T J S George
The latest JeM strike in J&K, which killed over 40 CRPF men, is an opportunity for us to examine our record, our resolve and our capabilities more closely than before, writes TJS George.
17 Feb 2019
Unlike father Rajiv Gandhi and brother Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi has to wear two crosses—the Gandhi dynastic cross and the Vadra controversies cross.
10 Feb 2019
Imagine all south Indian states uniting on a platform of ethnic difference from the north, as C N Annadurai briefly contemplated once upon a time.
03 Feb 2019
Small men in big chairs are usually dangerous. It isn’t just the Napoleon Complex: the tendency among short men to be overly assertive to make up for their lack of height.
27 Jan 2019
The resort politics popularised by N T Rama Rao continues unabated. The old motto of Aaya Ram Gaya Ram has given way to the new bazaar practice of Buy Ram Sell Ram.
20 Jan 2019
Two factors are preventing the Sabarimala conundrum from moving towards a solution—and the self-promoting politics of BJP-RSS forces are too unimportant to be one of them.
13 Jan 2019
India has gone backward, not forward despite the new years that have come and gone.
06 Jan 2019
The year that is passing did make an effort to keep up, ministers leading the pack.
30 Dec 2018
Ambedkar has become a message, as only Mahatma Gandhi has.
23 Dec 2018
This column has said more than once that the greatness of India lies in its majority community voting not as Hindus, but as Indians.
16 Dec 2018
It was at a conference on gene-editing that Chinese researcher He Jiankui said he had helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies.
09 Dec 2018
When we say or do things that we should not say or do, it’s bad manners. In this election season bad manners became the very norm of public life.
02 Dec 2018
It wasn’t so when the war against Hitler ended and Churchill’s Britain and Roosevelt’s America reluctantly teamed up with Stalin’s Soviet Union to share the spoils of war.
25 Nov 2018
The avatars of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping aim at making China the leader of the world. They have almost reached their targets.
18 Nov 2018
It’s not that we don’t have real issues bothering us. In fact we are immersed in issues that threaten us from multiple sides, writes T J S George.
11 Nov 2018