Tunku Varadarajan is the Virginia Hobbs Carpenter Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
The escalation of the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, incident has shown us up as a truly petty people.
A form of cricket once scorned by the purists can be a thing of real beauty.
On March 22, multiple explosions in Brussels left 31 dead. Five takeaways from the most recent act of Islamist terrorism in the West.
Here’s an Indian Test XI that would fight to the bitter end. I start with Gavaskar and Sehwag. And please note there is no Tendulkar.
The billionaire is wrecking the Republican Party — and making things easy for the Democrats.
Let us hail Kanhaiya. If not for his politics, then certainly for the eloquence of his language.
The ruling party should leave secularism alone. Economic reform is what will save India from itself
Some lessons from the national embarrassment that is the JNU sedition affair. Will non-Hindutva Modi voters be left in the lurch?
One is a political freak, the other a self-made leader with a vision for his country. The comparisons are amusing, but utterly facile.
Indians need to take drastic action to end racism against black Africans. We can’t be behaving like animals toward foreigners in our country.
There’s a galloping sense of ‘buyer’s remorse’, as the Old Continent wakes up to the truth that it has taken on a mass of people who cannot be assimilated.
A respected journalist is gagged by goons on a university campus.
Ms Haley is Indian-American, and Christian, and a political star.
What India must do—and not do—in its war against terrorists
From foreign policy to gay sex, what went wrong and what went right.
The hypocrisy of the Islamic world is laid bare once more
As Nirbhaya, Jyoti became a symbol of civic convenience that fit with Indian society’s patriarchy. We know her name. Let’s say it aloud, again and again
All that makes and breaks the country — faith to family, politics to media.
In both, cricket and politics, what we were seeing was a species of indignant, nationalist pushback against standards set by the West.
I’d be lying if I were to say that I don’t enjoy watching India play Pak. That word — enjoy — is a meagre way to describe the feelings that course through millions of Indians when India takes on its westerly neighbour.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.