Kalyani Shankar | The Daily Star
  • Kalyani Shankar

    The writer is a political commentator and founder member of the Indian Women Press Corps.

  • Why the BJP badly needs allies

    Is the BJP searching for new allies ahead of the 2019 polls? Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent remarks in Chennai to his party workers give an indication that the saffron party is serious about alliances.
  • Rahul the politician comes of age

    In the last one year after taking over the reins of the Congress party, Rahul Gandhi has gained in stature. His acceptability in the party is complete. A more confident and aggressive Gandhi has taken control of the organisation and is seen to be leading from the front.
  • Time Rahul stepped up to the plate

    Here were expectations that the aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi might lead the attack on the Modi government...