Gautam Datt
Associate Editor
New Delhi
My Stories
Decline of leftwing extremism

The crackdown by the Maharashtra police on what is termed as ‘Urban Moists’ in the Bhima-Koregaon case has highlighted the penetration of leftwing extremism in the cities even as the government cla

Delhi Golf Club removes Jaitely, Prasad, Pawar as members

The aristocratic Delhi Golf Club has removed the names of some political heavyweights, including Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad, as members.

Newsmaker: On BJP’s Target

The opposition unity has begun to sting the BJP and suddenly its invincibility index has begun to shrink.

Transparency Warriors

Did you know that the average asset of members of the newly ele­cted assem­bly in Karnataka is Rs 34.59 crore? One does not ha­ve to dig deep to find such nuggets.

Modi vs The Rest: A fact check

Just as opposition leaders fastened their seat belts for the rough electoral road ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shifted gears for 2019 as the government has already got into an election mode

Mallya case: Modi rejected UK’s doubts on Indian jails

India has rebuffed UK raising doubts about conditions of Indian prisons on the extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted for defaulting loans from Indian banks worth thousands of cror

Govt sends mixed signals on dialogue with islamabad

The Modi government seems to be unsure about how to deal with Pakistan. Three top ministers have spoken about resumption of talks with Pakistan with different tone and tenor.

Award-winning Major Gogoi held after scuffle in Srinagar hotel

Controversial army officer major Leetul Gogoi of the Army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifles, who had tied a civilian to the bonnet of his vehicle in Budgam last year using him as a human shield to ward off sto

Newsmaker: Hungry to win

The victory in Karnataka is not only another jewel in the Prime Minister’s crown but also a personal milestone for BJP president Amit Shah who has grown out of the image of being Narendra Modi’s cl

BJP strategy: To force abstentions on D-Day

The BJP’s strategy hinges on getting as many MLAs as it can from the opposition camp to abstain from voting in the floor test which will then be decided on the strength of the house on the given da