Articles by Akshaya Mishra
May 22, 2017
IPL final 2017: The emotional roller-coaster ride of a Mumbai Indians super fanPune were choked by some brilliant bowling from Mumbai Indians and the roof comes down. Flag in hand, the kid sprints across the living room space a few times, performs several kangaroo jumps, throws the cap in the air repeatedly and just refuses to calm down.
May 20, 2017
Three years of Narendra Modi govt: Making sense of the shrillness that is IndiaNarendra Modi's arrival on the national scene marked the ascendance of the most definitive counterweight to the Congress system and the thought process driving and sustaining it.
May 19, 2017
Kapil Mishra hurls allegations against Arvind Kejriwal: Steals the show, but charges remain unoriginalFormer minister Kapil Mishra contributed his bit to the noise pollution in Delhi on Friday. He occupied television space for about half-an-hour. He made a PowerPoint presentation. And he uttered brave, dire words against Arvind Kejriwal.
May 18, 2017
IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad were denied a fair chance against Kolkata Knight Riders in eliminatorShed a few tears for David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was not fair on them. They did not even get a decent chance to fight it out in the eliminator.
May 18, 2017
3 years of Narendra Modi govt: Can you separate the man from the din? No, both feed off each otherThree years on, how has Narendra Modi changed India? Switch off the television news channels, log out of social media, stay away from the websites you surf, pause and look around.
May 16, 2017
CBI raids Chidambarams' homes: Here's why the Congress fightback has to be more political than legalRevenge politics, political vendetta, witch-hunt: The Congress can use any combination of words to describe the raids on the properties of P Chidambaram.
May 15, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party hops from farce to farce: How far is the leap to tragedy?It’s difficult to tell whether tragedy follows farce or farce follows tragedy. In the case of the Aam Aadmi Party, non-stop farce carries the hint of the tragic.
May 12, 2017
National Herald case: Congress' desperate bid to shield Sonia and Rahul Gandhi is hurting its image moreIn its desperation to shield Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi from scrutiny, Congress could be damaging its image more than doing any good to it.
May 10, 2017
EVM tampering row: Election Commission should be aggressive about dispelling doubtsThe best way is to accept the challenge of the AAP and ask it to change the motherboard in 90 seconds to manipulate test voting and results. It would not only settle the doubts over EVMs once for all, but also save the commission from unnecessary criticism.
May 09, 2017
Justice Karnan vs Supreme Court: Judiciary must mind its reputation and find a way to deal with maverick judgesIf it weren’t a matter involving the judiciary, a solemn institution, the controversy involving Justice Karnan would be seriously funny.