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A spontaneous movement of neutral, patriotic, non-professional citizen journalists and commentators on the Internet, the Twitterati, is rewriting norms for the media.Wednesday, 12 January 2011 - 2:56am
India is turning into a banana republic. Not only politicians, but also the media, the judiciary and the armed forces are being drawn into this web of kickbacks and payoffs.Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 3:37am
Our initial response to the Meera Shankar patdown was to keep things quiet. Our own rules are replete with exceptions on who can’t be frisked — including a private citizen called Robert Vadra.Tuesday, 14 December 2010 - 2:42am
India has a knack of aligning with declining powers; first USSR and now the US. Instead of playing second fiddle to the US, India should aspire to be one of the three great powers.Tuesday, 30 November 2010 - 3:26am
The US president has made a hash of almost everything, including his war in Afghanistan. He may want India to give in on J&K. Dear Manmohan, beware.Tuesday, 2 November 2010 - 2:50am
The CWG may have been a moderate success, but the money wasted in holding it tells us why we have the worst of both worlds: high corruption and high inefficiency. Jugaad is not worth it.Tuesday, 19 October 2010 - 12:59am
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