A Surya Prakash

A Gandhi who fought corruption

Many opposition MPs have tried to expose misdeeds by the ruling party. But one lawmaker
went after graft in his own government

10 Sep 2019

Modi delivers what Congress MPs wanted in 1964

Back in the sixties, the Congress had many patriotic leaders who called for the abrogation of Article 370

13 Aug 2019

Karnataka drama not over yet

Constitutional issues have sprung up over the then Speaker’s decision to disqualify 17 MLAs. We now await the judiciary’s decision

31 Jul 2019

End is near for India’s communists 

While most political parties around the world reinvent themselves to win popular support, CPI and CPI(M) are still stuck in the past.

18 Jun 2019

Mr Chacko, India is not a monarchy!

Although the Congress party was in the vanguard of the freedom movement, many of its members are still not comfortable with the core values of our Constitution and the democratic way of life.

12 May 2019

Money power damaging our democracy

With top contenders in every seat spending huge sums of money, the democratic process is now out of bounds for the average citizen

27 Apr 2019

How Congress perfected corruption

During the Nehru era, the Congress often collected funds from industrialists and businessmen, which at times landed the party and the government in trouble.

26 Mar 2019

Pulwama:India wants retribution 

India has never before witnessed such a nationwide cry to settle scores.

26 Feb 2019

Bharat Ratna and the Congress first family 

The Modi government’s decision to honour Hazarika with the Bharat Ratna reminds one of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government’s decision to honour Gopinath Bordoloi, a great patriot.

29 Jan 2019

Rajiv, Modi and Muslim women

While disposing of this case, the court, in its 3-2 judgment, made certain observations fundamental to this issue.

01 Jan 2019

Recalling Ambedkar’s Advice

Babasaheb said violent protests imperil democracy. People agitating over the apex court verdict on SC/ST Act must keep this in mind

24 Apr 2018

Nip Secession demands in the bud 

Three generations of Indians have toiled over 70 years to bind this nation together. And now some reckless voices are calling for secession

10 Apr 2018

Stopping the evil of defections

The vice president suspended two JD(U) MPs from Rajya Sabha citing anti-defection law. Here are some lessons from the ruling

22 Dec 2017

Padmavati row: the real culprits

The irrational response to the movie is due to the deep distrust among Hindus over the history of India written by Nehruvian and Marxist historians

21 Nov 2017

The iron man must get his due

There has been a sustained effort to keep us in the dark on Sardar Patel’s achievements, the biggest of which was the unification of India

07 Nov 2017