Dateline Gujarat: Lights, Camera, Election
Gujarat voted today in 89 of the state's 182 Assembly seats with the BJP hoping to consolidate its position in a state that it has ruled for 27 years. There were mega road shows today -- Arvind Kejriwal, who believes his AAP has a chance of defeating the BJP on its home-turf, and then, there was the Prime Minister's roadshow said to be the longest by any leader.
At Srinagar's iconic Lal Chowk, along with sister Priyanka and a host of other Congress leaders, Rahul Gandhi unfurled the national flag. With this he brought to an end the over 4000 km Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. The padyatra that started 4 and a half months ago has ended. But...
As Shah Rukh khan's film Pathaan breaks box office records despite a social media campaign to boycott the film, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur has spoken out against this recent practice of making calls to boycott certain films, saying such "negative" talk "vitiates the...