The Three Idiots—we mean the characters in the hit Aamir Khan film—may have found the solutions to their live’s problems by repeating loudly “all is well” and tunefully whistling away all worries.
09 Jun 2018
BJP could have saved itself and the Governor a lot of ignominy and abuse by letting the post-poll alliance of the Congress and the JDS to form the government.
26 May 2018
There are some very distressing incidents that have swiftly been air-sprayed from headlines due to manufactured excitement about the elections in Karnataka.
12 May 2018
There has been a spate of horrific news items in media recently about heinous crimes against children. It began with Kathua and Unnao, and since there has been no respite.
28 Apr 2018
Decades ago James Baldwin had written the book Fire Next Time issuing a grim warning about the seething rage causing unrest among the Afro-American community that could explode like a volcano
12 Apr 2018
he shocks administered by the voter to the over-confident and arrogant BJP in Gorakhpur and Phulpur are—some suggest—just the tip of the iceberg that is going to sink this Titanic.
31 Mar 2018
Some would say, “The plot thickens”. Others may prefer to hedge their bets and await future developments with bated breath depending on how they feel the crumbling cookie is going to impact their lives. But there is no denying the fact that the ‘End Game’ for 2019 has begun.
15 Mar 2018
The scam involving diamond dealer Nirav Modi has distracted us from many other dangerous developments that pose serious threats to India’s security.
01 Mar 2018
The Budget has been ‘presented’ by the Finance Minister but it hasn’t created any ripple, far less a favourable wave.
17 Feb 2018
It seems that words, barbed or sugar-coated, are irrelevant in these dark times when goons—apparently enjoying the protection of governments—can terrorise innocent schoolkids.
01 Feb 2018
As the plane began its descent preparing to land in Mumbai on the day the city was brought to its knees by Dalit protestors against ‘New Peshwai’, there was a sinking feeling in the stomach.
13 Jan 2018
Now that the votes have been counted and the results announced, all that remains to be done is to analyse the relative vote share, exceptionally close contests and to speculate intelligently or otherw
21 Dec 2017
It is difficult to take anything related to Rahul Gandhi seriously anymore.
09 Dec 2017
By now almost everyone and his or her poodle have had their say on Rani Padmavati, Freedom of Expression (FoE) or utter lack of it in contemporary India, and hurt pride of the Rajput community.
25 Nov 2017