Coomi Kapoor | BLOG BYTES
Who is the better known Gandhi today? The Father of the Nation or descendants of the Congress first family whose members have ruled India for most of the last half century?
Recollections of the Indian Express newsroom on the day Gandhi died
Whatever goes on in the global economy,lifestyle channels live in la-la land
The government must clarify its position on competition in the petroleum sector
The points that have been made in the criticism of the chief election commissioners recommendation of the removal of Election Commissioner Navin Chawla…
Given that the country is currently facing complex challenges from communally-oriented terrorists,huge corporate frauds and a worsening political situation in the neighbourhood…
It was noon on Sunday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina were busy sampling seafood…
The green and yellow fringing her dress was certainly no coincidence,and as her fairytale continued into the week,Australia’s exuberant fans made sure Jelena Dokic’s opponents had more than just the tennis to contend with on court.
Judges reluctance to make their assets public has subjected them to unwarranted and totally avoidable controversy…
The Taliban,in virtual control of northern parts of Pakistan,has exhibited its fanatical mindset….
It is useless talking to Pakistans civilian leaders about what happened in Mumbai. They are not in charge of that unfortunate countrys foreign policy….
Elections to the 15th Lok Sabha are only ten weeks away. Can anything be said about their outcome without the fear of being contradicted….
The distribution of the Prime Ministers duties during his absence has been such that it ensured nobody feels overly self-important….
I celebrated the millenniums arrival in a restaurant in Galle in Sri Lanka. An election had just taken place where I was an observer and that taught me a lot about politics in Sri Lanka….
The self-appointed moral police are not really the best advertisement for Indian culture.
Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullahs writ runs large over the picturesque Swat valley,reported all major papers.
Prime Minister Vajpayees knee got away lightly compared to Prime Minister Singhs heart.
The Saji Mohan saga is shameful. But it also offers an opportunity for the police to cleanse itself
Raj Thackeray can erase shop signs. He cant erase Sindhi memory
The first anniversary of Harbhajan Singh’s hearing for abusing Symonds,almost coincided with the off-spinner being conferred with the Padma Shri.
It’s rather unusual for an Indian cricket captain to be sitting with just five cameras and a handful of print reporters.
The ban on smoking in films is overturned. Does free speech trump public health?
Barack Obama has announced good policies and has begun his presidency in earnest Spelling out change.
One of the first actions taken by Obama was to issue a 120-day moratorium on all trials in Guantanamo.
Pakistans President Zardari tells the US why they should help him