With apologies to the great poet-laureate, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, a prayer for my country i
Every cabinet reshuffle gives us a sense of the state of play in a government and its chief execu
Asking inconvenient questions is what professional journalists are meant to do, so let me ask it
Last night, I interviewed Junaid Khan's father Jallaluddin when he said something that left me numb: 'why do they hate us so much sir that they kill us because of our religion?' He was responding to my question that some reports suggested that the 16 year old Junaid was stabbed to death in a train compartment over a seat dispute. "Itna gussa seat ko lekar nahi hota sir, woh mere bete ko 'anti national' keh rahe the, uski topi aur kapde ko lekar gaali de rahe the,' he said. Jalalauddin was angry and yet remarkably restrained. He was gracious enough to admit that the killers of his son were not representative of society: "Paancho ungilyan ek jaisee nahi hoti sir, kuch log aisa sochte hain," ....