Articles by Akshaya Mishra
Apr 25, 2017
Chetan Bhagat's book in Delhi University syllabus: Does Five Point Someone qualify as good literature?Chetan Bhagat has reason to be delighted. His book, Five Point Someone, will soon be part of the English literature syllabus in Delhi University in the Popular Fiction category.
Apr 24, 2017
IPL 2017: RCB's lack of application reared its head in their humiliating defeat to KKRWith IPL 2017 going badly for the RCB, who have lost five of the seven matches so far, Virat Kohli and Co should re-think their approach.
Apr 21, 2017
Sonu Nigam azaan row: With clerics issuing fatwas at drop of a hat, an introspection is in order for MuslimsA fatwa, like the one against Sonu Nigam, should be treated as an embarrassment to the community and those issuing them should be pulled up.
Apr 20, 2017
VIP culture: Banning red beacon not enough, Narendra Modi must stop the abuse of public officeNarendra Modi, if he is serious about ending the VIP culture, must come down hard on the covert and overt immunities enjoyed by public functionaries of all hues.
Apr 19, 2017
In support of Sonu Nigam: My right to silence is inviolable; please stop the noise right nowSonu Nigam has a point. We Indians have a bizarre fascination for loudness and this needs to stop.
Apr 17, 2017
Odisha Assembly election 2019: Naveen Patnaik shifts out of comfort zone as Narendra Modi threat looms largeThanks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appears to have realised finally that the laidback approach won’t do any more if he wants his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to remain in power after Assembly election in 2019
Apr 14, 2017
IPL 2017: No zing and no flair, what’s wrong with cricket’s rockstars MS Dhoni and Chris Gayle?Chris Gayle, the man who spread fear among bowlers with his imperious presence at the crease alone, suddenly appears vulnerable in this year's IPL.
Apr 12, 2017
MCD polls 2017: Arvind Kejriwal evokes no anticipation; what a great fall it has been for himAs Delhi heads for the crucial civic polls, the name Arvind Kejriwal evokes no special anticipation, no excitement. That could be a measure of the great fall of the man.
Apr 11, 2017
Liquor ban: A wholesome ban on alcoholism makes state look weak, totalitarian at bestThe state can bring in regulations to manage matters, but by resorting to total bans it only makes apparent its inability to tackle a problem
Apr 10, 2017
Slaughter ban will reduce cow to a zoo animal; RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat should take noteRSS chief Mohan Bhagwat wants a ban on cow slaughter across the country