Sudhakar Jagdish

Articles By Sudhakar Jagdish

Dreams born in graveyard of statues

Sometime in the ’60s, in the flush of Independence, statues of British imperialists were removed to the Capital’s Coronation Park. As statues come under attack in other parts of the country, here they bear the imprint of Delhi’s coaching centre hub that they now abut

Herein lies a king: A day in the life of Alauddin Khilji’s tomb

Swamped by TV debates, drowned in WhatsApp Forwards, and inundated by persons drawn to his lonely stone maqbara now because of a film and the narratives around it, a Sultan and his legacy are dying another slow death.

Deadline close, 300 hands work on A P J Abdul Kalam memorial

A handful of tourists do come to the ground even now, some to look at the structure, others having visited Kalam’s home at Rameswaram and now stopping over to complete what they count as a “pilgrimage”.

A day in the life of man who guards 207-ft flag in Delhi’s Connaught Place

He spends his entire day guarding the 207-ft-tall flag in the heart of Delhi. Does that make him a patriot? Ram Avatar thinks he qualifies.

Learning To Log Off

In early September,a hospital in Pennsylvania,US,began an inpatient programme to cure Internet addicts.

War on an abstract noun—terror

In the wake of the Boston Marathon attack and the killing of a soldier on a street in Woolwich,London,the decade-old phrase ‘War on Terror’ is now being rephrased and redefined by Barack Obama and David Cameron,notes John Cassidy.

Lights,camera and the CM

The footpath opposite the Prime Minister’s 7 Race Course Road residence looked different.

Ajit Singh faces BSP challenge on home turf

What began as a dull contest in Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh’s bastion in Baghpat has slowly turned into a triangular fight among the RLD...