Gautam Datt
Associate Editor
New Delhi
My Stories
Newsmaker: Awaiting a new turn in TN

The four legends of Tamil Nadu politics lay buried in Chennai’s Marina,beach. MG Ramachandran rests next to CN Annadurai.

Congress rearguard action on citizenship

The politics over National Register of Citizens (NRC) has taken a curious turn with the Congress shedding its ambiguous position distanced from West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s fierce o

The road to being an Indian

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) was first prepared in 1951 on the basis of the 1951 census.

Newsmaker: Rootless in Assam

At least theoretically for time being, the population of Assam will be reduced by four million in a stroke if all those who have not made it to the draft National Register of Citizenship (NRC) are

Newsmaker: The Khan in his lair

Balle ki balle balle!” (Hurray, it’s the bat!) sang supporters of Imran Khan as it became clear on counting day that his election symbol, the bat, was in the driving seat.

The Rafale Saga

The Indian Air Force has been looking for a new potent fighter jet for almost 20 years now as it has not added a new aircraft in its fleet since the late 1990s when the contract for the purchase of

Govt flip-flop adds to aircraft pricing mystery

The Congress is refusing to let the controversy over the Rafale deal die down as it moved notices of privilege against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman for misle

Race for opposition leadership as TMC throws hat in the ring

The fledgling index of Opposition’s unity is yet to show signs of turning into a mature robust anti-Modi front.

LS to take up no-confidence motion against Govt on Friday

The government is headed for a showdown with the opposition in Parliament as Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan accepted the no-confidence motion against the ruling dispensation moved by the Telugu

Stormy Monsoon session on cards as Oppn set to corner govt

The monsoon session of Parliament will convene later this week under the shadow of dark clouds hovering over the national capital throwing open possibilities of yet another washout.