Indian Express Column

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Our enchanted world

Scepticism has made the supernatural safe, even fun


No proof required: PDS or NREGA, corruption must go on

No matter what in-the-name-of-the-poor scheme you cook up, the poor get less than 15 per cent

Fear has become a highly exploitable commodity in the political and media marketplaces.

Ebola and hysteria

America isn’t battling the virus as much as the mania around it.


Force behind MIM

Mainstream political parties shy away from fielding Muslim candidates


An escape from ideology

Like Sheherzad of Arabian Nights, Intizar Husain tells stories without moral lessons


RBI, we have a problem

If supply-side problems are the major ailment, why not cut rates — since monetary policy can affect output without affecting inflation


Hindi-Chini 2.0

What we need to learn from China is not the art of running a small firm well, but the art of supporting a small business.


Changing Team State

Government must aim for a younger, less permanent, more diverse civil service.


Slippery ground of the secularism debate

A new language and strategy is needed to expose Modi’s communal agenda


Making it work

Restructure the MGNREGS to raise overall efficiency and gains to rural households.


The disintegration of Janata

The party imploded in spectacular fashion, giving Indira Gandhi the chance to rise again.


from the discomfort Zone: Process obsession

German process obsession translates to providing outstanding value to end customers when they are paying for it.


Flip side: Dangling the participles

The RSS has got their khaki knickers in a twist over what they are calling love jihad.


Inside track: Hooked to hookah

Many Indian cricketers carry a hookah in their bags and take puffs during their free time.


Fifth column: Parivartan needed urgently

Social welfare system created by Nehruvian socialist India is supposed to help our weakest citizens. It does the opposite.