After 26/11,they promised they had learnt from their mistakes and we thought they had. Until last week,when once again,a live and tragic…
As far the concept of Hindutva is concerned,there was never any clarity or unanimity among the leaders of the BJP.
Wikipedia,the worlds largest encyclopedia reached a new milestone after eight years of online existence it has three million articles…
This identity question never really leaves a thoughtful Indian.
One of Musharraf’s advisers has declared that ‘just one phone call from Saudi Arabia will stop all the non-sense’ about sending the General to prison.
Since my original note concerning Jaswant Singhs book appeared in The Indian Express….
Dont try and stop migration. Develop rural India instead….
Tweaking VC appointments will not work without making universities truly independent….
Why some Muslim clergy are on a collision course with the courts….
The last day of August saw me travel to Solapur,a city in southern Maharashtra,to deliver a talk on Mohammed Ali Jinnah and Indias Partition….
The sad and sudden death of YSR Reddy is not the first which will have a huge political impact….
In these times of interactive journalism I make it a point to read the blogs this column evokes….
After the NCPs poor performance in the parliamentary poll,the Congress wants to squeeze its ally in the Assembly poll for Maharashtra….
A seasoned observer of international affairs would not be surprised over Pakistans misuse of weaponry….
Kashmir isnt rocked by polarising moral debates
The BJPs succession battle points to a larger dilemma
Maoists attack on the judiciary has upset its former sympathisers….
A register of reports and views from the Pakistan press….
24×7 News TV when theres no news….
Why should the Indian electorate trust its valuable vote to an EVM which provides no audit trail and no receipt?
In a political climate where everything was seemingly hurtling towards an SMS your vote discourse and snappy in-30-seconds politics…
Would we like it if our forefathers had set slow fire to the world,a fire that crested into visibility during our lifetime,and left it to us to deal with the problem?
The origins of many a war in history remain disputed to this day. The 1965 War between India and Pakistan,however,has the unique…
The unfortunate death of Y.S.R. Reddy has shocked the nation. India has just lost a seasoned politician and a dynamic personality….
Chinas Party cant see that thriving civil society lends it legitimacy….