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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Sudheendra Kulkarni

The writer was an aide to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

A poet-PM’s ‘get-well-soon’ letter to Mehdi Hassan
Fri, Jun 15, 2012

How the King of Ghazals figured in Vajpayee’s peace mission with Pakistan

Education: A silent Muslim revolution
Sun, Jun 10, 2012

The India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi is nestled in the neighbourhood of more high-brow institutions of intellectual activity

Why parties should listen to people
Sun, May 27, 2012

One of the email responses to the column came from an 80-year-old reader,Amritlal Bhatia,who has taught ethics and worked in rural development for many years.

Lok Sabha,Rajya Sabha,Acharya Sabha
Sun, May 13, 2012

While participating in a TV debate last fortnight on the forthcoming Rashtrapati election,I was shocked to hear one of the participants

Next Rashtrapati
Sun, Apr 29, 2012

What is it about some—not,I must add,all—of our public servants who,once they occupy a high public office,think that they are lords of the public?

Atal,Advani,Singh: A common quest
Sun, Apr 15, 2012

Should history be allowed to determine the course of human destiny?

General thoughts on BRICS summit
Sun, Apr 01, 2012

The events of last week,when the stand-off between the army chief and the government plumbed new depths of impropriety,are deeply depressing

Let’s outdo China in Railways
Sun, Mar 18, 2012

The enormity of this crisis has completely escaped the attention of our policy-makers and policy-influencers.

Havaai adda vs bus adda
Sun, Mar 04, 2012

After spending nearly two months in Uttar Pradesh for election-related work for my party,I took a flight back from Lucknow to New Delhi.

A dynasty in danger
Sun, Feb 19, 2012

The Dynasty is angry. The Dynasty is frustrated.

UP in search of real change
Sun, Feb 05, 2012

The incumbent government of the Bahujan Samaj Party will be voted out.

Would Sonia call Nehru anti-Muslim?
Sun, Jan 22, 2012

Know this,and be concerned,very concerned,about its long-term implications for India

India needs swadeshi S&T
Sun, Jan 08, 2012

Come New Year,and the one event that interests me the most is the annual session of the Indian Science Congress,which begins with an inaugural address by the Prime Minister

Russia’s rendezvous with Hinduism
Sun, Dec 25, 2011

Alexander Kadakin,Russia’s envoy to India,has won the hearts of many Indians with his prompt and forthright response to the current controversy

Meeting ‘Gandhiji’ in Tihar
Sun, Dec 11, 2011

I am returning to this column after more than two months.

My Days in Tihar Ashram
Sun, Nov 27, 2011

An accused in the cash-for-votes scam,Sudheendra Kulkarni,writes on the 52 days he spent in Tihar Jail

Poverty in America
Sun, Sep 18, 2011

New York: People in India have traditionally viewed the United States of America as a synonym for prosperity.

Maples in Massachusetts
Sun, Sep 04, 2011

If education is not about simply getting a degree that serves as a passport to enter the job market,what is its true purpose?

Yesterday’s PM
Sun, Aug 21, 2011

What a sorry figure the Prime Minister and his government cut last week!

Breivik and RSS
Sun, Aug 07, 2011

The horrendous acts of terror in Norway on July 22 have cast a flashlight on the painful but a major social transformation that Europe is going through.

Three years ago…
Sun, Jul 24, 2011

This is the year of the birth centenary of Faiz Ahmed Faiz,one of the world’s greatest poets in the 20thcentury.

Lamenting chavanni’s demise
Sun, Jul 10, 2011

Chavanni died last week. But the Reserve Bank of India’s unemotional announcement couched in official language.

Eye-opener for Japan’s youth
Mon, Jul 04, 2011

Earthquake-tsunami-nuclear disaster helps the young find a new meaning to their lives.

Reform Railways,the China way
Sun, Jun 26, 2011

Whenever comparisons are made between India and China to show how our northern neighbour has galloped ahead of us in many areas of development.

Insolent Congress
Sun, Jun 12, 2011

India is diverse,massively diverse.