Gautam Datt
Associate Editor
New Delhi
My Stories
BJP hopes to break out of opposition hold on RS

One fourth of the 245-seat upper chamber of Parliament will have new members next month allowing the ruling BJP to improve its strength in the house where the opposition has often torpedoed several

Xi power grab spells trouble for India

A muted alarm is ringing in New Delhi where caution has occupied the front rows over the prospects of dealing with Chinese President Xi Jinping over a long period.

Carrying deep scars

Samba in 2013 and 2015; Pathankot, Uri and Nagrota in 2016; Kupwara in 2017; now, Jammu in 2018.

BJP challenges North East power centres

The great Indian election yatra is passing through the North East where two longest-serving chief ministers are guarding their turfs from a new resurgent BJP while in the third a former chief minis


A gust of opportunity is blowing in New Delhi where political winds seldom remain still.

Prez speech provides window to govt vision

President Kovind’s speech to the joint session of Parliament at the start of the budget session gave the outline of the Modi government’s policy push.

‘Pink’ survey stresses gender issues

In a unique bid to highlight the importance of gender equality in nation-building and economic prosperity, the Economic Survey 2017-18 painted itself in pink.

Urban Guerrilla

Jantar Mantar, the nondescript intersection close to Connaught Place, in quite literally the heart of the national capital, had morphed into India’s very own Tehrir Square.

Modi’s unprecedented diplomatic offensive

Out of the box thinking has become an essential feature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy.

Top judges voice concern over CJI functioning

Four top Supreme Court judges on Friday stunned the nation by making the rarest public opinion expressing their unhappiness over the way the Chief Justice of India justice Dipak Mishra was assignin