India’s first PM Jawaharlal Nehru has often been accused of being a pacifist, his Fabian Socialist training perhaps acting as a personal touch point.
A vituperative and highly damaging speech at Mujahid Manzil on July 10, 1953 set the tone and tenor of Sheikh Abdullah's future relationship with India.
In school, one had to memorise Julius Caesar and one got pretty good at it.
Attempting to revive the vast swathe of sick PSUs by continuing to pour good money after bad is a self-defeating exercise.
Soft Hindutva has almost overnight acquired hot button status, courtesy Rahul Gandhi’s successful temple run in Gujarat.
Sheikh Mohommed Abdullah was a true nationalist, but equally he was also deeply self obsessed.
Special CBI trial court judge O.P. Saini brought the Patiala House court complex down when he acquitted all the 2G scam accused in one fell swoop.
You remember Bipasha?
Like a putrescent odor that bubbles out of tar, Kashmir has had this uncanny knack of sitting up, waiting to be in your face, to get noticed, and remain firmly part of the nation’s discourse.
Even as vengeance was like an open wound and bestiality and bloodletting carried on at the time of independence which resulted in partition and one of the largest cross border migrations that histo