Author of Accidental India: A History of the Nation's Passage through Crisis and Change
The good news is that a semblance of competition is visible on India’s political landscape.
01 Aug 2021
Surrealism is a permanent invitee in India’s political economy and systemic creativity is on exhibition in every session of Parliament.
25 Jul 2021
This week the elected representatives will troop into Parliament to represent the electors.
18 Jul 2021
The defining characteristic of the Modi Model of politics is the element of surprise, predictable unpredictability!
04 Jul 2021
The angst is visible in bazaars and audibly vocal in living rooms and WhatsApp family calls.
27 Jun 2021
The saga of liberalisation is frequently enveloped in mythical notions - about who did what, when and how.
20 Jun 2021
Electoral arithmetic has been a dominant influencer and driver of economic policy in India.
13 Jun 2021
India was informed that the Niti Aayog has finalised names of public sector banks to be privatised in the current financial year.
06 Jun 2021
Circumstance is often an eloquent expression of the imperative for action as perceived potential of double-digit growth has yielded to a veiled sense of foreboding
30 May 2021
The Modi Sarkar completes seven years in power next week.
23 May 2021
The economy was expected to grow by around 10 per cent nominally and touch roughly Rs 220 lakh crore.
16 May 2021
Grief hangs heavy in the air afflicted by death, distress, despair and depression.
09 May 2021
India finds itself caught in the wake of exceptionalism and premature triumphalism.
25 Apr 2021
Grief, anger, frustration and cynicism are colliding in personal and public space — and the convergence has left millions afraid and alone, fearful and lonesome.
18 Apr 2021
The pictures and videos of the bulging unmasked crowds exemplify super spreader characteristics and spell what may follow.
11 Apr 2021