Olympic 100 m record will even out in some time: Performance Enhancement Specialist (IANS Interview)
When Nehru asked police to locate Natwar (IANS Interview-II)
  • When Nehru asked police to locate Natwar (IANS Interview-II)(15:10)
    By Sandeep Bamzai
    New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Kunwar Natwar Singh in many ways is monotypical in that he served so many Congress dispensations in different capacities. Equally, he came into maximum proximity with celebrated Indian and world leaders, acclaimed writers and people in position of pre eminence. Influenced by novelist E.M. Forster during his years in Cambridge, he learnt the value of friendship from him. In the second and concluding part of this IANS interview, I let the raconteur in him take over:
Left's legacy blocking Tripura's growth: Deputy CM (IANS Interview)
  • Left's legacy blocking Tripura's growth: Deputy CM (IANS Interview)(19:30)
    By Sujit Chakraborty
    Agartala, May 18 (IANS) The erstwhile Left Front government's "terrible 25-year legacy" in Tripura is hindering the BJP-IPFT alliance government's attempts to push development projects and welfare schemes, according to Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma.
Guilty of Gujarat, anti-Sikh riots should be punished: Badal (IANS Interview)
Men who are critical of Nehru are pygmies: Natwar Singh (IANS Interview-1)
  • Men who are critical of Nehru are pygmies: Natwar Singh (IANS Interview-1)(14:00)
    By SANDEEP BAMZAI
    Nehru greatest Indian after Asoka, says Singh

    New Delhi, May 18 (IANS)
    The lion may well be in winter, but he still roars and growls. Diplomat, politician, litterateur, globetrotter and above all raconteur, Kunwar Natwar Singh has always been a man of all seasons. Celebrating his 90th birthday, the Bharatpur-born Jat leader retains his singular twinkle in his eye, as he sallies forth in a verbal marathon with IANS.
Modi hiding behind Sunny Deol in Gurdaspur: Sunil Jakhar (IANS Interview)
  • Modi hiding behind Sunny Deol in Gurdaspur: Sunil Jakhar (IANS Interview)(18:38)
    By Prashant Sood
    Gurdaspur, May 17 (IANS) Congress leader Sunil Kumar Jakhar on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "hiding" behind actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, his BJP opponent in Gurdaspur, and said that by bringing in an outsider for the poll fight in the border district of Punjab, the saffron party had admitted that there was "no Modi wave".
BJP permitting all religions to co-exist: Nominated Anglo-Indian MP George Baker (IANS Interview)
Bengal will be bonus, will help BJP in crossing 300-mark: Sunil Deodhar (IANS Interview)
Muslim vote fragmented in UP, says Khurshid (IANS Interview)
  • Muslim vote fragmented in UP, says Khurshid (IANS Interview)(13:24)
    By Prashant Sood
    New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Unlike in the Bihar Assembly elections, the Muslim vote has split between the Congress and the SP-BSP alliance in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid says.
Self-obsessed Modi indulges in theatrics: Captain Amarinder Singh (IANS Interview)
  • Self-obsessed Modi indulges in theatrics: Captain Amarinder Singh (IANS Interview)(10:32)
    BY VISHAL GULATI
    Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is indulged in theatrics since he took over as Prime Minister, he's a self-obsessed man and the people of Punjab or anywhere else can never forget the incident of desecration of their holy scriptures, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Thursday.
Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation: Congress candidate (IANS Interview)
‘Divider in-chief' title to Modi is right: Kamal Nath (IANS Interview)
Congress will repeat 2009 performance: Hooda (IANS interview)
  • Congress will repeat 2009 performance: Hooda (IANS interview)(21:06)
    By Prashant Sood
    Sonipat, May 10 (IANS) Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has said that the Congress would repeat its 2009 performance in the Lok Sabha elections when it won nine of 10 seats in the state and asserted that the target is also to form government in the Assembly polls later this year.
No anti-incumbency against BJP, Modi will win: Himachal CM (IANS Interview)
  • No anti-incumbency against BJP, Modi will win: Himachal CM (IANS Interview)(12:06)
    BY VISHAL GULATI
    Shimla, May 8 (IANS) There is no anti-incumbency against the sitting BJP lawmakers in the Lok Sabha elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur says. Rather there is more "josh" (zeal) this time to win with bigger margins and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name alone will win Bharatiya Janata Party the Lok Sabha elections. "All other issues are secondary to Modiji", he says.
BJP wanted to finish my party: Rajbhar (IANS Interview)
  • BJP wanted to finish my party: Rajbhar (IANS Interview)(15:08)
    By Amita Verma
    Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) President Om Prakash Rajbhar, who claimed to have walked out of the Yogi Adityanath government on Monday, has said that the BJP wanted to "finish" his party.
'India's Most Wanted' not against anyone: Director (IANS Interview)
  • 'India's Most Wanted' not against anyone: Director (IANS Interview)(14:48)
    By Sugandha Rawal
    New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) With questions being raised on social media over his new movie "India's Most Wanted", director Raj Kumar Gupta insists no political intention has driven the narrative of the film, said to have a theme set in the era of UPA rule.
UPA will win at Centre, all Rajasthan LS seats: Pilot (IANS interview)
  • UPA will win at Centre, all Rajasthan LS seats: Pilot (IANS interview)(14:20)
    By Prashant Sood
    Jaipur, May 5 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress President and state Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has said that the party was confident of winning all Lok Sabha seats in the state under its "Mission 25", and that a Congress-led UPA-3 government will be formed at the Centre after the election results are declared on May 23.
It's pro-incumbency rather than anti-incumbency: Anurag Thakur (IANS Interview)
I have done no wrong: Shatrughan Sinha (IANS Interview)
  • I have done no wrong: Shatrughan Sinha (IANS Interview)(11:20)
    Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha has said that he has done no wrong in campaigning for his wife Poonam Sinha, who is the Samajwadi candidate for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat.
Didn't want to tweet only, so entered politics to do something: Gambhir (IANS Interview)
Opposition alliance a ploy to protect the corrupt: Supriyo (IANS interview)
  • Opposition alliance a ploy to protect the corrupt: Supriyo (IANS interview)(12:32)
    By Milinda Ghosh Roy
    Asansol, April 28 (IANS) Union Minister and BJP candidate in West Bengal's Asansol Lok Sabha seat, Babul Supriyo, feels the opposition alliance will never materialise or cause any trouble to Narendra Modi regime, as it is only a "desperate attempt by corrupt political leaders to take a backdoor exit" from the grave charges they face.
I am not unnerved: Poonam Sinha (IANS interview)
  • I am not unnerved: Poonam Sinha (IANS interview)(15:14)
    Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) She is not unnerved about making her electoral debut against a political stalwart. She is confident that the development work done by her party will help her sail through to the victory stand.
One time goalkeeper now ready to score goal for BJP in Krishnanagar (IANS interview)
  • One time goalkeeper now ready to score goal for BJP in Krishnanagar (IANS interview)(14:26)
    By Sirshendu Panth
    Krishnanagar (West Bengal), April 27 (IANS) Having saved goals aplenty during a sparkling soccer career, former India custodian Kalyan Chaubey has adopted the "offence is the best defence" approach in his maiden electoral contest, but says the new turf is "more competitive and cruel" with opponents always waiting to "hit below the belt".
Saudi's economic expansion offers new opportunities for India: Ambassador (IANS Interview)
India a major player in Kenya's healthcare sector: High Commissioner Chhabra (IANS Interview)