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Sheila Dikshit: Infrastructure with inclusion

That’s the image Sheila Dikshit built nationally for Delhi.

A politician above politics

Sheila Dikshit was a person of many colours and contrasts.

From Plate to Plough: A win-win deal

Replacing subsidies with direct cash transfers to farmers’ accounts will empower them as well as consumers.

When Trump meets Imran

The essence of talks: What General Bajwa can deliver on regional peace, what he wants in return.

The Daughter Disadvantage

Fairer system of parental care would lead to more equality in families.

Forty Years Ago: July 22, 1979

Charan Singh may ultimately have to fight against either Desai, who is fighting every inch to retain the leadership of the Janata Party in Parliament, or Jagjivan Ram, who wants to capture the party from Desai.

Its Sonbhadra test

Government in Uttar Pradesh will be watched for steps taken — and not taken — to bring justice for the victims.

On the Loose: Chasing Happiness

The flawed but essential plan to solve inner angst

Delhi’s leader

Sheila Dikshit had a clear-eyed vision of urban governance and a persuasive politics to implement it.

Marcelo Bielsa: No World Cup, No European titles, still the best coach in the world

The reason for Marcelo Bielsa’s formidable reputation stems partly from his passion for the sport, a passion that is so far-reaching that it encompasses everything around the game, even life itself.

Narendra Modi has the opportunity to shape India as he wishes, but must take risks

Risks imply the willingness to suffer costs if you want benefits. It is not possible to have change which hurts no one. One must compensate the losers but not let them stop the positive change. It involves breaking with the old culture

Amit Shah has mounted an ambitious gameplan to trigger enough defections in Rajya Sabha by year-end

The BJP is focused on Uttar Pradesh since any MP who resigns will automatically be re-elected to the Upper House on a BJP ticket with the help of its large numbers in the state Assembly. Two BSP MPs and two SP MPs have been earmarked as potential targets.