‘Politics’

Rahul Gandhi should be advised to avoid speaking senselessly. His obsession with Narendra Modi and the compulsion to malign the Prime Minister with unsubstantiated charges have already established him as a politician without much gravity. These are his formative years in politics and he is hurting his own...

Ten-year-old Sondos Mikki went out to buy candles for her family and never came back. Nine-month-old Noor Mohamed Saed Kadek took her last breath in her...

The commotion of demonetization and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s death on December 6 overshadowed an equally important event. Not a single...

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,...