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Process As Punishment

A few days ago, Sameer Wankhede, the NCB officer and man in charge of the…

Yasin Malik The ‘Gandhian’ Terrorist

Its often said that ‘one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter’. It’s a contentious…

The Joy of Being Umran Malik and Nikhat Zareen

I recall interviewing Nelson Mandela and I recall the great man telling me how he…

Falling Rupee; Rising Prices Then and Now

Now it’s often said that where you stand in Indian politics depends on where you…

Private Life of Rahul Gandhi

A video of around 12 seconds is put out on twitter on Tuesday morning by…

कौन है Navneet Rana?

There is a wonderful movie on at the moment on Disney Hotstar called Kaun Hai…

Bulldozer With An Ominous Message

The dominant image of this week has been bulldozers being used to demolish alleged ‘illegal’…

In the Name of Ram

This week, Ram Navmi celebrations have seen communal violence erupt in over half a dozen…

Hate But With A Smile !

I want to reflect on an observation of the Delhi High court and an order.…

Where Were You In 1990?

A young colleague in the newsroom asked a perfectly legitimate question: where were you in…