Articles by Akshaya Mishra
Jul 12, 2017
Amarnath yatra attack: Media raises patriotism debate again; will there be an end to this frivolity?The national political discourse following the attack on Amarnath yatris in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be controlled before it goes out of hand. You cannot be a patriot by branding other countrymen as unpatriotic.
Jul 11, 2017
Team India coach fiasco: Why Virat Kohli and Co need a good man manager more than a taskmasterWhile Anil Kumble’s performance as a coach has been impeccable, India cricket team captain Virat Kohli can stake claim to the same feat.
Jul 10, 2017
Air India's decision to stop serving non-vegetarian meals in economy class reinforces bias against cattle classWithout hard numbers it is difficult to contest Air India’s decision, however, one can be certain that it reinforces the class bias already in the minds of some higher class flyers.
Jul 07, 2017
West Bengal communal riots: How BJP manages to bind leaders like Mamata Banerjee in a 'secularism trap'No matter how Mamata Banerjee reacts to the riots in West Bengal, she risks being identified with one side of the communal divide.
Jul 06, 2017
Virat Kohli has no use for MS Dhoni or Yuvraj Singh while planning for 2019 World CupMS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh may still be performing decently in their respective roles for the Indian team, but are clearly missing is the spark of the earlier days.
Jul 06, 2017
Narendra Modi audacious approach in Israel marks birth of bold India, end of Nehru era and CongressIs it time to say goodbye to the Jawaharlal Nehru era? From foreign policy, economy to social mindset, a new era seems to be taking shape under prime minister Narendra Modi.
Jul 03, 2017
India vs West Indies: Are MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane only playing for their own futures or for cause of the team?What explains Rahane’s 91-ball 60 and Dhoni’s 114-ball 54? Throughout the series, both batsmen have looked more intent on having big scores against their names than responding smartly to the needs of the team.
Jun 30, 2017
Narendra Modi warns gau rakshaks: Words don’t count for much; PM must pull up chief ministers of BJP-ruled statesThe cow vigilante controversy is headed in the same frivolous direction. If there was real seriousness on either side, Narendra Modi would be kept out of the picture and questions would be asked to the chief ministers.
Jun 29, 2017
Narendra Modi's rebuke to gau rakshaks is fine, but can he fight the 'so what if we kill' mindset?Narendra Modi does not realise that he is addressing the New Indian. The latter rose into prominence riding on his popularity, but has expanded far too much now to be brought under control
Jun 28, 2017
India vs West Indies: From awesome to awful, glory of Caribbean cricket remains only in nostalgiaThe decline of the West Indies cricket team is so shocking that the glory of Caribbean cricket can only be found in nostalgia.