Articles by Bikram Vohra
Jan 21, 2017
Donald Trump plays modern day 'Che Guevara', but the job won't be easy for himPeople power sounds good. But with 660 jobs still not filled, 78 elected officials absenting themselves from the inauguration and the ninth judge to the Supreme Court still vacant as a seat Trump cannot say: You are fired.
Jan 20, 2017
Ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, how we think he would redo JFK's iconic speechhat if Donald Trump stole JFK's speech or at least plagiarised it in today's context?
Jan 18, 2017
Salman Khan acquitted in Jodhpur for Arms Act case: The actor has paid his dues 'deerly' let it go nowThe Jodhpur court ruling that Khan be given the benefit of doubt makes one wonder where the doubt is?
Jan 18, 2017
Indian passports fare poorly, but are a prized item in fertile market of stolen documentsHere is Mr S Kumar walking into Immigration clutching his passport with a valid visa, how do you know he is not his brother?
Jan 17, 2017
For Modi, Trump and Kejriwal, opinion is limited to 140 characters on Twitter, and so is governanceWith presidents and prime ministers all falling back on this truncated form of communication, governance is fast being stunted to 140 characters with spacing on Twitter
Jan 14, 2017
Donald Trump insulting and stonewalling the press is nothing new in dog-eat-dog worldThe White House press corps — in fact, media everywhere — are a largely elitist and spoilt bunch, rotten and accustomed to having the inside track. And because they don't support each other. In that lies the fourth estate's problem.
Jan 12, 2017
Donald Trump dumped on the media but that doesn't make him an idiotDonald Trump, 45th President of the US may well have to paraphrase his sentiments as his detractors ask with trepidation not what he can do but what he will do to the country.
Jan 12, 2017
Amazon vs Sushma Swaraj: Indian flag no doormat, but EAM must focus on larger issuesIf there is a kernel of concern, in this current drama and the swift manner in which Amazon saw its bottom line with India wrinkling and promptly withdrew the offending item from its Canadian website, it is the Sushma Swaraj element
Jan 11, 2017
Barack Obama's farewell speech: POTUS' comments on democracy, rise of radicalism relevant to IndiaBarack Obama came to Chicago and stitched up what Meryl Streep had rent asunder at the Golden Globe Awards when she went all schmaltzy and theatrical over her dislike for Donald Trump.
Jan 10, 2017
The nation has gone past Rahul Gandhi, and the media also needs to move onRahul keeps being pushed back into the limelight by the media while the rest of the country doesn’t give a toss any more.