Prabhu Chawla

Peace provocateurs behind PM Modi’s dialogue debacle

Modi is not an easy read for the cabals who seek his ear.

23 Sep 2018

RSS ends isolation to project its own India

Isolation petrifies ideas even as ideology is the Petri dish of ideation.

16 Sep 2018

BJP needs saffron literati against Congress authors

If politics is the war of ideologies, literature is the battleground of ideas.

09 Sep 2018

JPC is kryptonite of governments facing polls

The Modi government has no intention to play political Quidditch in such an aerial skirmish with the Congress, which is treating the French plane as the golden snitch to get past the poll goalpost.

02 Sep 2018

A Secular, Nationalist & Liberal Hindu

Even in death, he remains above any party or organisation. Ultimately he belonged to India. It is Vajpayee Shining

17 Aug 2018

A national connector leaves Tamil Nadu orphaned

When empires fall, the legacy of emperors is defined by their glory.

12 Aug 2018

Bengal Durga rallies regional pals in PM prototype

It is evident that TMC is all set to convert next year's poll battle into a face-off between Modi and Mamata. Maya doesn't have the numbers.

05 Aug 2018

Imran’s glam poses threat to Indian stumps

In the seduction of the classes, love potions are in plenty. Of them, glamour is the most dissimulating; often poison disguised as nectar, killing reason and character.

29 Jul 2018

Love and God in new Congress age

If the latest developments in the 132-year-old Congress Party are an indication, a churning process has begun within that could intensify into massive change.

22 Jul 2018

Federalism wins with judicial verdict saving popular verdict

For the first time since the Delhi Assembly was created, the courts have delineated the purview of the Lt. Governor and the chief minister.

08 Jul 2018

Powerful panjandrums pulverise people

Management guru Dale Dauten’s maxim, “Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits”, describes the amoebic Indian babudom perfectly. As an organism parented by itself, it keep

01 Jul 2018

Public self-interest undermines democratic faith

Aturn of phrase can mark the turn of events in politics. ‘National interest’ and ‘public interest’ lead the chase in striking unholy political alliances and forging opportunistic partnerships—principl

24 Jun 2018

Dispel fear clouds for convincing comeback

History casts long shadows. The atavistic fear of every democracy is of dictatorship spreading its dark wing over individual liberty.

11 Jun 2018

Handling perception is Modi’s biggest challenge

Last week, almost the entire Opposition descended on Bengaluru to forge the blueprint of an alliance which will try to dislodge Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019.

10 Jun 2018

Pranab@RSS pulverises partisan pundits

The substratum of politics is ideology. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s bedrock is the 93-year-old very Bharatiya Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS)—hate it or ignore it at your peril.

03 Jun 2018