For decades, the RSS and the Sangh Parivar have been curetting patriotism brick by brick. But its vocabulary and slogans define it as the citadel of nationalism, not patriotism.
23 Feb 2020
BJP’s humiliating drubbing in Delhi cannot be considered just another loss, but the erosion of its hitherto unchallenged acceptability as the party with a difference.
16 Feb 2020
On release, they would regain credibility and legitimacy, which had become casualties of their political folly. Kashmir needs full restoration of normalcy.
09 Feb 2020
Rituals without efficacy are blasé formalities of inevitable intentions.
02 Feb 2020
Donald Trump rushes in where angels fear to tread, which, in this case, is the devil infested vale of Kashmir.
26 Jan 2020
The two big Ds of politics, Democracy and Dissent, are the inseparable twins in the family of humanity.
12 Jan 2020
Centuries ago, Plutarch wrote about king of Armenia who disliked messengers bearing bad news about a coming invasion.
05 Jan 2020
A hasty legislative measure by the NDA government has provided ammunition to its opponents, who were looking for trouble in universities and the streets.
29 Dec 2019
The government could have achieved the CAA’s objective by granting Indian passports to all persecuted minorities in the three Islamic countries.
18 Dec 2019
The PM’s admirers feel he is either misinformed or kept in the dark about the ground reality that
has led to an eventual erosion of his authority.
04 Dec 2019
Is the Maharashtra Mahabharata just another circus of convenience, an act that has been
played out in many states in the past?
27 Nov 2019
Have salubrious surroundings and flexible classes made JNU an academic luxury resort for revolt? The answer lies in its Leftist genes
20 Nov 2019
Alliances and divorces are common in India’s electoral marriage bureaus. In 1977, ideologically inimical parties combined to defeat Indira to save democracy
13 Nov 2019
With little robust legal protection against Big Brother with Big Ears, any entity with money power can misuse technology to get the dope on all Indians
06 Nov 2019
Finally, the saffron party will be forced to deal with an Opposition on steroids, and an equally powerful opposition from within in both Haryana & Maharashtra
30 Oct 2019