Politics

Not Every Move Is A ‘Chanakya’ Move

End of a Beginning or A Beginning of an End Faisal Fareed An incident alone has the potential to redefine the fate of an individual and when it comes to politics, the rule gets all the more effective. There a...

The Lucknow Pact

The Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity The pact represents a major milestone in the history of India struggling to free herself from the clutches of the British raj. In the race of finding her own identity, came...

The Tipu Story

A sketch of a Young Chief Minister, Frank Huzur This is the time for young guns of modern India to contemplate their thoughts for meaningful actions. Arise and fight! You will not grow while you cower in the ...

Palestinian Lessons in Life

Rafeef Ziadah is a third-generation Palestinian refugee and a captivating spoken word artist. Her music and poetry is inspired by socio-political themes like migration, war and, of course, the return to Palesti...

Gandhi’s Swaraj

Dr Alok Bajpai revisits Gandhi's call to Indians for rule over self and not rule of self On 15 August 1947 when Jawaharlal Nehru reminded us of our 'Tryst with destiny ' Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, mentor fo...

Azad’s Pledge!

Jawed Naqvi revisits Abul Kalam Azad's India wins Freedom The lady at the adjoining table of the club restaurant gazed steadily at Maulana Azad's autobiography I was scouring, as she licked the remains of th...

Modi in and mother and son out!

Never before has a General Election changed the political hue of a country like the 2014 elections, writes Vijay Dutt. By the time counting was over on 16th May, a saffron tsunami took over the country, givi...
April Cover Story

The Importance of Being Lucknow

The political fortune of Lucknow is tied to its prime location in the heart of the lush plains of the fertile Ganga Valley, reports Mehru Jaffer It is not very difficult to understand why the Bhartiya Janata P...
Rahul Gandhi

Losing hope in Rahul?

Saiyed Danish wonders if the Rahul factor has gone up in smoke inside the Congress party? “Ten years ago, I was an ardent supporter of Rahul Gandhi and picked fights with friends over him but now I find it h...

The hold your breath election this April

Vijay Dutt reports from Delhi on what boils over this election month in the political kettle apart from tea! General elections are held in the country every five years. But this April, the elections are expect...