The importance, or the lack of it, of being PM - 1 week ago
The two power centres of UPA II are costing the country dearly.
Breaking on screen: speed sans accuracy - 3 weeks ago
Broke News – the crisis facing television news media today.
Misplaced confidence in social networking sites - 1 month ago
But social media can inspire people to register and vote in 2014 elections.
In a water-scarce world, every drop counts - 1 month ago
Just as the EU and the US pay farmers not to produce, India may want to look at subsidizing the move away from water-intensive cash crops to crops that do not need so much water. The bulk of farmer suicides are from water- scarce regions that are growing water- intensive crops.
Why do we forget to honour our dead? - 2 months ago
Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands, is one of the most picturesque cities in Europe.
Budget for women: They need real help not gender apartheid - 2 months ago
In the last budget before the next general elections, finance minister P Chidambaram could not rock any boat.
Shame on us! We're dying on the road - 3 months ago
In Mumbai, a few days ago, Mobin Barmare decided to save some time, by speeding on the wrong side of the road, on a one way street. Two people died as a result of this.
Living in Outragistan - 3 months ago
Just as a cycle of protest and outrage dies out, a new cycle of protest and outrage begins, the previous outrage is forgotten. It is almost as though this has become the Republic of Outragistan.
To achieve peace, show you are ready for war - 4 months ago
Peace with Pakistan is desirable. But like any relationship, this one too cannot be built on lies. More importantly, peace cannot be built on a foundation of resentment.
Shun negativism, focus on basics - 4 months ago
2012 was the year in which the discourse on violence against women stepped out, from the dingy nooks and crannies that it inhabited, the hushed whispers it was talked in, to the public space with a full blown agitation a cry for reform.