Monday, Dec 05, 2022

IE column


What Modi could learn from Deng

December 04, 2014 12:42 am

Keep a low profile while growing your strength. Keep the focus on domestic development

Our enchanted world

November 01, 2014 12:42 am

Scepticism has made the supernatural safe, even fun

Ebola and hysteria

October 31, 2014 3:32 am

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

An escape from ideology

October 31, 2014 3:13 am

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

A command economy of opinion

May 15, 2014 8:28 am

The media industry worries little about the Indian government now. Its concern is rather about revenues, which are still tiny in relation to the size of its audience.

Flip side: Will and testament

April 20, 2014 12:18 am

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is busy writing his final will and testament, in the political context of course. His publishers, however, have leaked some portions in advance. Excerpts:

Inside track: Que sera sera

April 20, 2014 12:14 am

Among the many delightful nuggets in Sanjaya Baru’s controversial book, The Accidental Prime Minister, is the one where a puzzled Manmohan Singh cross-questioned his media adviser, Baru, as to the meaning of the expression, ‘Que Sera Sera’.

Fifth column: Sonia’s loving message

April 21, 2014 9:18 am

So fascinated was I by Sonia’s Bharatiyata appeal that I watched it more than once in Hindi and in English and longer I watched, the more I saw a case for slander.

Out of my mind: Who would want to be PM?

April 20, 2014 12:02 am

Prime Ministers’ reputations have lately been trashed, not just for the incumbent — who has been the subject of two books — but also the last PM.

The Modi chill

April 16, 2014 11:39 pm

A polarised, shrunken debate allows only two options: you can either love him or hate him