Articles by Sandip Roy
Jun 23, 2015
BJP rains on its own Yoga Day: Ram Madhav assumes double-delete asana on AnsariRam Madhav first tweeted whether the tax-payer funded Rajya Sabha TV decided to “blackout” Yoga Day. And whether Vice President Hamid Ansari gave the jamboree a miss, even though the President showed up for it.
Jun 19, 2015
Not just Modi: What other Neta Apps will look like if PM's digital avatar starts a scary trendAfter PM Modi's app, here’s our futuristic “review” of the key features of the brave new world of Neta apps.
Jun 18, 2015
Congress seeks Raje, Swaraj's resignation: Make no mistake, the Opposition flubbed Lalit Modi scandalThe opposition should be relishing this gift from the gods that has landed in its lap. But it seems to be treating it as a bit of a hot potato instead.
Jun 17, 2015
Greenpeace sexual harassment scandal: NGOs will pay high price, and rightly soStories about sexual harassment and murky shenanigans are not that unusual in the NGO world. And why should they be? These are human failings.
Jun 13, 2015
#56InchRocks turns into 50 Shades of Red: PM Modi's Obama moment unravels in MyanmarPM Modi’s Obama moment in the Myanmar strike seems to be unraveling because those around him were too greedy and too hasty to turn it into a PR-spectacle tailor-made for television.
Jun 11, 2015
Kissa kurta ka: Lesbian ad shows that change is not just handed down by a Supreme CourtIf there’s anything we should read into the Anouk ad it’s this – that just because the court is out of step right now, it does not mean the society won’t keep dancing ahead.
Jun 11, 2015
It's Hindu, but not exactly: Modi govt assumes Catch-22 asana on International Yoga DayThe government has gotten itself into a curious yoga posture. It’s an asana known as the Catch-22 asana where they are damned if they do and damned if they don’t.
Jun 09, 2015
Let Lord Ram be, building him a museum is demotion of sortsThe government has announced a state-of-the-art hi-tech Ram museum in Ayodhya. Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma sounds rather smug as he tells ET, “Tourism we can develop. We are not saying we are going to make a Ram mandir there.”
Jun 09, 2015
The missing Aam Aurat in AAP: Two-finger rape test diktat shows AAP's gender problemFools rush in where experts fear to tread. The AAP government in Delhi seems hell-bent on proving to the world, at large, that it is indeed a party where the aam aurat is missing.
Jun 06, 2015
No big fat NRI rally for the PM in Bangladesh? Modi to play it safeNo matter how popular he is among the diaspora, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a guest of another government. And he cannot outshine his host.