‘Politics’

The commotion of demonetization and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s death on December 6 overshadowed an equally important event. Not a single news channel covered Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s Mahaparinirvana Diwas, the great leader’s death anniversary. This statesman did not receive the respect...

It is true that her death leaves behind a great vacuum in Tamil Nadu politics. She was almost dusted in magic, a bestseller. But in that void, the southern...

Last Friday, I witnessed the internet cry wolf over death of Fidel Castro like it always does. The news on TV soon made me realize this wasn’t the usual...

Eight years ago, on 26 November 2008, 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants had laid siege to Mumbai. Across six locations (mainly Taj Mahal Palace Hotel), the...

Pakistan’s foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz is scheduled to arrive in India next week. But bureaucrats in India are not really willing to play host...

Janardhan Reddy organized one of India’s fattest wedding for his daughter Brahmani on November 16. In normal times, the week-long event would have passed...

The inconvenience faced by common man because of demonetisation continues. And so does the Opposition’s attempts to divide the support of people for...

Sunday morning brought grim news to the breakfast table. At 3:10 AM, 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur. Following the derailment,...

It’s been several days since the Indian media flashed TV screens with cross-border firings. Kashmir is in a state of comatose. No reports of riots, stone...

On early Thursday morning, officials at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) woke up to an unusual call made by a man from Tamil Nadu....