Sidharth Mishra

The Khaki confusion on Delhi’s roads

In the Kingsway Camp area of north Delhi, there is a small market known as Edward Lines. This market essentially served in the older times the Delhi Police Lines which exists next to it.

12 Apr 2021

New excise policy: Debate governance, not consumption

Despite we being the country of Mahatma Gandhi, let’s be honest with the fact that alcohol is the biggest contributor to taxes in India with Delhi not being any different.

05 Apr 2021

A law to bring some order in Delhi

The passage of the NCTD bill has been decried by the Opposition as murder of democracy. There is a disagreement on this.

29 Mar 2021

Political liability: From a liberal to a comprador campus

For those who may not know, Ashoka is a private university which marketed itself as a liberal centre of learning albeit at a huge fee.

22 Mar 2021

‘AtmAnirbharta’ in education leaving institutions orphaned

Last week, Delhi’s Finance Minister Manish Sisodia presented the budget where he claimed a hike on allocations for the education sector.

15 Mar 2021

A debilitated and deflated Delhi BJP

Delhi was the first state which acknowledged the presence of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s predecessor Bharatiya Jan Sangh (BJS).

08 Mar 2021

AAP’S enthusiasm: Strength and weakness of its leadership

The most unique and admirable aspect of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership is that it seldom displays black eyes even in the worse of poll bashing.

01 Mar 2021

No road ahead for helpless travellers

The governments of UP and Haryana have also been indifferent to this large daily migrant population.

23 Feb 2021

The Delhi Gridlock

Without getting into the debate of the new farm laws being good or bad, let’s come straight to the point.

08 Feb 2021

O Republic, my Republic

January 26 became a sacrosanct day in Indian history much before India became a Republic on this day in 1950.

01 Feb 2021

Garbage Politics leads to siege within Delhi

There is a siege within the city too, a fallout of the garbage politics by rival political parties – the BJP and the AAP.

25 Jan 2021

Hygiene led fight against coronavirus. Will it against bird flu?

Even as we had started to breathe somewhat easy about Covid, the country is being threatened by avian influenza or the bird flu.

18 Jan 2021

Vacant seats in Delhi University colleges symptom of decay

Three months later the same newspapers have been slow in finding out why the precious seats in the prestigious university are going abegging even in the premium courses like BCom (Honours).

04 Jan 2021

The Yuletide ride on Delhi metro

Of the many Yuletide memories of the national capital, one which has a remarkable impact was to be the part of the first metro ride 18 years ago.

28 Dec 2020

A pandemonium called Delhi

With politicians more focused on optics rather than taking up the tough challenges of real-time governance, pandemonium in Delhi is going to stay for some time.

21 Dec 2020