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"Modi Government is working for the farmers with utmost integrity"

November 5, 2016 07:38

How do you see your two-years tenure? What’s the prevailing condition in agriculture? The Agriculture Ministry has done exemplary work in the last two years.....

Our preparation has clearly perturbed the opposition

May 5, 2016 22:12

This can be a make or break election for the party in Uttar Pradesh. Are the preparations good enough .....

Sabka Saath, sabka vikas is our ideology, and not mere rhetoric

April 5, 2016 19:02

You once were an active member of the previous ruling dispensation. Now, you are serving as a .......

'NCP does not have numbers in the Lok Sabha'

February 7, 2014 15:28

For a long time now, there has been the demand to grant industry status to agriculture, even though....

In UP, we will repeat results of the 1998 polls

November 15, 2013 14:05

I have been given this responsibility because UP is the most politically crucial state in the country. It is not that BJP does not have

'Digvijay-controlled opposition is in disarray'

August 16, 2013 12:12

I believe I have the support of everyone, old people, children, women, Muslims, Dalits, all sections of society are showering their blessings on us.

"Taihoku plane crash is the most probable theory"

May 2, 2013 18:31

Anita Bose Pfaff was an infant when she last met her father. She grew up under the burden of being the only bloodline of Subhash Chandra Bose – Netaji – one of India’s most celebrated freedom fighters, who some some scholars believe, could have posed a stiff challenge to Jawaharlal Nehru to become India’s first Prime Minister.

"If militancy and gun culture resurface in Kashmir, responsibility is India's"

March 7, 2013 18:11

The oldest surviving hardline separatist, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, after being released after a 19-day house arrest in New Delhi following the execution of Afzal Guru, tells Aditya Raj Kaul in an exclusive interview that India should be prepared for the consequences of the hanging.

"I am going to enforce party discipline"

February 7, 2013 11:41

Rajnath Singh is a BJP leader who is well rooted to the ground. Starting off as district BJP president at 22, this former RSS pracharak has negotiated the rocky pathway of politics quite deftly– president of BJP’s youth wing, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, former Chief Minister UP for a short term, Union Minister and a stint as BJP president during the NDA’s ill-fated campaign in 2009. But his individual 40-year journey in politics is marked by simplicity and honesty. After assuming charge for a second term as the BJP president, Singh who is in control of the main opposition party in the run up to the 2014 General Elections, talks in a wide ranging interview with A Sandeep and Anil Pandey

"For the first time, the growth rate in MP has climbed to over 10 per cent”

November 9, 2012 16:34

MP was in a bad state and figured on the list of BIMARU states. People wanted change. The growth rate in this state has traditionally hovered around the 3 to 4 per cent mark. Now for the first time, it has topped 10 per cent to reach 12 per cent. That is a significant achievement.

"Our democracy has been kidnapped"

September 28, 2012 15:39

His rumpled white shirt, soft demeanor and graying beard will defy the stereotype, but the last few months have seen SP UdayAkumar lead the adrenalin pumping life, straight out of an action thriller.

"Without executive powers, NWC is a paper tiger"

March 9, 2012 16:37

The biggest challenge before us is to dispose off pending cases. In the last six months, we have closed more than 2,000 cases. A number of them, go back to 1992 when the NWC was first set up. In many cases, there was no sign of the litigants and complainants. There were some other cases which needed to be closed.

We face the problem of 'image vs reality'

January 15, 2012 19:04

BJP's critics say that the party is opportunistic, changing its policies to suit the situation of the moment. This has alienated your supporters. Comment. This is not true.

'There is a wave in our favour'

January 8, 2012 16:50

Elections are always a big challenge and I have always accepted challenges in my life. My strategy has always been based upon positive moves. In normal situations, I have distaste for negativism.

‘Education is our prime need’

November 6, 2011 16:08

"We stressed on the need for education at the Mahapanchayat but the media focussed on sensational issues"


Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017