Since the beginning of time, stone has been mankind’s strongest allegory of strength.
23 Apr 2017
Unlike America’s CIA, Britain’s MI6 or Pakistan’s ISI, India is coy about naming its intelligence agencies.
16 Apr 2017
Caesar’s wife is having marital problems. In the nuptial nightmare of power and probity, the conduct of our esteemed legislators is rocking the boat.
26 Mar 2017
Poverty and politics are as inseparable as the Congress party and the Gandhi family.
19 Mar 2017
Prophets are frighteningly tragic figures. Like 15th century Florentine Renaissance preacher Girolamo Savonarola, they call down the wrath of god on the corrupt and the decadent.
12 Mar 2017
Considering Attila tolerant is as historically heretical as comparing Swami Vivekananda to a Jesuit.
05 Mar 2017
Microquakes are indicative of macro faultlines in political geography.
26 Feb 2017
Justice is blind. The enforcers of justice, however, are cockeyed. Over a decade after the 2005 bombings in Delhi in which 67 died, the court acquitted two men last week, lamenting that the prosecutio
19 Feb 2017
James the First, who ruled England when the East India Company landed in India, was the original king of the good times.
12 Feb 2017
Trump’s America is no longer the Land of the Carefree.
05 Feb 2017
Donald Trump’s theme song of xenophobia is full of cantos of contradictions.
29 Jan 2017
The contradiction is that the organisation is selective in its compassion towards animals. Especially towards those under its care.
22 Jan 2017
When Virat Kohli hits the ball into the stands, India stands up and cheers.
15 Jan 2017
China’s support to Masood Azhar is unabashed endorsement of terror when Indian security agencies are doing surgical strikes against militant modules.
08 Jan 2017
Humour’s mission is to make you laugh. Lighten the load. Act as a release during stress. Challenge dictatorships.
01 Jan 2017
Politicians use target practice to stay relevant the way actors use makeup to play different roles.
25 Dec 2016
Bluff is the backbone of populist politics. Calling the bluff is its spine. Rahul Gandhi claims he has got the goods on Narendra Modi.
18 Dec 2016
If patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel, regionalism is the first resort of the chauvinist.
11 Dec 2016
04 Dec 2016
Power brings about fundamental changes in the personality of leaders.
27 Nov 2016
20 Nov 2016