National security is at stake. The political storm over extension of BSF's jurisdiction is uncalled for
The debate over the Sharm el-Sheikh joint statement continues. But independent of those issues,there is another one,flagged in Meghnad Desai’s recent column.
In my blog last week I wrote about the phenomenon of restaurants pushing feedback forms on diners.
The Reserve Bank of India will announce its monetary policy this week. While there has been talk about the RBI reversing its monetary policy stance…
In Delhi,Kolkata,Mumbai and Bangalore,it seems that everybody is obsessed with the value of their home. The boom in house prices over the last year…
Why is the United States in Afghanistan? What is the essence of its operations? There are reports,which state that certain ISAF countries do not have helicopters that are crucial to the war effort.
Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi houses the Ministry of Urban Development as well as the Ministry of Health….
Its not often this column gets a mailbox full of letters that agree with the views of your humble columnist. This happened last week. The gist of the letters was that Indias national interest was undermined by the Prime Minister when he allowed his Pakistani counterpart to bully him into that reference to Balochistan in […]
Why are Indian politicians so fearful? Why do they behave like teenagers with acne and angst rather than like leaders of a global power….
Trust the Samajwadi Partys ubiquitous general secretary Amar Singh not to disappear from sight even when he is in Singapore for a kidney transplant….
Kalam stood in line. When will our netas follow?….
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has an opportunity to rise above the din of Delhis latest political controversy.
Any ambitious undertaking invariably has accompanying risks. The Delhi Metro is a big project,carrying its inherent risks….
And whether Rita Bahuguna-Joshi broke the law…
Dont fret over the lines of the Indo-Pak joint statement. A bold grand strategy may lie between them….
The sun,the moon,the earth and me,with news TV….
The Sudanese Civil War ended in 2005. However the province of Abyei has often been at the centre of intense fighting….
End-use monitoring of defence equipment from the US is not taboo….
The government,it seems,has decided to go slow on the Food Security Act,something it had promised to enact very quickly,just a month ago.
The new Railways Minister Mamata Banerjees declaration that she will soon get a white paper drafted on Indian Railways performance over the last five years raised ripples.
Admittedly,the Americans are good salesmen and tough bargainers,people who always negotiate from a position from strength…
In Chandigarh Administration v. Nemo,the Punjab and Haryana High Court delivered two judgments (on June 9th and July 17th) holding that a mentally disabled…
On the face of it,bank nationalisation and abolition of privy purses as well as other privileges of princes would appear to be Siamese twins…
A series of ominous signs are visible in Nepals peace and constitution-making process. From the Indian Prime Minister to the UN Secretary General…
Frisking a former president of India was not merely an insult to him,but to the country as well….
Why should India restrict qualified doctors from abroad?