T J S George
Point of View
It’s an unusually long wait for Uttar Pradesh election results.
23 hours ago
As Rahul Gandhi drives S M Krishna out of Congress, issues of morality, bankruptcy and dilemmas surface
There is a tragic inevitability about the doom of the Congress party.
19 Feb 2017
Iran is no longer the weak polity that America needled in the George Bush years.
12 Feb 2017
How predictable we are! Come rain or sunshine, we evaluate budgets strictly along party lines.
05 Feb 2017
What’s happening to news, that precious information source that has kept the world ticking for ages? News has now turned into a weapon of destruction.
29 Jan 2017
If sloganeering characterised President Donald Trump’s inaugural address, sagacity marked Barack Obama’s farewell address a week earlier.
22 Jan 2017
India, pre-occupied at home, is losing ground abroad; China, alert and pro-active, is gaining all around
Pre-occupied as we are with unprecedented internal schisms, setbacks in our external relations have not caught public attention.
15 Jan 2017
Politicians, not only in UP, think they are forever; refusing to retire, they cripple us for their ego
Uttar Pradesh is only a vicious example of a curse that plagues India—politicians’ refusal to retire. Politicians want power, fair enough.
08 Jan 2017
Happy New Year! On second thoughts, why? In half the world January 1 is not the day on which a new year starts.
01 Jan 2017
In the wake of the demonetisation tsunami, our Prime Minister asked for a 50-day grace period. That period ends this week,
25 Dec 2016
The country yearns for a national leadership that can shore up unity imperilled by burgeoning identity politics. Dangerously, identity politics is the politics of division that undermines the shared a
18 Dec 2016
Politics consumed Jayalalithaa so comprehensively that the human side in her remained invisible most of the time.
11 Dec 2016
What made Balamuralikrishna so different that his demise, which cannot be considered untimely at the age of 85, has created a rare sense of loss not just among classical music afficianados but a wider
27 Nov 2016