I discovered Tapanda on a boat to Britain, talking about Bengal, the planetary system and death.
This Saarc summit was marred by more than the insistent negativity of some members about deeper integration
Why do both marginalised groups and political parties flock to them?
Before pronouncing that verdict and doling out punishment, weed out the errors and inconsistencies in the EC’s database of voters
Modi must ensure India does not lose the opportunity to advance regionalism in the eastern subcontinent, and between it and East Asia
For many black boys and men, Ferguson reaffirmed a sense of siege.
India needs a more generous and accommodating approach to Bangladesh.
Paying teachers more without an expectation of high performance or accountability isn’t a wage. It is a subsidy.
Without transparency, autonomy will amount to an unchecked right to do wrong
This moment must be used to re-evaluate army’s role, shrink area under AFSPA
His hectic schedule makes it difficult for us to keep up with him — or anyone else
After the Ferguson decision, it seems much has changed and nothing has changed in America
If Paul Volcker were RBI governor, he would cut rates aggressively — starting today
Second-generation reforms are far away. First recognise the extent of regulatory rot.
Police needs to stop passing the buck for poor service to interfering politicians.
India must sieze this moment to set the agenda for the 2015 climate agreement.
Next round of reform should focus on giving employees flexibility in salary deductions.
Narendra Modi, however, is absolutely right in recognizing that cultural and spiritual bonds between India and Nepal provide a strong foundation.
Obama’s executive action on immigration could spell political trouble for Democrats
Kathmandu fears a review of Delhi’s Nepal policy post-summit
Why Zoho is a rule-breaker in India’s technology capital
Rajiv Gandhi was very popular in his initial years in office. But he could not deliver on his promises.
But has India fully leveraged its presence at the high table?
A structural change is afoot. It holds great promise for India.
There are estimated to be over 1,000 ‘honour killings’ in India every year.
In a country in which every political party is Leftist, the lament is puzzling.
I want to thank my readers for connecting to my writing and permitting me to use your personal experiences.
Rules do not permit Jashodaben to travel in the SPG car even though she enjoys going on pilgrimages.
There is a romantic idea that once all Indians spoke Sanskrit and India was a land of milk and honey.
Adaptation alone will not help in meeting the climate change challenge. We need cost-effective mitigation strategies.
There is a lesson to be drawn from the recent controversy: kangaroo courts of public opinion must stop delivering instant verdicts on minority institutions.
A new book maps Karachi from its halcyon days to its current lawlessness.