All stories by Kavita Chowdhury
'Nothing lasts forever'Rediff.com5 Feb 2020
'I don't get attached to my success,' Ayushmann Khurrana tells Kavita Chowdhury.
Mahua Moitra: From JPMorgan to Trinamool candidateRediff.com27 Apr 2019
'I'm just about getting out of the cocoon now,' the former investment banker-turned-politician tells Kavita Roychowdhury.
The young guns scripting poll victories in IndiaRediff.com20 Jun 2016
From Narendra Modi's victory in 2014 to the Nitish-Lalu triumph in 2015 and delivering Assam to the BJP in 2016, young and very professional strategists have startled politicians and the media.
Congress' season of discontentRediff.com30 May 2016
An inchoate anger is brewing within the party against the central leadership after the poor show in the assembly polls.
Govt confident about GST passage minus Cong leg-upRediff.com30 May 2016
The government is banking on help from regional parties and rejigged numbers in the Rajya Sabha.
'Shunt out usual faces': Singhvi calls for a revamp of CongressRediff.com24 May 2016
After the party's near washout in assembly polls, the demand for a overhaul is growing with spokesman Abhishek Singhvi arguing for younger state leaders.
Congress set to be biggest loser in pollsRediff.com18 May 2016
A defeat in Assam would be bad news for the Congress which is in power in Meghalaya, Mizoram and Manipur.
Why AAP needs to tout the success of odd-even schemeRediff.com9 May 2016
Now that the second phase of the odd-even scheme in Delhi is over, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants to project it as a success, with an eye on the Punjab polls next year, says Kavita Chowdhury.
Rahul for UP CM? Likely to be named Congress president soonRediff.com3 May 2016
Speculation has been rife that the Gandhi or his sister Priyanka could be projected as the Congress face in UP.
'Modi is following a policy of shoot and scoot'Rediff.com2 May 2016
'We will continue to ask why Modi and his government were benefactors to this AgustaWestland company, why within 40 days they overturned the ban?'
'Chances of a smooth run of Parliament are remote'Rediff.com25 Apr 2016
Ramesh says that since the attitude of the Narendra Modi government is deliberately provocative and confrontational, it should not expect cooperation from the Congress.
It's not us but RSS that is opposing GST bill: CongressRediff.com21 Apr 2016
Despite being cleared in the lower house, the GST bill has been pending in the Rajya Sabha for clearance, where the Congress enjoys numerical strength, reports Kavita Chowdhury.
21 AAP MLAs face disqualificationRediff.com12 Apr 2016
Among the 21 MLAs who have been appointed parliamentary secretaries for the "smooth functioning of the government" are Adarsh Shastri, Jarnail Singh and Alka Lamba.
Sonia back in the driver's seat as Congress goes off trackRediff.com9 Apr 2016
After Arunachal Pradesh slipped out of its control and Uttarakhand was placed under President's rule, the Congress president took matters into her own hands.
100% FDI in e-commerce exposes BJP's double standardRediff.com4 Apr 2016
"Not a single step has been taken by this government to empower small businesses in India," says Praveen Khandelwal, national secretary general of the Confederation of All India Traders and former treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit.
The man who is fixing Congress' public connectRediff.com29 Mar 2016
Prashant Kishor, the man who led Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar to victory, has his task cut out for him as he tries to secure victory for the Congress in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh
Will Prashant Kishor be third time lucky?Rediff.com28 Mar 2016
Here's an analysis of the style and strategy of the man who did the magic for Narendra Modi and then Nitish Kumar and whom the Congress has now hired.
Rajender Kumar: Kejriwal's 'trusted man'Rediff.com18 Dec 2015
The Delhi CM's principal secretary has been described as quick, decisive, and quite unlike a 'babu'.
Will Congress allow Parliament to function? No, seems to be the replyRediff.com15 Dec 2015
Party justifies total washout of day's proceedings in Rajya Sabha, citing Dalit atrocity, insult to Congress CMs and the GST bill.
The chequered history of Congress coalitionsRediff.com30 Nov 2015
After Bihar elections, Rahul Gandhi's go-it-alone strategy seems to have taken a back seat.