, 8 April 2014 - 6:00am
  • Jayalalithaa : Kingmaker of queen herself?

    Tamil Nadu chief minister and permanent general secretary of AIADMK J Jayalalithaa is being seen as one of the possible 'alternative' prime ministerial candidates if the BJP fails to cross the 180 mark and it is not able to attract allies. Alternately, the southern political queen is also seen as a...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 7:40am
  • Religious roots of human rights

    Religion and human rights, it would appear, are incompatible. Religion prescribes, regulates and proscribes. Religion is based on duties, the obverse of rights. A closer examination of the basis of rights reveals that they are not entirely derived from statute books. There is need for a deeper...

    Friday, 4 April 2014 - 6:05am
  • BJP manifesto on April 7 – the day polls begin

    The BJP will at last release its manifesto for the Lok Sabha election starting on April 7 on the same day here. The party's chargesheet against the Congress and the UPA government will be released today. The party had planned to release the manifesto sometime between April 1 and April 4 but they...

    Friday, 4 April 2014 - 7:25am
  • Lonely leader

    LK Advani, who made BJP a fighting force, will address just a handful of rallies for the party

    Thursday, 3 April 2014 - 8:25am
  • Was Nancy Powell exit part of secret strategy to reset Indo-US ties?

    It is likely that US envoy to India, Nancy Powell, who announced her resignation on Monday, was asked to leave in an attempt to prevent a further degradation of Indo-US relations. Diplomatic circles in India expect Powell's exit to end strained ties, which hit an all-time low over the arrest of...

    Wednesday, 2 April 2014 - 9:20am
  • BJP considers Smriti Irani to needle Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

    BJP on Thursday said the party respects yoga teacher Ramdev and that it was his suggestion that party's senior leader Uma Bharati should be pitted against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Rae Barelli. It was made clear that the party did not moot the idea and that she will contest from Jhansi as...

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 7:38am

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