The writer was an aide to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
How the King of Ghazals figured in Vajpayees peace mission with Pakistan
The India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi is nestled in the neighbourhood of more high-brow institutions of intellectual activity
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.
While participating in a TV debate last fortnight on the forthcoming Rashtrapati election,I was shocked to hear one of the participants
What is it about somenot,I must add,allof our public servants who,once they occupy a high public office,think that they are lords of the public?
Should history be allowed to determine the course of human destiny?
The events of last week,when the stand-off between the army chief and the government plumbed new depths of impropriety,are deeply depressing
The enormity of this crisis has completely escaped the attention of our policy-makers and policy-influencers.
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.
The Dynasty is angry. The Dynasty is frustrated.
The incumbent government of the Bahujan Samaj Party will be voted out.
Know this,and be concerned,very concerned,about its long-term implications for India
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
Alexander Kadakin,Russias envoy to India,has won the hearts of many Indians with his prompt and forthright response to the current controversy
I am returning to this column after more than two months.
An accused in the cash-for-votes scam,Sudheendra Kulkarni,writes on the 52 days he spent in Tihar Jail
New York: People in India have traditionally viewed the United States of America as a synonym for prosperity.
If education is not about simply getting a degree that serves as a passport to enter the job market,what is its true purpose?
What a sorry figure the Prime Minister and his government cut last week!
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.
This is the year of the birth centenary of Faiz Ahmed Faiz,one of the worlds greatest poets in the 20thcentury.
Chavanni died last week. But the Reserve Bank of Indias unemotional announcement couched in official language.
Earthquake-tsunami-nuclear disaster helps the young find a new meaning to their lives.
Whenever comparisons are made between India and China to show how our northern neighbour has galloped ahead of us in many areas of development.
India is diverse,massively diverse.