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Rajeev Shukla

The writer, a former Union minister, is a Congress Rajya Sabha MP.

Ahmed Patel and Arun Jaitley — the problem solvers
Fri, Dec 04, 2020

Both could reach out across party lines, were modest and their parties' crisis managers

Play the new copyright act
Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Singers, composers are denied their due as music companies profiteer

Saving Siachen’s Soldiers
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

India and Pakistan should seriously rethink deployment in winter

Why would a fearless Netaji hide from his own motherland — that too after Independence?
Tue, Oct 20, 2015

The myth of Subhas Chandra Bose living incognito is just that — a myth.

House for Sachin
Thu, May 03, 2012

Tendulkar’s nomination is an endorsement of our parliamentary institutions

The Chawla factor
Fri, May 01, 2009

Now that Navin Chawla and V.S. Sampat have assumed charge as India’s chief election commissioner and election commissioner....

West side story
Fri, Apr 17, 2009

The latest peace deal signed by Pakistani President Asif Zardari with Taliban,ceding control of the Swat valley...

Temporary star
Fri, Apr 03, 2009

After the media spotlight fades away from Varun Gandhi,I hope he realizes the enormity of the blunder he has committed...

Counter the strike
Fri, Mar 20, 2009

The election commission must come out with elaborate guidelines on the code of conduct for administrative decision making.

Full innings
Fri, Feb 20, 2009

The commencement of the last session of Parliament last week marked the successful culmination of Dr. Manmohan Singh’s 13-party coalition government.

Courting contest
Fri, Feb 06, 2009

Controvesy and the Padma awards have gone together for many years,we have done little to stem the erosion of prestige of India’s premier civilian honours.

Fri, Jan 23, 2009

Like the rest of the world,Indians have plenty of reasons to ridicule or even vilify the outgoing US President George Bush.

A new neighbourhood
Tue, Jan 13, 2009

For more than two decades now,India’s geographic location had her reeling under cross-border terrorism from neighbouring states. The tide finally seems to be turning....

Persian puzzle
Sat, Mar 04, 2006

I do not wish to push the case of India voting against Iran at the IAEA, neither do I justify the American insistence on India’s vote, ...

One day, in Lahore
Sat, Feb 18, 2006

I had the opportunity to watch the recent Lahore one-dayer between India and Pakistan with President Pervez Musharraf. The avid cricket fan ...

Ground these protests
Sat, Feb 04, 2006

There is not a single rational contention to the government’s awarding of Delhi and Mumbai airport modernisation contracts, though irra...

Freedom to be safe
Sat, Jan 21, 2006

Despite the change of regime, Bihar’s law and order situation continues to be grim, with no decrease in the number of routine kidnappin...

Lights out in power ministry
Sat, Jan 07, 2006

Despite the hype and expectations, the ministry of power continues to hold back progressive initiatives of successive Central governments. T...

In ma-in-law’s defence
Sat, Dec 24, 2005

A few days ago Rajya Sabha discussed the issue of atrocities against women. The home minister cited statistics to show that most case of cri...

Mayawati’s touch of caste
Sat, Dec 10, 2005

The BSP’s victory in the recent state assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh is surprising, notwithstanding the fact that it comes soon...

Back to the Parliament
Sat, Nov 12, 2005

The forthcoming winter session of Parliament has 20 working days, excluding the weekend holidays. Four out of these 20 days are Fridays whic...

Bad Mileage
Sat, Oct 29, 2005

On earlier occasions I have commented on the inability of our major airports to cope with the heavy aviation rush. A Delhi-Mumbai or return ...

Quake Aftermath
Sat, Oct 15, 2005

Three years is a short time for national conscience to die. Still, the contrast in the public reaction to the devastating earthquakes in Guj...

Power Play
Sat, Oct 01, 2005

Strong reactions from domestic quarters have emerged after India’s decision to back the IAEA resolution against Iran’s nuclear pro...

A confident conversation
Sat, Sep 17, 2005

I had the opportunity to meet British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw during my recent visit to London as leader of an Indian MPs delegation. I...