Smita Prakash

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WATCH: Amit Shah opens up on snapping ties with Sena

WATCH: Amit Shah opens up on snapping ties with Sena

Rediff.com13 Nov 2019

Shah said that no one objected when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he publicly said that Devendra Fadnavis would be the chief minister if the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance wins the assembly polls in Maharashtra.

MUST READ: The Narendra Modi Interview

MUST READ: The Narendra Modi Interview

Rediff.com2 Jan 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on range of issues -- from Rafale deal to Ram temple and triple talaq.

I don't lie: Dassault CEO responds to Rahul on Rafale deal

I don't lie: Dassault CEO responds to Rahul on Rafale deal

Rediff.com14 Nov 2018

On the pricing issue, Eric Trappier said that the present aircraft are cheaper by 9 per cent.

NDA got Rafale jets 20% cheaper than UPA: Jaitley

NDA got Rafale jets 20% cheaper than UPA: Jaitley

Rediff.com29 Aug 2018

Mr Rahul Gandhi himself has given seven different prices in different speeches with regard to the Rafale, that is the 2007 offer.

BJP pins hopes on Modi's X factor to win Karnataka

BJP pins hopes on Modi's X factor to win Karnataka

Rediff.com23 Apr 2018

Modi could tap into the urban discontent and present a larger picture to first time voters and mid-career professionals.

In Meerut, it's Akhilesh all the way

In Meerut, it's Akhilesh all the way

Rediff.com28 Jan 2017

There are no two views on which way the 'hawa' is blowing. It's Akhilesh Yadav -- with or without his father. Akhilesh, with or without the Congress Party.

A dummies' guide to figure out US elections

A dummies' guide to figure out US elections

Rediff.com8 Nov 2016

If you are confused about the US presidential elections, here's a simple guide by Smita Prakash to explain how it works.

The politics of hate is here to stay

The politics of hate is here to stay

Rediff.com10 Oct 2016

Each one of us is guilty of encouraging this hatred and violence of speech and action by laughing at rape jokes, forwarding misogynistic cartoons, giggling at religious bigotry.

'If BJP wins Bihar polls, the nation will fall into deep pit'

'If BJP wins Bihar polls, the nation will fall into deep pit'

Rediff.com29 Oct 2015

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar attacks the BJP, saying that its only intention is to capture absolute power.

UN and New York, where leaders turn a blind eye to each other

UN and New York, where leaders turn a blind eye to each other

Rediff.com25 Sep 2015

With 200 world leaders in New York and the arrival of the Pope also arriving in the city on Thursday, there is a VIP on every street corner, but nobody really knows what they are achieving.

PM of Masaailistan has instructions to rake up 'the' Masaail

PM of Masaailistan has instructions to rake up 'the' Masaail

Rediff.com25 Sep 2015

Even as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif headed to the United States for the 70th session of the UNGA and for bilateral meetings to be held on the sidelines of the multilateral summit, back home all that is expected of him is to internationalise the Kashmir issue, or as Pakistan puts it, the 'Kashmir dispute'.

Modi gets Bollywood-style welcome in Toronto

Modi gets Bollywood-style welcome in Toronto

Rediff.com16 Apr 2015

The two leaders witnessed artistes dancing to the popular Tune Mari Entry Aur Dil Mein Baji Ghanti from the Ranveer Singh starrer Gunday and Radha Teri Chunari and Disco Deewane from the 2012 blockbuster Student of the Year, among others.

Know the Canadian 'bhais' of PM Modi?

Know the Canadian 'bhais' of PM Modi?

Rediff.com16 Apr 2015

Patrick Bhai and Stephen Bhai are old friends of Gujarat.

Meeting Modi: Spartan surroundings, no fuss, all business

Meeting Modi: Spartan surroundings, no fuss, all business

Rediff.com21 Apr 2014

Smita Prakash, Editor, News, Asian News International, recalls the behind the scenes action during her recent television interview with Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar.