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From Tata Tea to Titan, Indian brands are adopting a new, socially-conscious language

February 21, 2017 6:57 pm

There has been a surge of beautifully crafted, intelligently told Indian advertisements that either prod us to engage in sociopolitical issues with greater furor, or address issues pertaining to gender inequality and same-sex relationships

Goa elections: A day with AAP's Elvis Gomes, the man who wants to clean up Goa

February 03, 2017 12:00 am

Goa elections: AAP's chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes has bureaucratic experience on his side. But will he win the people of Cuncolim and enter Goa's Assembly? We spend a day with him during his election campaign.

The Padmavati debacle: Hooliganism by fringe elements has become the new normal

January 31, 2017 5:41 pm

Even if Sanjay Leela Bhansali did take a few dramatic liberties and 'meddled' with history, does it give a band of goons (or anyone else for that matter) the right to assault him?

Can the American press take on Donald Trump, the most powerful man on earth?

January 19, 2017 4:04 pm

Donald Trump is waging a war with the American press. He's confrontational, provocative, subversive and downright unapologetic. But on Wednesday, the US Press Corps. responded with a scathing letter, refusing to bend, break or bow.

Can Deepa Jayakumar get Jayalalithaa’s followers to rally around her?

January 17, 2017 8:37 pm

Since Jayalithaa's passing, Jayakumar’s voice has been drowned out by the news involving Sasikala's transcendence to AIADMK's political throne.

Demonetisation: Pakistan, Venezuela unwilling to go the whole way like Modi on note ban

December 20, 2016 7:26 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation move appears to be popular, at least politically. It has been echoed in at least two other developing countries, where Venezuela and Pakistan have taken a similar route.

Winter session: Standstill in Parliament can be reflection on where the country is headed

December 16, 2016 8:20 pm

The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we've sent to represent us in Parliament

Prashant Kishor's CAG served tax notice; asked to submit annual reports, bank statements

May 24, 2016 10:21 am

Kishor was credit with successfully managing Prime Minister Modi's Lok Sabha election campaign that saw the BJP storm to power with its highest-every seat tally, but fell apart with BJP leaders soon after.

Days after state polls, Kiran Bedi appointed Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry

May 23, 2016 1:40 am

‘First task is to connect with people’, she said.

Sonia Gandhi tells party: No failure is permanent, stick to principles

May 22, 2016 12:25 am

Sonia was addressing a Youth Congress function to mark the 25th death anniversary of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.

POLITICS VIDEOS

Tall claims, empty boasts, falsification of facts not for him: Sonia Gandhi on Manmohan Singh

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.

UNBOXING with Prashant Kishor | How to plan, execute and win an election

June 18, 2020 2:29 pm

Poll strategist and National Vice President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor talks about what it takes to plan, execute and win an election in this month's Unboxing.

BJP vs Congress in Chhattisgarh: Classic election season political talk

June 18, 2020 2:29 pm

With Chhattisgarh in the middle of its two-phase election, let’s look at what BJP and Congress are saying. And, of course, there are promises too. No surprises there.

Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

RSS to ABVP to BJP, Ananth Kumar stayed relevant from Vajpayee’s party to Modi’s cabinet

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning due to pancreatic cancer. Through the years, he has managed to be one of the men that found a place in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in NDA-I to NDA-II under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Six female politicians tells us the hate and judgment they have to deal with

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

The number of women running for office is increasing. But for many, harassment and discrimination is a persistent reality. We spoke with six female candidates about how they have persevered.

Vajpayee’s detractors said he had the backbone of a jellyfish, but I think that’s an unkind remark: Coomi Kapoor

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

How and why was Vajpayee able to win allies and the Opposition alike? What was like to work with Vajpayee, the prime minister? What was his dream for the Indian subcontinent? Coomi Kapoor discuss all of this and more.

Somnath Chatterjee will be remembered for always being above party politics

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

The best example of his non-partisan behaviour is, of course, from 2008 during the Indo-US nuclear deal. Read more: https://bit.ly/2vES2Tu

Dalit scholar’s suicide: BJP backs Irani’s clarification

January 21, 2016 9:41 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday backed Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's clarification on the Dalit scholar’s suicide case and accused the Congress of dividing the society by “playing politics” on such a sensitive issue. Irani had yesterday hit back at the critics and said that the suicide was not a ‘Dalit vs Non-Dalit confrontation’.

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