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Meghnad Desai


Meghnad Desai writes: Why Kejriwal win is a game changer

February 16, 2020 11:04 am

Arvind Kejriwal ran an astute campaign for Delhi elections which did not allow the BJP to distract voters from the solid achievements of the Aam Aadmi Party in delivering public services. He did not fight PM Narendra Modi on the CAA, and treated it as irrelevant for Delhi polls.

Meghnad Desai questions number of lives lost in Mahabharata battle

January 04, 2019 3:37 am

Meghnad Desai was delivering the lecture on ‘Mortality in the Mahabharata-Exploration in Historical Demography’ organised by Gujarat Institute of Development Research at Ahmedabad Management Association.

Book Review - Hubris: Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One

August 22, 2015 12:00 am

A light-hearted look at what ails global economics.

Out Of My Mind: Hold your head high

January 11, 2015 12:00 am

It took some time before the Charlie Hebdo protest became a political issue.

Out of my mind: Rebuilding during a storm

July 13, 2014 12:44 am

It has faced criticism on inflation, the judiciary, Indians stranded abroad, minor misdemeanours by junior ministers and the Budget, which has been all over the newspapers.

Out of My Mind: Enough Cacophony

May 11, 2014 10:22 am

In terms of what happens in other democracies, India is just about to catch up with grown-up behaviour.

Narendra Modi will be PM of India: Meghnad Desai

April 25, 2014 7:21 pm

Lord Desai endorsed the Gujarat chief minister's credentials for the country's top job.

Back to Amritsar

February 09, 2014 4:58 am

Indira Gandhi rightly concluded that a sovereign nation cannot tolerate any challenge to its integrity.

The almost man

January 09, 2014 9:39 pm

Ever since the victory in 2009,Congress veterans have been trying to cut Manmohan Singh down to size.

The changeover year

January 09, 2014 9:58 pm

At first,the Congress pooh-poohed the idea of a prime ministerial candidate.