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Interview Of The Week

‘Distortion of democracy is evident. Is its dismantling on the way?’

There is no clarity of thought and vision in the government on how to get the economy back on track, says Salman Khurshid.

08 Sep 2019 7:57 AM

‘Pak’s nuke talk is loose talk, but cannot rule out a limited war’

National security is not just defence; it is all other departments put together, says VP Malik.

01 Sep 2019 2:02 AM

‘Siddaramaiah behind fall of our govt, I’ll now fight both Congress & BJP’

He asserted that the present BJP government headed by Mr B.S. Yediyurappa may not complete its term.

27 Aug 2019 7:10 AM

‘Persecution, not prosecution’

We want to go to the Supreme Court as it is our constitutional right to challenge the order in a higher court, says Kapil.

25 Aug 2019 7:15 AM

‘Jammu & Ladakh have been victims of Nehru’s sympathy for Sheikh Abdullah’

Article 370 was just an administrative mechanism between the Union government and the state — it was nothing more than that, says Rakesh Sinha.

18 Aug 2019 3:28 AM

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‘It could have been done better... but BJP had put Art. 370 dilution upfront in its manifesto’

The people of Kashmir are bound to feel unhappy and betrayed about this, says Ashwani Kumar.

11 Aug 2019 7:55 AM

‘Govt has a total majority for passing bills, so Opposition voices are not heard’

The government has a total majority, so our voices are not really heard, even though several young MPs are raising their voices, says Vishnu Prasad.

28 Jul 2019 7:15 AM

‘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

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‘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

‘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

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‘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

‘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

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