Sonia

  • Jasoos Kutty & Shashi Tharoor's love for Modi

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    This is the All India Radio. News read by Saramma Prime Minister Narendra Modi directs his party MPs not to touch his ...

  • The Education of Smriti and Nadhiya

    Women at work |  Nirupama Subramanian
    Unless you have been living under a rock, you could not have missed the brouhaha about our HRD minister's educational qualification. Is Smriti Irani a...

  • Did fighting corruption rob Sonia Gandhi's UPA of victory in the 2014 election?

    Not Worth Another Word |  Sreedhar Pillai
    Amid all that euphoria of the massive election victory of the BJP, when the whole world was impatiently watching the steps of its would be...

  • Post-poll, after Congress defeat, the party may face an existential problem

    Guest Blog |  Capt G R Gopinath
    Priyanka burst on the Amethi election scene like an onset of Spring. Literally and metaphorically. She was a riot of colors in her elegant sarees...

  • HY Sharadaprasad who did not write and Sanjaya Baru who wrote

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    Sanjaya Baru, former media advisor to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has just dropped a bombshell by releasing a tell - all memoir on his...

  • More Loyal Than The King

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Modi's silence on the foot-soldiers who act in his name is disturbing General elections! Yet rendered somewhat joyless by the creeping authoritarianism which seems ...

  • An open letter to Rahul Gandhi on 'nonsense ordinance'

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Dear Rahulji Damned if you do, damned if you don't: as someone who has long advocated in these columns the need for you to ...

  • Rahul Gandhi shows who is the real boss, PM looks even more pathetic than what we think

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    The withdrawal of the ordinance to protect the convicted politicians by the Union Cabinet has cleared all doubts over the real boss once and for...

  • One side of the see-saw

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    In Parliament, there is a deadening artificial consensus between all parties The Monsoon Session of Parliament has drawn to a busy close, with MPs ...

  • Sonia Gandhi forced to take charge as Rahul fails to deliver

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win!": Mahatma Gandhi. Sonia Gandhi is no Mahatma (although sycophantic ...

  • To be (the PM) or not to be, Rahul's Hamletian dilemma continues

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    India's two main national parties are facing distinctly contrarian leadership dilemmas: while the BJP is confronted with managing the vaulting ambitions of its multiple leaders,...

  • Will Sonia take a leaf out of Indira Gandhi's book and go for snap polls?

    Fresh air |  Vivek Sengupta
    Since India is a parliamentary democracy, there is always the possibility of a party, precariously in power, seeking to consolidate its position by calling a...

  • Robert Vadra: Will the truth ever come out?

    Voice Over |  Rajen Garabadu
    Ten years ago, I bought a new apartment under construction in DLF Exclusive Floors, Phase V, Gurgaon. I took a loan from ICICI Bank to...

  • Is Rahul Gandhi ready for the big role?

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    Now with the presidential election a thing of the past, the Congress has finally decided to gear up for 'Mission 2014' with Rahul Gandhi announcing...

  • Mixed feelings for Sachin the MP

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In a nation of multiple gods, mortals run the risk of being elevated to divinity. With cricket as contemporary India's mass religion, Sachin Tendulkar has...

  • Politics of shakti

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Decoding amma, didi, behnji and madam. Respect the Trinamool Congress, or else, warns the Ma Durga of West Bengal. Accept that Tamil Nadu operates ...

  • Pranab holds a poorly led UPA together

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Conventional wisdom has it that there are two power centres in the UPA; in reality, there have been three. As chairperson of the UPA, Sonia...

  • We missed you, Sonia Gandhi

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine, the French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic, once said,...

  • Power Bahu

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    As Sonia Gandhi recovers from her highly secretive surgery, there are justifiable questions as to why the Indian public is not allowed to know what...

  • It's Government vs country now!

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    The ever increasing divide between the Government and the Civil Society is bound to undo the country's achievements. Sadly, neither of the three - the...

  • Rajdeep Sardesai: Advani's apology remarkable

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Last week L K Advani did what is considered extremely unusual for an Indian politician: he said 'sorry'. Predictably, in a political environment not used...

  • The Reddy Republic

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    When Karnataka's infamous Reddy brothers make their Diwali gift list this year, they might consider sending a large present to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Had...

  • An open letter to Manmohan Singh

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Dear Dr Singh, At the outset, many congratulations on completing six years in office, making you the longest serving Indian prime minister since Indira ...