The bold gamble of comrade Pinarayi Vijayan — to rise above state and party

There’s a fine line between courage and foolishness. Pinarayi Vijayan would know.

13 Jan 2020

Right noises from the left: Sabarimala normalcy puts CPM back in business

By refusing to oblige, the Left is making it tougher for the rivals. 

25 Nov 2019

In Pala stunner, Kerala parties get message of the voter’s ability to surprise

The BJP camp, too, is a mess. The groupism-torn party seems to think only a couple of leaders are eligible to contest.

30 Sep 2019

Siddu bets on Lingayat divide, adds extra dose of uncertainty to poll battle

All is fair in love and Indian politics. There can be a dispute about love, but none with regard to politics.

26 Mar 2018

Now playing in Karnataka: Gowda and family politics, Season-II

Look no further than politics for entertainment.

10 Jul 2017

A steel flyover propped by dubious track record of Bengaluru's planners

The Rs 1,800 crore project has triggered protests, mainly over its cost — both financial and environmental.

17 Oct 2016