In the election carnival, FOE (Freedom of Expression) is a harried Harlequin. Fiction parades as fact. Truth assumes the guise of untruth.
26 Nov 2017
Jean-Luc Godard, the disruptionist filmmaker, could well have been referring to the day’s film of fury, Padmavati.
19 Nov 2017
Elections used to be the statistician’s nightmare, the bookie’s delight and the astrologer’s meal ticket.
12 Nov 2017
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
05 Nov 2017
Reinvention is the stepmother of necessity with both the markets and the masses.
29 Oct 2017
The horror stories that regularly come out of various campuses, colleges and even schools indicate that many of India’s teaching institutions are fast losing the tag of ‘temples of learning’.
01 Oct 2017
Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you’re at it.
10 Sep 2017
Today is the day of reckoning for the ministerial class in Delhi.
03 Sep 2017
Legend has it that Adi Shankara was taught by the low caste Chandala that all beings in the world are one and the same.
27 Aug 2017
Narendra Modi is preparing the ground for Muslim women to live life as equals of their counterparts in other faiths and communities.
20 Aug 2017
In the language of history, monuments speak for themselves.
13 Aug 2017
Size doesn’t matter. Not on Raisina Hill. Or else, the might of the President of India would have towered over the Prime Minister in the architecture of power.
18 Jul 2017
Reinvention is the survival mantra in both politics and cinema.
18 Jul 2017
A handshake with history is every leader’s passion; embracing destiny is a prerogative. India’s frequent flyer prime minister, Narendra Modi, does the first with the second.
18 Jul 2017
Centre has decided to double farmers’ income by 2022 by improving technology, increasing milk production, use of solar light, honey production.
11 Jun 2017
Debate by deflection distorts dissent. Discourse in any vibrant, healthy democracy involves the constant catechism between facts and alternatives.
04 Jun 2017
“We have tried to give new perspective to employment as it is not possible to provide employment to everyone in a country of 125 crore people.
28 May 2017
Something is rotten in the state of the Opposition.
14 May 2017
Divided they have fallen too often. United they expect to rise again. Battered by three years of the relentless fury of Modicane, demoralised and disconsolate opposition parties are anxious to regain
07 May 2017
In democracy, the ballot and not the bullet is the wonder weapon best suited to resolve conflicts and replace governments.
30 Apr 2017