Why India's politics is less like cricket and more like kabaddi
What an election! Politicians are grappling each other with words, and the Supreme Court is taunting the Election Commission.
Many undesirable, dangerous trends in 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Some of the things that are happening could undermine the election process, others are just agenda-driven.
The controversy over Sabarimala is about the agendas of some who are seeking a political right to enter the temple as if it were a public place, not a special place of worship for a particular community.
Jan 18, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
Hindu temples are often owned and run by the state, and governments have no problem using temple revenues for things that have nothing to do with temples or Hinduism.
Jan 18, 2019, 16:27 PM IST
Our crops are different, our festivals and new year celebrations fall on different dates and we speak different languages and follow different religions. It is time for sarkari babus to know that diversity is important for Indian unity.
Jan 15, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
There is only one commonality that has given rise to the SP-BSP alliance. Everything else is a challenge.
Jan 15, 2019, 16:19 PM IST
The Rafale ruling helped the BJP with the perception of the urban middle class, while the Sabarimala verdict may have opened up the South.
Jan 14, 2019, 12:24 PM IST
The deeper game of electoral chess will see community leaders play a major role in shaping alliances and coalitions.
Jan 03, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
'Waiting' is a core behavioural issue and one of the unfair expectations that Indians heap on government institutions.
Jan 09, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
Bollywood and politics have to listen to and deliver to the same person - the moviegoer who is the voter.
Dec 28, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
The rule has been there for a long time, so those who are crying themselves hoarse are merely going for the hype.
Dec 27, 2018, 14:31 PM IST
Bhai kuch bhi bol sakta hai. But birthday boy Salman Khan can only dish it out, he can’t take it.
Dec 31, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Talking about sex is not everyone's cup of coffee. They grin and bear with it only because of who Karan Johar is.
Dec 24, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
The push to have the price in the public domain smacks of vested interest that does not bother about what is good for India.
Dec 24, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Ironical perhaps is the fact that Kamal Nath himself cannot exactly claim to be a local boy.
Dec 19, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
Why must daring only be the domain of Aamir Khan? I think somewhere Shah Rukh has taken up the challenge of dropping the alleged vanity of a star to the ground.
Dec 14, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
Support remains strong for both demonetisation and PM Modi. But there are some points that he may need to pay attention to.
Dec 13, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
Promises are viewed through the prism of on-ground performance and smart oratory might seem like empty words when the future becomes the present.
Dec 12, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
India has always resisted external mediation on the Kashmir dispute but a common cause against extremism in the region should give it leverage.
Dec 06, 2018, 12:51 PM IST