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Monday, May 27, 2019
Sujata Anandan

Sujata Anandan

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I wonder if the Sena and the AIMIM know that Bal Thackeray was the first person ever in India to lose his voting rights and that to contest elections for hate speeches he had made during a 1987 byelection to Vile Parle.

articles by Sujata Anandan (508 results)
May 21, 2019 22:19
Before the exit polls became fashionable and electronic voting machines (EVMs) were introduced in the country, Pawar has had an uncanny knack of getting his seat and poll estimates exactly right down to the last decimal. read more
May 15, 2019 00:09
Both Rahul Gandhi and Riteish Deshmukh, whose fathers have been targeted, have politely emphasised their points quite effectively read more
May 08, 2019 04:49
“Do you want to meet Madam or not?” Narayan Rane was asked sternly by Sonia’s secretary. “She hasn’t given him an appointment as yet.” read more
May 08, 2019 00:02
Narayan Rane never realised that the Congress is a party that never rewards its parvenus beyond a point read more
Apr 30, 2019 22:59
Considering the general somnolence of the metropolis where neither the rich nor the poor have the time for much, but the business of living, it was heartening to note that the middle class still remembers the man who died saving their city from Pakistani... read more
Apr 24, 2019 05:54
Pankaja Munde, a state minister, has earned herself an appellation for allegedly inflating bills of nutritious meals provided to children in anganwadis, as also more recently of mobile phones provided to anganwadi workers. read more
Apr 24, 2019 00:15
The BJP is raising some enfants terribles who seem not to know the difference between right and wrong. read more
Apr 16, 2019 19:25
At his recent rally in Solapur, Raj produced the very model who had left for greener pastures in search for a job and relocated to Pune read more
Apr 09, 2019 18:16
Over the past weeks, I have been increasingly impressed by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray’s political makeover read more
Apr 02, 2019 19:03
The alliance with the Shiv Sena is of crucial importance to the BJP. read more
Mar 26, 2019 18:14
Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who is proving to be far more astute than detractors would give him credit for, chose his close aide and the son of Murli Deora to head the city Congress read more
Mar 20, 2019 00:55
Some years ago, in Goa, however, the Congress had set a policy that not more than one member of any family would contest the same election that year read more
Mar 13, 2019 00:06
In his 50-year-long career in politics, Pawar has contested 14 elections and won every single one of them, including in 1984 after the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi read more
Mar 05, 2019 23:39
In 2014, Sharad Pawar chose to snub Rahul Gandhi by staying away from the meeting after the latter had to stand in for his mother who had taken ill read more
Feb 27, 2019 00:03
I have never been a war-monger because of that early exposure to the personal price we pay for other people’s goals read more