It will take years, nay decades, for the BJP to mature into a genuinely democratic party that welcomes different opinions to enrich inputs and thought processes.
25 Apr 2021
Soft targets are venting machines for anyone with a five-seconds-of-fame grudge. One such object of public aggression, social media contempt, nasty jokes and media distaste is Arvind Kejriwal.
12 May 2019
The second part of this series post the recent devastating floods in Kerala explores the danger of an ecological apocalypse waiting to sweep across India and the world.
25 Aug 2018
Unlike many other financial fugitives, Nirav Modi’s wherabaouts are unknown, and hence extradition proceedings cannot be launched against him.
07 Apr 2018
The thumb rule of power is that followers must augment the strength of their leader with words and deeds for effective governance.
22 Oct 2017
Today is the last Sunday of September, the day for celebrating the rivers of the world.
24 Sep 2017
Panic has seized North India. Unknown forces are at work, chopping off the braids of women in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.
06 Aug 2017
The irony of conflict is that martyrs are made by their enemies.
16 Jul 2017
Amit Shah is crisscrossing the country, creating a booth-level movement that could return the BJP to power in 2019 By Ravi Shankar
16 Jul 2017
As the Modi government looks to complete three years in the driving seat, Opposition leaders have collected at 15 Gurudwara Rakabganj Road, the war room of the Congress party.
21 May 2017
Since the beginning of time, stone has been mankind’s strongest allegory of strength.
23 Apr 2017
Prophets are frighteningly tragic figures. Like 15th century Florentine Renaissance preacher Girolamo Savonarola, they call down the wrath of god on the corrupt and the decadent.
12 Mar 2017
Considering Attila tolerant is as historically heretical as comparing Swami Vivekananda to a Jesuit.
05 Mar 2017
Gorakhpur is the undisputed fiefdom of five-time MP Yogi Adityanath whose spiritual connect with the BJP is tempered with realpolitik.
27 Feb 2017
Microquakes are indicative of macro faultlines in political geography.
26 Feb 2017