Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 | Last Update : 02:52 PM IST

Interview Of The Week

‘The 10th Schedule should be amended. Defections are a mockery of democracy’

The unfortunate part of today’s politics is that the legislature is being undermined, says Amroha MP.

21 Jul 2019 6:39 AM

‘Having a long-term policy to deal with terrorism is a major issue’

I am deliberately mentioning the Naxal problem in the end but the main area of focus for the government remains Kashmir, says Prakash Singh.

14 Jul 2019 4:51 AM

‘The vote in Lok Sabha polls in Bengal was for PM Modi & against appeasement’

For political gains, the Trinamul Congress had been indulging in the politics of appeasement, says Sidharth Nath Singh.

07 Jul 2019 6:55 AM

‘Rise in Iran-US tensions has harmed Indian strategic interests in Chabahar’

Trade is an important issue with President Trump and his administration has obviously tried to open up the Indian market to US goods.

03 Jul 2019 1:04 AM

I am grateful to Sonia & Rahul Gandhi for giving me this responsibility: Adhir

The Behrampur MP, known to be more of a grassroots leader, now wants to take the Opposition along to counter the BJP.

23 Jun 2019 1:42 AM

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‘We are not against any language but only against the imposition of Hindi’

The people of Tamil Nadu are opposing the imposition of Hindi but not against it as a language, says Ravikumar.

09 Jun 2019 2:43 AM

‘The BJP has not hesitated to make a blatant display of their majoritarianism’

I have seen Priyanka Gandhi as an effective and charismatic peson and somebody who is at ease with political work, says Shashi Tharoor.

02 Jun 2019 12:45 AM

‘We don’t believe in vote-bank politics but in the people’s politics’

There are still some parties who are based on dynasty politics and play caste-based and vote-bank politics, says Bhupender.

26 May 2019 5:47 AM

‘Why can’t nationalism be a poll issue? India is in safe hands’

The BJP has no intention of toppling the Madhya Pradesh government, says Chouhan.

19 May 2019 4:58 AM

‘A terrorist is no one’s friend... The global revulsion over Pulwama led to Azhar vote’

By March there was a broad-based coalition, unlike ever before, seeking the listing of Masood Azhar, says Syed Akbaruddin.

14 May 2019 5:35 AM

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‘I am waging a dharm-yudh against those who maligned Sanatan Dharma’

Bhopal is known for its lakes and Congress members encroached upon these lakes

12 May 2019 5:36 AM

‘Congress is the party that committed a scam even in the field of sports’

Narendra Modi’s name is a synonym for strong, decisive and transparent government which also empowers people, says Rathore.

05 May 2019 1:01 AM

So much to be done in India, says a desi neta from Japan

Yogendra Puranik, a naturalised Japanese, secured 6,477 votes, the fifth-highest of the 226,561 valid ballots cast on April 21.

30 Apr 2019 1:28 AM

‘There’s no sign of a Modi wave this time’

Milind Deora is contesting against Shiv Sena’s candidate Arvind Sawant from Mumbai South.

28 Apr 2019 11:53 PM

‘If Priyanka had fought from Varanasi... Modi would have lost’

All the work for development of the corridor has been given to Gujaratis. No local has got any job.

28 Apr 2019 4:46 AM

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‘The Congress Party has done a pretty good job on alliances’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps on talking about Pakistan, forgetting that the elections are being fought in India, says Kapil Sibal.

21 Apr 2019 5:08 AM

‘We are seeking votes on development as well as on national security’

We are not asking people to join our party depending on their caste, says Prakash Javadekar.

07 Apr 2019 1:44 AM

‘Be prepared to fight wars... in outer space’

The role of the kinetic kill vehicle is very significant and comes into play only at the end to kill the target, says Vijay Kumar Saraswat.

02 Apr 2019 5:44 AM

‘Rajiv Gandhi was more of a tinkerer, Rahul Gandhi is more of a thinker’

Pitroda, who has worked with both Rajiv Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, says that while the former was more of a “tinkerer”, the son is a “thinker”.

31 Mar 2019 2:37 AM

‘If Priyanka sincerely starts working from now, the Congress can see better results’

My good wishes are with her and I also congratulate her for the task she has been given officially by her party, says Sinha.

17 Mar 2019 5:56 AM

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