These are trying times. Even some friends are turning. They probably see their interest better protected by keeping their options open for adjustments, should excesses increase. And even if they show their residual spunk by digging in their heels in favour of Lucknow's iconic Tunday Kababi, how will it help matters?
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) Unlike a politician or a royal, both of which he is, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh does not hold back on sharing information about himself. This is reflected in his just-released authorised biography.
Narendra Modi's emergence as the most dominant politician in today's India, as the Congress's P. Chidambaram has said, means that he is now the master of all he surveys.
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) The stupendous victory of the Congress in the just-concluded assembly polls in Punjab may be credited to a variety of factors, but unintended help also came from the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine and new political entrant AAP.
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) With Holi, the Festival of Colours, concluding, it seems to be time for some fireworks in the Samajwadi Party (SP), which was humbled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the just-concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
New York, March 14 (IANS) Researchers have found evidence of a white dwarf star orbiting a likely black hole at a distance of only 961,000 km -- just about 2.5 times the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
Panaji, March 13 (IANS) In a case of delicious political irony, Goa Forward MLA Vijai Sardesai, the man often referred to as a 'fixer' in public discourse by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, was the one who literally 'fixed' Parrikar's chief ministership.
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) Power does not necessarily ensure electoral victory - and so it proved for ministers of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's government, with people overwhelmingly rejecting them in the just-concluded assembly elections.
Washington, March 4 (IANS) First Donald Trump got a portrait of the populist seventh President Andrew Jackson dusted out and hung in his Oval Office, close to his desk.
In the confrontation between the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Leftist students in the various campuses, the saffron brotherhoods muscular nationalism is facing stiff resistance not so much from the traditional politicians, despite their occasional interventions, as from the students.
Patna, March 1 (IANS) Angry over Bihar Excise and Prohibition Minister Abdul Jalil Mastan's reported video clip asking people to beat Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photograph with shoes, the BJP members on Wednesday disrupted the proceeding in the state assembly.