During the heady days of post-Independence nation-building, Indian politics was defined as a battle of beliefs between ideologies and parties.
13 Jan 2019
Dear Narendrabhai, I’m sure you must’ve done enough introspection on your gains and losses in your first term as the prime minister of the first single-party majority government in three decades.
06 Jan 2019
It is not often that a cricket captain on the field is demoted to an Army captain on the political battlefield. Cricket is a game of chance.
02 Jan 2019
It is not every superannuated panjandrum who is blessed with a well-paid intellectual armchair at a think tank or a new incarnation in some government body.
23 Dec 2018
The voting mosaic in the five states does not give a clear picture of the future of the two national parties and their top leadership.
16 Dec 2018
Highly moderated and sensitively crafted opinion polls and exit polls have given their verdict with formidable riders that alter the final outcome.
09 Dec 2018
Diplomacy is not 22 yards between two wickets where history is made and unmade.
02 Dec 2018
They will also shake and shape the present stature of Narendra Modi and his tested and trusted party president, Amit Shah.
25 Nov 2018
In the universe of faith, atheists and believers are planets apart.
18 Nov 2018
The stench of invasions and humiliations has so often corrupted with fear the desolate streets and plundered homes of fallen cities.
11 Nov 2018
Make no mistake; the Andhra leader is not playing national politics only in the national interest.
04 Nov 2018
In ideal statecraft, good religion and good politics complement each other. However, in New Age politics, God is the mascot of vote-catching, not a fisher of souls.
28 Oct 2018
Kashmir is no longer the paradise on earth Emperor Jehangir had visualised, but a slice of sunshine has fallen on its besieged streets and terror-darkened vales.
14 Oct 2018
However, unlike the stock market that is dominated by 30 super duper blue chip companies, the political market is ruled by bantam regional outfits.
07 Oct 2018
The current kerfuffle over the Rs 57,000 crore Rafale deal signed with France by the NDA government is the Bofors Redux of this age
30 Sep 2018