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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr

  • Politics of conversion

    Right-wing Hindu organisations unsuccessfully imitate Christian missionaries

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 5:00am
  • I knew I had no skeletons in my closet: Pranab Mukherjee in his book

    Those who have been looking out eagerly for some juicy bits about the inner- goings on and palace intrigues of party politics in the late 1960s and through the 1970s in president Pranab Mukherjee's "The Dramatic Decade The Indira Gandhi Years" (Rupa; Pages: 321; Price: Rs 595), the first of three...

    Friday, 12 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Communal politics is coming back in Bengal: Prakash Karat, CPI-M general secretary

    Right-wing economists deem MGNREGA a waste of money and resources: Prakash Karat

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 5:00am
  • Need for public broadcaster: A Surya Prakash

    There is convergence between the state and media. People are anxious about developmental programmes

    Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 5:00am
  • Rajnath Singh's fulsome praise of Jawaharlal Nehru

    It was a modest official do to kick off the 125th birth anniversary of India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The venue was the auditorium at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) at Teen Murti, which served as Nehru's residence for the 17 years he was prime minister.

    Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 6:20am
  • Too early for Congress obit

    Well-intentioned doomsayers overreact to oldest party’s worst ever electoral drubbing

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 5:00am
  • BJP’s anti-Nehru animus

    Right-wing nitpickers in the ruling party fight the ghost of India’s liberal Prime Minister

    Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 5:00am
  • PM Narendra Modi's visit rebooted India-US ties: Experts

    Two days after prime minister Narendra Modi returned from his successful trip to the United States, foreign policy experts express a deep sense of satisfaction that the India-United States relations which have been dormant in the last few years have been revived. Strategy expert Uday Bhaskar uses...

    Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 5:00am
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping's Gujarat visit is Narendra Modi's attempt to portray 'modern' India

    There is a deliberative attempt at innovation in every decision prime minister Narendra Modi takes and after this it may become a norm. Chinese president Xi Jinping, who starts his three-day India visit on September 17 from Ahmedabad, is the first foreign dignitary to start off from outside Delhi....

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 5:20am
  • RSS steps out of shadow

    It has been a nagging political puzzle for years. What is the relationship between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)? The liberals and the leftists had no doubts that the RSS was everything and the BJP nothing. But it was only a hunch on their part and they...

    Monday, 25 August 2014 - 4:30am