Narendra Modi has lots in common with Indira Gandhi in style, populism and opposition
Narendra Modi and Indira Gandhi are in contrasting contexts, yet there are striking similarities in their style and populism
Making a sense of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) elections
For an outsider, the JNU election is all about ‘laal salaam, comrade, hum ladenge saathi’ and of course, Kanhaiya Kumar.
On the whole BJP-ruled states are not doing very well because of theatrics and outright populism.
Nikah Halala has ended up a tool in the hands of a hostile country. It also needs to be seen in that light.
Karunanidhi is also probably the only leader who has allied with the Congress, BJP, Third Front and the Left.
Using Ayurveda along with Yoga helps us gain complete harmony and balance in body and mind so that we can discover our true Self that is one with all.
Mumbai is struggling in the rain. But the government seems more interested in mindlessly populist meddling with non-essential movie-watching.
Price of defence equipment is keep secret because it would be easy for our adversaries to figure out strategic specifications based on price.
Everything in desh bhakti genre since then is honourable but bland. We've seen the sportive spirit wrapped in the Indian flag over and over again.
The opposition to the NRC is opportunistic and is coming from politicians who have repeatedly raised the illegal immigrant issue.
Our political masters are interested only in things that are exciting, and not doing things right.
Creating undesirable social tensions or starting controversial deportations of poor people does not suit an aspiring power like India.
While it may be able to get away by pummelling a weak Congress in television debates or elections, the flip side is that the image of India as a place where the rule of law and constitutional order is supreme is bound to take a beating.
It is very clear that these stories are planted by the gossipy brigade in Bollywood.
There have been other surgical strikes before, and the Modi government's strikes in PoK are not the most prominent surgical strikes to have been carried out.
Neither detentions nor the no-detention policy address the quality of learning that children receive in schools. That is why we are failing our children.
The muscular approach of 2015 has been followed by confidence building in the Northeast, and this could be a viable option to be replicated in Jammu and Kashmir and the LWE-affected states.
Two Union ministers made statements that directly undermine the rule of law. This could have dangerous repercussions.
It is not enough for India to merely protest the report. It must take stronger action against UN personnel who peddle the ISI narrative.
A senior entertainment journalist reflects on his relationship with the Quantico star.
This week has given India two lessons - first from the Croatian President at the World Cup Final, and second from the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea.