Gautam Datt
Associate Editor
New Delhi
My Stories
Sinha calls for lokshakti to check rajshakti

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has fired a fresh salvo at the Modi government calling for lokshakti (people’s power) to control rajshakti (might of the government).

Up ahead, by-polls to convey nation’s mood

Opinion is divided over whether by-poll results can be an indicator of public mood but elections for eight Lok Sabha seats are being billed, at least by the opposition, as a mid-term referendum on

‘The social media campaign against Rahul has backfired on the BJP’: Sushmita Dev

Sushmita Dev, Congress MP from Silchar in Assam and the new president of All India Mahila Congress, is the daughter of veteran Congressman and Union minister Santosh Mohan Dev.

Awaiting Rahul’s anointment

The nervousness in the voice has gone and the shaky, unconfident speeches have disappeared.

IAF chopper crashes 5 crew members, 2 armymen dead

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 V5 helicopter ferrying kerosene to army’s forward posts on China border crashed in the Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh killing five crew members and two army person

0f the lip, cup and slip & democracy

One of the major contributors in the BJP’s emphatic victory in 2014 general election was the clever exploitation of the social media.

The task is cut out for defence minister

Nirmala Sitharaman has taken over as the first woman full-fledged defence minister. Her appointment has raised hope that there will be some stability in the ministry.


Even before he was hand-picked to be prime minister Narendra Modi’s National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval had earned a reputation for being India’s foremost spook.

Newsmaker: Unfriendly neighbours

Three years ago, Chinese president Xi Jinping took a leisurely stroll at the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fake news crosses the red line to manufacture anger When a BJP leader in Bengal was arrested on charges of spreading fake news and creating communal disharmony, it gave away the plan to manufacture public opinion.