Coomi Kapoor has been a journalist for the last four decades. Her forte has been political reporting. She has witnessed the shifting power equations in the capital -- from Indira Gandhi’s regime to the rise of the Aam Aadmi Party. She is presently contributing editor to The Indian Express. Earlier, she worked for the newspaper as chief reporter, special correspondent and editor, Delhi. Coomi has worked in several publications in different capacities. She was principal correspondent, India Today, editor news, Sunday Mail, bureau chief, Indian Post and political editor, Illustrated Weekly. She has been writing a political diary in a lighter vein since 1985 and her syndicated column was carried by many newspapers. She was also stringer for The Times, London, and columnist for The Star, Malaysia.
Congress members are curious whether the widely distributed questionnaire is part of Rahul’s efforts at democratising the party or a subtle way of finding out who is in which camp.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi discusses India-Pakistan relations with NSA Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, Doval does most of the talking.
PM Narendra Modi's tweet on Monday took most people in the government by surprise.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur responds to all media queries about the board while BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya is silent.
What Dulat does not mention is that Khan, on one of his trips to India, had breakfast with then prime minister Manmohan Singh at Race Course Road.
The MEA's attitude towards the talks by the two heads of government is interesting.
The US is upset over the Home Ministry’s stringent action against the Ford Foundation, which has made its continuation in India problematic.
The BJP feels its best strategy is to ride out the storm, at least till after the Bihar assembly elections.
On the International Yoga Day, there was no shortage of yoga enthusiasts. However, a shortage of mats was the problem.
In his licence application, Tomar attached only his school leaving certificate, and not his ‘fake’ college degree.
The problem is that Natarajan expects the BJP to accommodate her by awarding her with some post.
The government has set up a task force to study and put forward an authoritative account of Ballabhbhai Patel’s achievements, most notably his integration of the princely states.
Earlier the same day, Singh had strongly criticised Modi, so the meeting later in the day blunted the edge of his assault on the government.
Not travelling with Modi is just one part of it; the media are not permitted to even stay in the same hotel as the PM.
Despite his hectic schedule of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is learning to play golf at the prestigious Delhi Golf Club.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a spring cleaning of his office and residence at Race Course Road. Twelve truckloads of stuff was removed in the clean-up drive.
The bold Hindi play Kishan v/s Kanhaiya staged in the auditorium of Parliament House library left MPs by surprise.
PM Narendra Modi broke with convention on at least three occasions on his recent visit to France, Germany and Canada.
Unlike others who have had to leave after completing their parliamentary terms, Amar Singh has so far managed to stay on.
Some of Anil Vij’s earlier tweets can also be interpreted as innuendoes against M L Khattar.
T K Viswanathan, has written to both Narendra Modi and Pranab Mukherjee that the Delhi Fire Service had refused to give a fire safety clearance to the building.
In 1950s’ Delhi, newspaper offices had little room and no toilets for women. But Kamla Mankekar barged her way in. This is her story.
Sharad Yadav was at the centre of a controversy last week over his comments on south Indian women.
Ever since there was a hue and cry over his dressing, there has been a subtle change in Modi’s sartorial style.
The Congress is unable to persuade Captain Amarinder Singh to attend the House regularly.
As an editor Vinod Mehta never pulled rank, giving correspondents a free hand if he felt they had a valid story to tell.
Kejriwal called Hazare his guru during the Lokpal campaign, which he exploited to become a nationally known figure.
Lalu once hoped that his eldest daughter Misa would marry Yadav’s eldest son Akhilesh.
Long ago, when they were buddies, Pravin Togadia rode the bike with Narendra Modi as pillion.
There was understandable gloom on the day, as the trends of the Delhi results became clear.
Sometimes, even with the best of intentions, things can go awry.
Given the President’s reluctance to clear Ramdev’s name, the BJP had to and urge him to decline the award.
Rules do not permit Jashodaben to travel in the SPG car even though she enjoys going on pilgrimages.
A cabinet minister became nervous on hearing about the ministerial reshuffle since he feared that PM might feel that his performance was not up to scratch.
Modi’s absence at Shakti Sthal to pay respects on the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi was criticised by Congresspersons.
The Press Council for the first time picked one not by consensus but through a secret ballot.