Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mamata Banerjee versus Narendra Modi: Who actually bought the Rs 1.8 crore painting?

For an ordinary person outside Bengal, the aggressive attack by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi might have come as surprise. One would wonder why she is so miffed with Modi’s innocent comments on her painting. All he wanted to know was the name of the person who Read more »

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Likes of Giriraj Singh, Pravin Togadia contradict Narendra Modi’s development pitch

With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha elections to conclude and a possible Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre, there is growing rhetoric from the Hindu right. While Modi is going around the country talking about the sins of the UPA government and the failure of the Indian National Congress Read more »

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If Manmohan Singh is the hero, Sonia Gandhi has to be the villain: The politics behind Sanjaya Baru’s book

Those of us who have been part of the Delhi political journalism circuit are well aware of a slew of anti-Manmohan Singh pieces in all leading publications in the last few months leading up to the elections. In fact, even news organisations that have otherwise been known to be pro-Congress were seen to be blaming Read more »

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