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Silver-Haired Sikandar Bakht

By Rajdeep Sardesai Long before Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, there was Sikandar Bakht. For almost two decades, the silver-haired Bakht was the ‘Muslim face’ of the BJP, it’s defence to the charge of being a ‘Hindus only’ party. When Atal Behari Vajpayee became prime minister for the first time in 1996, Mr Bakht was made the […]
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Narendra Modi’s Governance & Clean India campaign gets india vote, Kejriwal is second most popular leader – India Today Survey

Perception has been described variously by various wise men. That it is reality. That there is no truth, only perception, and so on. Narendra Damodard as Modi could add that it is also a double-edged sword. And when combined with impatience, a volatile force. The leader who so grandiloquently arrived on the national stage riding […]
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FIR against Giriraj Singh for ‘white skin’ comment against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Sonia hits back!

The court ordered the local Mithanpura police station to immediately lodge an FIR against Giriraj Singh and report to the court within a week’s time. A day after Union Minister and Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Giriraj Singh sparked controversy with his ‘white skin’ comment against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a local court in Bihar, […]
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Emotional Kejriwal narrates the sequence of dramatic moments at the National Executive, Was jailed for 15 days on Prashant’s advise, declined Personal Bond, how many have you done so?

A day after it ousted rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the National Executive, adopting a resolution in a National Council meeting, that witnessed extreme acrimony and allegations flying thick between two warring sides, the Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday released the video of party’s national convenor Arvind Kejriwal’s speech where he said […]
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DK Ravi’s father-in-law Hanumantharayappa – My son was constantly under threat

Bengaluru: Amidst conflicting reports that strained personal relationships and a romantic link with a woman IAS officer drove D.K. Ravi to suicide, his father-in-law Hanumantharayappa sought to set the record straight claiming he did not notice  anything abnormal in the IAS officer’s behaviour. In an interview with Deccan Chronicle, he admitted to the fact that […]