Nehru's vision and master urban planner and architect Le Corbusier's principles of light, space and greenery are still evident everywhere in Chandigarh. Geetanjali Krishna finds a haven in the city. IMAGE: The symbolic open hand of Chandigarh. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons. Last week, just as I was admiring a gigantic sculpture of an open hand raised in the sun, someone whatsapped me a photograph of President Trump, a closed fist raised in triumph after his poorly-attended inauguration. I was ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The record allocation for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) programme, at Rs 48,000 crore, to provide jobs to 50 million households, is an open acknowledgement of the philosophy of the Congress party. The post Union Budget ...First Post.com, 3 weeks ago
A major reason the media is being targeted by right-wing establishments in both India and the US is the belief among the "official" ideologues that large sections of the newspapers, magazines and TV channels are dominated by left-liberals, a legacy of ...Prokerala, 1 week ago
'Modi is likely to make more announcements to win or retain popularity, and put himself at the centre of things even more than now,' says T N Ninan.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Exactly mid-way through his five-year term, Narendra Modi has changed gears, and possibly direction. Till November, his was an administration seemingly determined to follow a path of sustained incrementalism -- a steady flow of small steps whose cumulative impact would be transformative. Or so it was ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
(Ashutosh is an official spokesperson for the Aam Aadmi Party. He comments on LK Advanis desire to resign as MP because of the logjams in Parliament.) A tragic hero upstaged by his own protege. A disappointed veteran shedding tears when the very person he ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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