On a day when spin masters will torture the language of politics and plunder the lexicon to define victory and defeat and when pollsters and punters will redefine accuracy of prediction, a few observations. Like it is no longer necessary for a ... New Indian Express, 1 day ago
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New Delhi : The Delhi edition of India Non Fiction Festival saw a plethora of interesting sessions with personalities like Rajmohan Gandhi, Dipankar Gupta, Jitendra Bhargava, Kiran Karnik, Shankkar Aiyar, Bharat Wakhlu, Gen VP Malik, amongst many ...APN News, 1 week ago Two-day non-fiction festival in De.. Samaylive, 1 week ago
It's that time when India hosts the Political Formula One—the race of theories and theorists. In a week, spin masters from the Congress and BJP will bloody their nails and knuckles clawing on to illusions and political delusions to explain the ...New Indian Express, 1 week ago
It is an old aphorism. Those who seek to govern must not wish/desire to be loved. In India's democracy, it would seem those who do govern must not expect to be rewarded with votes. In a couple of weeks, once the results of the five states Assembly ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
The debate could have been about NaMo Model versus RaGa Model. Neither was visible. The single biggest problem in communication, George Bernard Shaw once said, is the illusion that it has taken place. You could say that about the ongoing poll ...New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
This weekend, as India's political class roils in rhetoric at political rallies, 376 members of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee closeted in a hotel in Beijing will mull the next wave of gaige kaifang or very simply reforms.New Indian Express, 4 weeks ago
Like Sardar Vallabhai Patel must be amused at the very least over the manner in which the two national parties are battling over his legacy. The memory of the man who unified Bharat and drew the map of modern India is being fought over, to redraw ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
This year the state of Mizoram created a record of sorts. The government of Mizoram called the Assembly to session. The session started on Tuesday and ended on Wednesday. In five years, the 40-member house has met for barely 106 days or 20 days in a ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
India is struggling to make sense. In an age when young app-crazy Indians yearn for smart governance, the government of India is subscribing for a lottery, basis a dream-tip-off from a sage about the existence of a cache of 1,000 tonnes of gold ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
This week, the Congress Vice-President introduced rocket science into the political discourse on empathy and entitlements. Specifically, he spoke about escape velocity—the speed that an object needs to be travelling to break free of a planet or ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
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