That this flowed naturally from their dyed-in-the-wool ‘Congressness’, if you will, is equally a marker of that seeming anachronism.
26 Nov 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee loses battle for life at Delhi’s Army hospital; was seen as the encyclopaedia of contemporary Indian history; was accorded Bharat Ratna in 2019.
01 Sep 2020
While the world goes behind a mask to save itself from a breathless extinction, the pandemic seems to have unmasked a newer, mutant variant of Beijing’s imperial ambitions
10 Jul 2020
But Karnataka does look like an island of hope. The Opposition protests, but within limits, whether on COVID-19 or China.
30 Jun 2020
The political class has been unlocked once again. At the first given opportunity, they’re back to doing the one thing they’re good at: fighting each other.
12 Jun 2020
As we dreamt our ‘first world’ dreams, we forgot that the pyramid stands on its base—and that base is imprisoned in medieval terms and conditions
08 May 2020
Forget the host of attendant issues, both global and local, that we’ll be trying to understand for years.
05 May 2020
How do you read a world that’s at once so full of gloom and where, paradoxically, nature seems to have found a brief niche?
24 Apr 2020
Despite all the attrition, there’s no dearth of leaders queueing up at the Congress PDS counter, but its stock of supplies has shrunk
13 Mar 2020
With Lalu in jail, little chance of a solo Kanhaiya turning his rallies into votes, and Congress barely there, BJP-JD(U) smells a good meal. Their fight is for dominance within the coalition.
21 Feb 2020
Delhi is just one half of a state. But the obsession with the upcoming Assembly polls there is quite unbelievable
10 Feb 2020
It was a different kind of birthday for Rahul Gandhi, and the gift he received was a hard-earned one. It was exactly a year ago, on December 11, 2017, that he took over the reins of the Congress.
12 Dec 2018
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi set the terms of the debate with a caustic attack on Modi and followed it up with ba theatrical hug that took everyone by surprise.
22 Jul 2018
What is this history that fells its own chronicler? This presiding ideology that devours its own subject? Which turns a dead body, a silenced voice, into a trophy?
17 Jun 2018
What Yeddyurappa miscalculated and thereby miscommunicated is his ability to garner a majority.
20 May 2018