T J S George
Point of View
So it’s the mixture as before—Shri Arun Jaitley is wise, ministers of southern states are dumb.
15 Apr 2018
We haven’t had a more turbulent Ram Navami in recent memory.
08 Apr 2018
Major political shifts are taking place in India’s immediate neighbourhood—all of them inauspicious to India.
01 Apr 2018
The joke of the season is a BJP leader accusing Karnataka’s Congress chief minister of dividing people along communal lines.
25 Mar 2018
Governmental non-performance in Kerala and electoral devastation in Tripura gave the CPM its unfinest hour in history.
18 Mar 2018
A tree with no roots and no leaves, nevertheless bears fruit in Tripura; the BJP, with a previous record of 0, wins 35 of 59 seats.
11 Mar 2018
The funny thing about the banking fraud that is rocking the country is that no one is accountable for it.
04 Mar 2018
Justice Katju is known for using language of the extreme kind. But more often than not, his words hit the bull’s eye of truth. They did so last week when he spoke to a regional channel.
25 Feb 2018
Indian literature is the richer for the election of Chandrasekhara Kambar as President of the Sahitya Akademi.
18 Feb 2018
Confidence, authoritativeness and clear warning signals echo from China’s published statements on the Maldives crisis. Keep off, it tells the UN.
11 Feb 2018
Now that the budget has assured Devaloka by 2019, we can return to more mundane things: How the Opposition parties can unite against the BJP.
04 Feb 2018
We have to sympathise with communist hardliner Prakash Karat. He is unable to decide whether Enemy No. 1 is the BJP or Sitaram Yechury. In public he said it was the BJP.
28 Jan 2018
Something extraordinary happened in Kerala last week. It is a state that was taken over quite some time ago by time-servers in public life, corruption kings and one-man parties with names that incorpo
21 Jan 2018
Way back in 1857 a foreign journalist described India in words that seem eerily relevant today.
14 Jan 2018
There’s something about royalty that excites the popular mind. Thailand’s Bhumibol Adulyadej reigned from 1946 to 2016 to become the world’s longest reigning monarch; he was so popular that when he di
07 Jan 2018
Machimanda Deviah caught the spirit of our times when he posted: The black buck who was driving Salman Khan’s car had killed Arushi Talwar because she did 2G scam which jumped to death.
31 Dec 2017
The reactions to the Gujarat election results were as boastful as the campaign rhetoric was hypocritical, proving yet again that politicians never learn anything.
24 Dec 2017
Small minds can create big dislocations in a democracy. When Prakash Karat says that the CPM's purity cannot be diluted by association with bourgeois parties, when Sharad Pawar fields 72 candidates
17 Dec 2017
No harm would have come to the Congress Party if Rahul Gandhi was named President one fine morning. Much harm was done to its image by staging a charade of an election.
10 Dec 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru showed the judiciary its place when he said in the Constituent Assembly in 1949: “No Supreme Court can make itself a third chamber.
03 Dec 2017
Circumstances have brought about a change in Rahul Gandhi. More complex circumstances are forcing the Congress Party to change.
26 Nov 2017