Madhavan Narayanan is a senior journalist who has covered politics, diplomacy, business, technology and other subjects in a long career that has spanned organisations including Reuters, Business Standard and Hindustan Times. He is currently an independent columnist, editor and commentator. He is listed among the top 200 Indian influencers on Twitter. He tweets as @madversity.
What are we looking at as we head into elections in 2019 in India? A 1971 scenario or 1977 scenario, or is that 1980?
Jan 25, 2019 - 02:21 PM IST
I would like to wish all of you a very happy new year. You think I am two weeks late?
Jan 15, 2019 - 04:47 PM IST
On the face of it two recent Supreme Court judgements of significance have gone opposite ways for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Jan 14, 2019 - 12:24 PM IST
There are moments of epiphany when a bright flash of light appears in the mind's eye to give us an enlightening idea of some hard truth or knowledge.
Jan 3, 2019 - 02:08 PM IST
As the year 2018 winds up, I am on to a pet theme: the connection between popular cinema and electoral politics.
Dec 28, 2018 - 12:29 PM IST
The big question the morning after a state assembly election verdicts in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh in which the reins of power have shifted from the BJP to the Congress is this: Ha
Dec 12, 2018 - 04:54 PM IST
Sometimes, I think relations between India and Pakistan are a television serial made by Ekta Kapoor, because, like her soap opera titles, the letter K recurs in conflict zones with improbable consi
Dec 6, 2018 - 12:51 PM IST
What happens when an Indian woman wins what is called the 'Oscar of the culinary world'?
Nov 21, 2018 - 02:00 PM IST