Articles by Mahesh Vijapurkar
Jun 06, 2016
Eknath Khadse's endeavour to come out unscathed exposes his double standardsIn Eknath Khadse's present endeavour to come out unscathed from a medley of allegation, he has implied that the sauce for the goose is not the sauce for the gander.
Jun 04, 2016
Forced to quit, Eknath Khadse tackles graft allegations with calmIt would be far too optimistic to expect that the probes on allegations against Khadse will arrive at a conclusion quickly.
May 27, 2016
In a crisis, it isn't resilience but the helplessness of Mumbaikars that lets them carry onMedia tends to celebrate the ‘resilience’ of the Mumbai residents. Every time a crisis occurs, they bear it with equanimity, and look to get on with their life.
May 25, 2016
Pledge of allegiance? West Bengal MLAs give Sonia Gandhi signed affidavit of loyaltyWest Bengal has come up with a new trick — getting the newly elected MLAs to sign their loyalties on stamped papers.
May 20, 2016
Digvijaya Singh's prescription for the Congress: More than 'deep surgery'Digvijaya Singh has truly set the cat among the Congress pigeons by admitting that the party requires 'deep surgery'
May 17, 2016
MCD bypolls: When AAP govt rules Delhi, how is it an outsider in civic elections?Kejriwal's statement was a quick spin for AAP's poor strike rate, compared to the 67 out of the 70 last election.
May 17, 2016
Don't decry 'judicial activism': Courts help those whom the system disownsA smart lawyer and astute politician, Jaitley has asked the judiciary to draw its own Lakshman Rekha.
May 16, 2016
Freebies belong in the past: Leaders should focus on honest governance instead of buying votesThe post-poll freebies, which are the promises made in the election manifestos, are the second level of lure, as has been the case in Tamil Nadu.
May 13, 2016
Malegaon blasts: NIA will get its clean chit when it finds out who's guiltyThose had been put behind bars in the Malegaon blasts case have every reason now to ask the State for restitution. This compensation would be for being put in jail for no reason.
May 12, 2016
Politics bends even the best, but new UPSC recruits should sustain the optimismUPSC recruits must reach deep into their inner resources and sustain their optimism