Troubled at Home

Dhirendra K. Jha

India’s Home Minister is getting it from all sides. If the Maoist menace is not a headache enough, he’s got critics on his back, angry colleagues, and even jealous vibes within the Congress to fend off.

‘PM, Chidambaram: Law unto Themselves’

Amaresh Mishra, handpicked by Digvijaya Singh to lead Congress’ anti-communal front, has accused Manmohan Singh and P Chidambaram of creating a ‘mindset of terror’ in the party.

Congress’ Secret Talks

While our government was waging war on the Maoists, the Congress secretly approached them for peace talks.

The Talks That Almost Were

A top Maoist ideologue has revealed how Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh had tried opening a secret backdoor channel with the CPI (Maoist). Did it have the approval of the party High Command?

Understanding Dalits: Rahul’s Stepping Stones

Rahul Gandhi’s original aim, as he once said, was simply to visit the homes of the poor, regardless of caste. The poorest huts only happened to be Dalit.

India This Week

New Faces in the Prime Minister’s Office; Not Counting Chickens; Munnar, a Paradise Lost

India This Week

Is Congress putting its House in Order?; HC Judge Demoted; Trouble for BBC Anchor; Scare of the Bad Old Days; Don’t Let the Kids Chicken Out

From INC to Congress Inc.

It was a party of educated professionals once, and Rahul Gandhi wants to make it so again. But his father before him had tried, and he will succeed only if he finds a new way to do it.

Slow Pace of Fast Change

The Rahul-led Congress has been on a rollercoaster that could disorient anybody else. The young leader, however, retains his smile.

The Great Congress Reconquest

India’s grand old party is sitting pretty, notching up one electoral triumph after another. Is the long forgotten Tina—there is no alternative—factor back with a bang?


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