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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Congress plenary: The real stuff behind the headlines

There is much more to the Congress carnival at Raipur than the speeches of Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi

28 Feb 2023 12:00 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Slow economic growth a major challenge for govt

The MPC statement shows that inflation remains an issue of concern, something that the FM refused to take into account in her Budget

22 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Using stick isn’t the way to deter child marriages

Sarma has followed the letter of the law in his zeal to fight the social evil of child marriage.

10 Feb 2023 12:39 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Dreams left undisturbed in Budget amid economic lull

The 2023-24 Union Budget of Ms Sitharaman can at best be described as a Budget of idle curiosities, lacking any sense of urgency

03 Feb 2023 12:00 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | SC leaves a lot of loose ends with demonetisation ruling

Demonetisation is mainly a policy issue, and an impartial examination of the details will show that it was done without much forethought

04 Jan 2023 12:05 AM


Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | India’s culture wars: A clash of ignorant armies

There is also the basic question whether the Hindu liberals are really liberal, and whether the Hindu reactionaries are conservative

26 Dec 2022 2:30 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Govt has it easy in Parl session as Opp. miss their mark

Prime Minister Modi and the ruling BJP have sent out the message that the Opposition is in direct and indirect ways anti-national

24 Dec 2022 9:03 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Will Japan’s rearmament impact India’s China ties?

Japan’s decision to strengthen its military will have definite implications for the Quad -- comprising the US, Japan, Aus & India

21 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | The hidden politics behind Supreme Court’s collegium

On the face of it, the collegium system is indeed untenable in principle in a democratic system. But it is not a simple issue

07 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Gujarat, Modi’s home base, remains a testing ground

Gujarat, is not a cakewalk for either the BJP or Mr Modi, and the PM is also keen to prove that he remains unbeaten on his home ground

30 Nov 2022 12:00 AM


Book Review | Was Ambedkar Gandhi’s best critic or worst?

Review of 'Ambedkar: A Life by Shashi Tharoor'

06 Nov 2022 1:58 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Mulayam: A socialist who managed contradictions

It would be naïve to impose labels on Mulayam Singh Yadav or to find traces of ideological consistency

12 Oct 2022 12:01 AM

Book Review | The success and sacrifice of India’s last political hero

Excerpt from The Life and Times of George Fernandes By Rahul Ramagundam

18 Sep 2022 1:25 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Why Sitharaman’s appeal to India Inc seems misplaced

FM Nirmala Sitharaman made it evident that the government’s policies have been private sector-friendly through measures like the PLIs

17 Sep 2022 12:16 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Will Congress heed what Ghulam Nabi had to say?

Mr Azad’s criticism of Rahul is what the Congress badly needs

29 Aug 2022 9:01 AM


Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | India@75 mood: Uneasy sense of triumphalism…

Both Atal Behari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh functioned as Prime Ministers and the country moved, and no one felt the need to idolise them

14 Aug 2022 11:50 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Let SC act: End arbitrary arrests over flimsy FIRs

The BJP and other right-wing entities have taken up cudgels against Mr Zubair, and the secular elements are up in arms against Ms Sharma

21 Jul 2022 11:30 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Why Modi’s reaching out to minorities, not just Hindus

BJP did get the Muslim vote in the 2022 UP Assembly elections, as pointed out by Hilal Ahmed in his analysis of the result

16 Jul 2022 12:46 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Many twists in Maha drama: Will Shinde be actual victor?

The ongoing political drama in Maharashtra, with its interesting twists and turns, may not have really ended with the swearing-in of Shinde

03 Jul 2022 11:56 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Govt’s surprise moves: The lack of transparency visible

Agnipath announcement has all the elements of a surprise move without any serious thinking and planning behind it

21 Jun 2022 10:30 PM