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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Hindutva doublespeak

February 22, 2009 1:20:14 am

My column last week infuriated those of Hindutva persuasion. Especially the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Bringing development to the bahujan within the bahujan

February 22, 2009 1:18:59 am

H.L. Dusadh is not the typical high-society Delhi intellectual one sees at the India International Centre and other usual places in the seminar circuit.

Full innings

February 20, 2009 12:41:39 am

The commencement of the last session of Parliament last week marked the successful culmination of Dr. Manmohan Singh’s 13-party coalition government.

Chocolate as evidence

February 20, 2009 12:40:33 am

Many people balk at the idea that North America had any substantial civilisation before 1492…

Park-ing trouble

February 20, 2009 12:39:23 am

Fencing parks and charging entry fees may bring benefits. But it comes with a price tag

All that glitters is not sold

February 20, 2009 12:37:53 am

Those who lived through the brief but brutal border war with China in the high Himalayas in 1962 still remember the trauma it caused.

Masters of our fate

February 19, 2009 1:00:56 am

An article in the latest issue of Organiser by former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Jagmohan,titled “Vivekananda…


February 19, 2009 12:59:26 am

A little more than a year ago,a young,upstart British journalist set out to trash Indian cinema on the basis of a profound question…

No deal with Congress

February 18, 2009 11:21:12 pm

In an article in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece People’s Democracy,party general secretary Prakash Karat ruled out the possibility…

Black and white and almost over

February 18, 2009 11:17:28 pm

Though they’re read more than ever,newspapers are foundering because they’re just giving it away for free on the Web.

Who are the Khmer Rouge?

February 18, 2009 11:15:09 pm

The Khmer Rouge were guerrillas who formed the Communist Party. Their ideology is based on the ideology of both Marxism and Maoism.

The unravelling in Nepal

February 17, 2009 1:45:25 am

This is election season in Nepal. Politically affiliated panels are pitted against each others for elections to the Nepal Medical Association…

All you need is love

February 17, 2009 1:44:06 am

You’d agree there must be some respect for language. So when the commentator exclaimed…

A tale of two visions in Pakistan

February 17, 2009 1:42:37 am

After seven nerve-racking weeks the tension between Pakistan and India has broken.

Arjun’s saffron side

February 15, 2009 12:56:23 am

HRD Minister Arjun Singh may be the sharpest critic in the Cabinet of anyone espousing a remotely Hindutva line…

Sophisticated forum shopping

February 15, 2009 12:54:59 am

There is no denying that a judge’s mental makeup can be a determining factor in the adjudication of a case.

Grown up politics

February 15, 2009 12:53:28 am

Eighty days after 26/11,Pakistani authorities have responded to India’s dossier

All in the name of Hindu culture

February 15, 2009 12:52:14 am

As a natural ally of the Consortium of Pub-going,Loose and Forward women,my only objection to the Pink Chaddi Campaign is that large boxes of knickers are not being sent to the real villains of the piece.

Democracy and the five-year ritual

February 15, 2009 12:50:31 am

The other day I was talking to a fellow political activist about how to increase voter turnout on the polling day.

Bankers beat actors on news TV

February 14, 2009 3:36:49 am

Till I saw CNBC’S telecast of the US House Financial Services Committee Hearing — for those who missed it,the video is up on the web…