Michael Pinto is a former secretary (shipping), government of India
The very essence of an open, democratic society is that different groups are allowed to agitate their concerns and demands before the relevant authorities. This is what the democratic ethos is all about.
In bank frauds, as in much else, wrongdoers go free, the root cause remains
We must not bring back the licence raj to engineering education
Swaraj’s gesture didn’t change facts of Lalit Modi case or subvert due process
VS Naipaul who passed away on Saturday (August 11) occupied a rather curious place. Never the one to mince words, Naipaul had often been scathing not only against his peers but also against the place he belonged to.