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Opposition-Mukt Bharat?

Long before Puducherry, there was Goa. In 1994, riding on the Ram Janmabhoomi wave, the…

From Cinema to Cricket: Copy Paste Celebrities

Long before Akshay Kumar, there was Kishore Kumar. The singer-actor crooned his way into the…

Thank you Rahane and Co, in gloomy times we needed a blissful moment like this

It’s pitch dark. It’s cold. Bloody cold. 5.30 am in January in the national capital…

The ‘Adani Ambani’ Connection

Remember the Hindi films of  the 1960s socialistic era when the villain was often the…

A prayer for 2021: where the mind is without fear ..

After a traumatic and turbulent 2020, its time to ring in a new year with…

The Anna and kisan movements

One of  the more ironical images during last week’s Bharat Bandh called by farmers groups…

Farmers vs Modi govt: Reform by Diktat

‘Are these really farmers who are blocking the roads and protesting?” It’s a quizzical question…

The inscrutable man in the shadows, Ahmed Patel

In the byzantine corridors of  the Delhi durbar, power is the sole currency. Power here…

TV Anchors vs Aam Aadmi: ‘Personal Liberty’ cant be selective

“Let’s send the message across to every High Court. Please exercise your jurisdiction to protect…

Bihar Elections
Bihar’s ‘Shatranj’ Election

Electoral politics in Bihar provides a much needed dose of oxygen for a critical patient…