The Shiv Sena is being very bold and courageous in admitting that there are really no differences between the Congress and the BJP in terms of ideology.
A friend of mine who had to recently visit Mantralaya on business has not been able to stop grumbling. Sujata Anandan writes.
BS Yeddyurappa can do to the BJP in Karnataka precisely what Sharad Pawar has done to the Congress: play not just kingmaker but also a spoiler.
By promoting a patriarchal mindset women are doing a disservice to their cause.
So Maharasahtra’s deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar makes a crass comment about farmers suffering drought (“Should I pee into the dams?” he asks) and then he goes on a day-long fast to do `penance' for that crudity and insensitivity.
Ajit Pawar isn't the first politician to make a crass comment on farmers' plight.
Agirculture Minister Sharad Pawar's credibility has never been at such a low ebb as now.
Will the word 'politician' ever become synonymous with 'gentleman' in India? Sujata Anandan asks in her weekly column.
This Sunday morning I was pleasantly surprised to hear Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar finally say what I have been saying for months: the Bihar model of development is far better than the one espoused by Narendra Modi in Gujarat. Sujata Anandan writes.
Years ago, as Sharad Pawar refused to name a political heir, one worthy aspirant told me: “I don’t care who it is, so long as we know, well, who it is. Sujata Anandan reports.
There were too many voices against the Gujarat Chief Minister during the state election for them not to count for something.
Last week’s Hyderabad blast seems as senseless as 2011’s at Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai. But it is time agencies were given a free hand to unmask those behind them, writes Sujata Anandan.
I met Hemant Fitter, a spokesperson of the Gujarat Parivartan Party, for the first time outside a counting centre in Gujarat when he was predicting doom for the Gujarat chief minister. Sujata Anandan writes.
Union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's 'hail fellow well met' style can be very deceptive. People tend to forget that he was both a cop and a law officer before he became a politician and that while he may have a beautiful smile; he also has some iron teeth. Sujata Anandan writes.
21st century and both the Thackeray cousins need to evolve a fresh new agenda to keep the Marathi manoos from straying or walking straight into the arms of people like Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, writes Sujata Anandan.