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Staying unconnected

The joke goes that a lady boarded the Tube and was offered a seat by a courteous man. “No thank...

By Vandana Kohli | May 23, 2017
Meenakashi Lekhi

Meenakashi Lekhi

Meenakashi Lekhi is an MP from New Delhi constituency, and the BJP's national spokesperson. Lekhi is a lawyer in the Supreme Court.

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  • Harness our talent

    Harness our talent

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | May 21, 2017

    High IQ society Mensa recently identified a 12-year-old girl of Indian origin in England who has an IQ of 162, which is reportedly higher than that of scientist Albert Einstein...

  • Keep China in check

    Keep China in check

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | May 07, 2017

    The raj dharma in our scriptures prescribes that “just as an agriculturist removes the weeds and preserves the paddy plants, a king must remove the enemies and protect the...

  • Liars and hypocrites

    Liars and hypocrites

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | April 23, 2017

    The BJP put up a great performance in the 2017 assembly elections, winning 325 out of 403 seats with its allies in UP. The SP-Congress alliance won 54 seats and the BSP won 19...

  • Retracing history through landmarks

    Retracing history through landmarks

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | April 09, 2017

    As a Delhiite and now an MP of New Delhi, I often pass through the Press Area at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and the Mandi House Circle in the heart of the city. As for thousands of...

  • Food for thought

    Food for thought

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | March 26, 2017

    The Mid-Day Meal Scheme is a classic example of a programme with all the right intentions that unfortunately failed to achieve its goals because of poor implementation by states....

  • Why celebrate tyranny

    Why celebrate tyranny

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | March 12, 2017

    India is home to people of different cultures and religions right from the ancient times. People of different races and creeds have been part of the Indian cultural fabric and...

  • Downside of upgrade

    Downside of upgrade

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | February 12, 2017

    Imagine a batch of students appearing for their tenth standard exam and the rule is set that whatever marks the topper gets, the rest of the class would get the same marks, on...

  • In defence of Central police forces

    In defence of Central police forces

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | January 29, 2017

    Few countries in the world remain perpetually threatened by a myriad of terror groups and non-state actors as India has been for such a long time. In combating these threats, the...

  • Landmark year

    Landmark year

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | January 15, 2017

    As we move forward into the new year, we must look back at the progress we have made in 2016 and assess what must be done in 2017. India today is the world’s fastest growing...

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