Poverty and politics are as inseparable as the Congress party and the Gandhi family.
19 Mar 2017
Prophets are frighteningly tragic figures. Like 15th century Florentine Renaissance preacher Girolamo Savonarola, they call down the wrath of god on the corrupt and the decadent.
12 Mar 2017
Considering Attila tolerant is as historically heretical as comparing Swami Vivekananda to a Jesuit.
05 Mar 2017
At Pappu’s tea shop and at such adis, political polarisation is sharper than the lemon brew served in short glasses.
01 Mar 2017
The alliance between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress is under seige from the indomitable Modi juggernaut.
28 Feb 2017
Lalu, familiar in a blue sweater and white mop of hair, is undoubtedly given to rustic humour which made his reputation.
28 Feb 2017
Gorakhpur is the undisputed fiefdom of five-time MP Yogi Adityanath whose spiritual connect with the BJP is tempered with realpolitik.
27 Feb 2017
Microquakes are indicative of macro faultlines in political geography.
26 Feb 2017
Justice is blind. The enforcers of justice, however, are cockeyed. Over a decade after the 2005 bombings in Delhi in which 67 died, the court acquitted two men last week, lamenting that the prosecutio
19 Feb 2017
James the First, who ruled England when the East India Company landed in India, was the original king of the good times.
12 Feb 2017
Trump’s America is no longer the Land of the Carefree.
05 Feb 2017
Donald Trump’s theme song of xenophobia is full of cantos of contradictions.
29 Jan 2017
The contradiction is that the organisation is selective in its compassion towards animals. Especially towards those under its care.
22 Jan 2017
When Virat Kohli hits the ball into the stands, India stands up and cheers.
15 Jan 2017
China’s support to Masood Azhar is unabashed endorsement of terror when Indian security agencies are doing surgical strikes against militant modules.
08 Jan 2017