Why Congress lost the Sardar to BJP

Priyanka is not the first from her party to shower encomiums on Sardar Patel and question the legitimacy of the BJP to celebrate his life.

05 Nov 2019

Why Imran failed in front of the world

Other nations were not fooled by the Pak PM’s rant at the UN, as they are aware that his nation is a theocracy that reserves key posts for Muslims

10 Oct 2019

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

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

Cleansing electoral politics

The outcome of two cases in the Supreme Court will determine how far we advance in ensuring the accountability of elected representatives

24 Oct 2017

Lessons from the row over Indu Sarkar

Congress’ cacophony over the movie is expected. But it is the deafening silence of the Lutyens’ citizenry that is baffling

01 Aug 2017

The battle between two estates

In all major cases involving over-sensitive legislatures and the media, the Houses have had to bow to judicial opinion

04 Jul 2017

Time is ripe to pluck out triple talaq

Unlike the Congress governments of the past, the NDA has taken a firm stand to uphold constitutional values

23 May 2017

Why the media missed the 'tsuNAMO'

Pundits don’t go beyond the moth-eaten script that sees everything through the prism of ‘secularism’ and Hindu communalism.

13 Mar 2017