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Meghnad Desai

  • Congress is all set to implode

    When Jawaharlal Nehru was prime minister, he frequently faced a complaint that he was not doing enough to help opposition parties grow.

    Saturday, 28 June 2008 - 9:49pm
  • The policy of divide and misrule

    We believe the imperialists followed the Divide and Rule policy. We told them we were a united people. They told us there was no such thing as India, a single nation.

    Sunday, 15 June 2008 - 3:05am
  • The Centre just cannot hold

    The Fourth anniversary of UPA government has been celebrated and why not.

    Sunday, 1 June 2008 - 10:17am
  • Time to give women their due

    But still the point is worth discussing. But what does that say about the lives and opportunities of women in Britain as against India?

    Sunday, 11 May 2008 - 3:00am
  • Busting economic superstitions

    The primary superstition is that prices are high because traders make them high. They are hoarding and speculating

    Saturday, 26 April 2008 - 11:35pm
  • The tortuous way of the torch

    What Chinese leadership thought would be a celebration of China’s arrival on the global scene as a respected and legitimate world power has turned into a PR nightmare.

    Sunday, 13 April 2008 - 12:38am
  • Of India’s triumph and tragedy

    Tata’s purchase of Jaguar and Land Rover marks a special occasion in the history of Indian business.

    Sunday, 30 March 2008 - 4:00am
  • India may go the Europe way

    Harold Wilson, the most successful Labour leader of all times (he won four elections while even Tony Blair only won three) said, “A week is a long time in politics”.

    Sunday, 16 March 2008 - 6:01pm
  • Rightly, bereft of any brains

    The ABVP mob which attacked Delhi University’s History Department made one thing clear. The BJP and the larger Parivar have an intellectual inferiority complex.

    Sunday, 2 March 2008 - 3:50am
  • Requiem for a Marathi manoos

    Ambadas Haribhau Dharkar is a small footnote in history. A Marathi manoos with a good job in HAL and a nice house.

    Sunday, 17 February 2008 - 3:16am