Virendra Kapoor

Virendra Kapoor is a political commentator based in Delhi

Political Partisanship

Ahead of the ODI World Cup final in Ahmedabad, a number of opposition leaders seemed concerned that BJP would try and capitalise on India winning the championship

24 November 2023
A Pollution-Free Delhi?

“Please note the date and year”

10 November 2023
Durbar Politics of 2002

About a move to make Atal Bihari Vajpayee President and hand over the prime ministership to deputy and then-Home Minister LK Advani

27 October 2023
Rahul Gandhi's Photo-Ops

How the growing up process of the 53-year-old Congress princeling remains incomplete

13 October 2023
Religion and Ethics

If you are ethical, you don’t have to follow any religion

29 September 2023
The Pretend-Liberals

They don’t really require an excuse to unleash a volley of vile invectives against the government

01 September 2023

A new name for the old wine in a new bottle

18 August 2023
Modi Factor

The respondents considered Modi a strong and charismatic leader who alone could stand up to a belligerent China and a hostile Pakistan

04 August 2023
When the VVIP is Home

And the questioning eyes assessing all the passersby

21 July 2023
Don’t Rule Out Sharad Pawar

For doing all manner of somersaults

07 July 2023


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