Reports in a section of the media last week that when the Congress organisational elections are held at the end of the year, Sonia Gandhi may continue as president since her health has improved, can be taken with a pinch of s
Wrong number Finance minister Arun Jaitley was at an international conference in Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan when culture minister Mahesh Sharma’s daughter came up to him and said in a very concerned voice that Nirmala was se
Irani wears mostly handlooms and though the Ikats, Pochampallys, Chanderis and Sanganeri block prints she favours may be colourful, they are also tasteful and showcase the diverse tradition of the country’s weavers.
At the Hyderabad House conference table when the two Prime Ministers sat down for discussions, the Bangladeshi contingent was taken aback to find that only one Indian minister, Babul Supriyo, was present.
As one of the four life trustees of Delhi’s prestigious India International Centre (IIC), Vatsyayan, the Gandhi family’s favourite cultural czarina, is now fighting to be declared president of the IIC.
Baba Ramdev was not active during the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand polls claiming to be on a maun vrat, but according to the political grapevine, the yoga guru did not want to campaign against a fellow Yadav in UP.
Despite the AIADMK whip, the party does not seem to be in any hurry to act against the 11 MLA supporters of O Panneerselvam who did not vote for Edappadi Palaniswami as chief minister in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
When they accepted a dinner invitation at a minister’s house in Chennai last week, most AIADMK MLAs had no clue that they would end up instead as guests at the Golden Bay Resort, some 100 kilometres from the state capital.
One of the most sought-after campaigners for BJP candidates in Uttar Pradesh is not a political heavyweight, but is in greater demand than leaders such as Rajnath Singh, Murli Manohar Joshi and Nitin Gadkari. The big draw on
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is upset that the Congress and SP did not include the JD(U) in their alliance in Uttar Pradesh. Sharad Yadav had suggested to Ghulam Nabi Azad that the JD(U) and RLD should join forces with t
VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan was in Delhi just before Pongal and met several Congresspersons, including lawyers Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Singhvi, to discuss how to deal with the disproportionate assets case still pendi