Demolish dubious dotcom demons

Zuckerberg and his ilk are influencing not only the political narrative but also dictating tastes and lifestyles through peeping Tom software that pulverises privacy.

21 Feb 2021

Decoding the Jeevi Syndrome

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is experiencing a thesaurus moment.

14 Feb 2021

Farmer’s unrest sans national leadership

The ongoing farmer’s unrest reflects the growing chasm between India and Bharat.

07 Feb 2021

Calling for Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Budget

The Budget is mainly optics — a choreographed photo-op because it is mainly a statement of Central income and expenditure.

31 Jan 2021

Greed galaxy of MBAs ruin economy

The MBAs only mandate is to use and implement business practices that multiply profits of such shareholders.

17 Jan 2021

Didigiri vs Modimagic: Divide and pool game

Politics is botany in West Bengal. A political garden war is on between two distinct floral species: the blooming lotus versus two leaves and flower clinging to its grassroots.

10 Jan 2021

Comrade Vijayan and Communal communism

A spectre is haunting Kerala, the spectre of Communalism.

27 Dec 2020

Metro-Nizam who wants to be National Mughal

A national Islamic party is the dream of India’s 195 million Muslims, which Barrister Owaisi from Lincoln’s Inn dreams to realize for himself.

20 Dec 2020

Too much democracy for mandarins?

Over the centuries, the instrument of power passed from the common to the privileged, thereby perverting the sanguine spirit of democracy.

13 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth, just for roars and laughs

The RajiniQuake will make political vibrations but it could be the Dravidian Geiger counter that will be laughing all the way to the vote bank.

06 Dec 2020

No RSVP for the Gandhis now

In New Age Indian politics, it’s only individuals who dominate discourse and direction. Ideologies are tradable products.

29 Nov 2020

Gupkar gupshup of opportunistic hypocrisy

The Abdullah clan occupies three sprawling bungalows. The state has provided one villa each to former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and CPM leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami.

22 Nov 2020

Subversive NGOs meet their reckoning

NGOs are meant to be agents of change who serve the marginalised sections of the society. They perform duties which government agencies fail to provide.

25 Oct 2020

Chromosome club controls country

The family tree has the most gardeners in Indian politics. It’s the inheritors who make up the upper caste of populism, enjoying its fruits.

25 Oct 2020

Internecine war crippling institutions

Sometime in the 2nd century AD, Diocletian divided the Roman Empire into four regions, each ruled by a separate emperor.

25 Oct 2020