Gautam Datt
Associate Editor
New Delhi
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Newsmaker: The race against time

The world has found new heroes.

Masters of the jigsaw

The numbers game

Gen Dalbir Singh tipped to be next J&K governor

The Modi government’s choice of new governor for Jammu and Kashmir seems to have narrowed down to former army chief Dalbir Singh (in pic).

L-G bound by Delhi govt advice: SC

The Supreme Court in a significant judgment on Wednesday ruled that the lieutenant governor is bound by the “aid and advice” of the council of ministers, seeking to end months of governance paralys

LG can’t overrule elected government, says apex court

The Supreme Court in a significant judgment on Wednesday ruled that the Lieutenant Governor is bound by the “aid and advice” of the council of ministers, seeking to end months of governance paralys

Political circles abuzz with talk of early Lok Sabha polls

The monsoon session of Parliament will start on July 18 amid a renewed buzz that it might be the last sitting of the present Lok Sabha as the government is likely to call for a fresh mandate this y

Newsmaker: Standing up to trolls

The social media assault on external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj is a symptom of a poison that makes people throw up bile and hatred.

A strategy to keep Cong on the defensive

Denouncing the imposition of Emergency in 1975 by Indira Gandhi has been an integral part of the BJP’s politics but the decibel levels against the dreadful decision has gone up significantly on the

Vital count: PM versus Singh's foreign visits

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes four years in office, one of the most talked about aspects of his tenure has been his foreign visits and coparisons are often drawn with is predecessor Man

Decline of leftwing extremism

The crackdown by the Maharashtra police on what is termed as ‘Urban Moists’ in the Bhima-Koregaon case has highlighted the penetration of leftwing extremism in the cities even as the government cla

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