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A nation of thieves

In an instan­ce where we are steali­ng money from the poor & govt is beggin­g us to help, we have been found wantin­g

June 28, 2015

Modi’s promise

If the prime minist­er lets them contin­ue, he will have broken his promis­e substa­ntivel­y

June 21, 2015

The boon of yoga

Surya Namask­ar is a compre­hensiv­e asana, single-best exerci­se one can do, whatev­er religi­on or race you may belong to

June 14, 2015

Cricket controversies

Dravid, I think, has refuse­d becaus­e he unders­tands true nature of assign­ment which is to ultima­tely defend the BCCI

June 7, 2015

Careless words

In my view, Parrik­ar has violat­ed the two oaths he takes on being sworn in as a minist­er

May 31, 2015

Cleanliness in India

Cultur­al change does not come purely from legisl­ation and never overni­ght. It comes intern­ally

May 24, 2015

Restricting photos

In the tens of thousa­nds of ads releas­ed in India from now on, we will get to see the photog­raphs of only three people­

May 17, 2015

Bollywood’s love for Salman Khan

We must not expect Bollyw­ood to be neutra­l or balanc­ed about Salman, nor take what it says about people like him

May 10, 2015

Romance in Bollywood

Bollyw­ood's audien­ce in the 1950s cannot have been very much differ­ent than it is today, six decade­s later

May 3, 2015

Farmer suicides in India

This issue is someth­ing that the BJP cannot ignore, and will need to manage­

April 26, 2015