Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari are likely to cross each other, shake hands and even exchange a few words in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg.
A gung ho Congress led by the Gandhi scion young Rahul after having won an incredible win in the recent general elections is now preparing to go ahead and hold the much overdue organizational elections to the grand old party.
Murmurs of discontent within the Left is getting stronger against a leadership which is being seen as one which has failed. But will it lead to any changes?
Phulwarisharif in Bihar sounds colourful and flowery. But it has become the crucible for terrorist activity in the state. Madhubani too does not sound honey-tinted anymore, what with a hardcore terrorist and a top LeT man’s trail leading to the district once known for its intricate mud-wall paintings.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan is beset by problems – both political and governance. Made worse by his mentor Lal Krishna Advani’s unsure position in the Delhi hierarchy.
It is a corruption of gargantuan proportions at the cost of the poorest of the poor. A Central scheme – aimed at providing minimum employment at minimum wages – is being used by politicians, bureaucrats and village officials to swindle the hapless and the helpless.
Shashi Tharoor is an enthusiastic twitter. He could do well in the I&B ministry or may be train some of them who are.
Why is Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi allowed to dodge the ghosts of 2002, even as the media puts others on trial?
After the collapse of Communism in 1989, Poland is poised to celebrate its 20th anniversary of freedom and democracy. As a new EU member, Poland is a country which can boast rapid economic development and political transformation. Renu Malhotra speaks with the Ambassador of Poland HE Piotr Klodkowski, on the country’s journey since the fall of Communism 20 years ago.