Articles by Srinivasa Prasad
Sep 01, 2017
ISRO’s IRNSS-1H fiasco: Failures are common in space missions, but India can’t afford them at this junctureThursday’s failure is only the first one involving a PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) in 24 years.
Aug 31, 2017
A reporter’s diary from Nandyal: From AK-47s and crude bombs in 1991 to outpouring of venom in 2017Naidu should know by now that there is no one-size-fits-all recipe to win an election in any region at any time. In politics, one plus one seldom equals two.
Aug 29, 2017
Dipak Misra takes over as 45th CJI for 13 months: Short stints have been a curse for India's highest judicial postThe latest in this quick procession is Justice Dipak Misra, who took over on Monday as the 45th Chief Justice of India.
Aug 28, 2017
SC verdict on Right to Privacy: In haste to take on BJP, Congress conveniently has forgotten the 1975 EmergencyIn his desperate haste over reacting to the Supreme Court verdict, Rahul has inadvertently included his own grandmother among the "fascist forces" that he talks of in his tweet.
Aug 26, 2017
Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted: Godmen become powerful as 'cautious' media shies away from reporting their crimesReaders are to newspapers what voters are to political parties. If the devotees of godmen and godwomen add to newspapers’ readership figures, they can swell a politician’s vote bank.
Aug 21, 2017
Karnataka's history of bucking the national trend in elections may derail Amit Shah’s strategiesIf Karnataka brings Congress back to power in the coming Assembly polls, it will only be sticking to the pattern of going against national election trend.
Aug 17, 2017
Indira Canteen and tale of dangerous idlis: 143 RSS sevaks injured as idli-pelting Congress mob goes on rampageIn an attack that flummoxed security experts, the police, and chefs, 143 RSS workers suffered bleeding injuries after a Congress mob hurled idlis at them.
Aug 16, 2017
Karnataka Assembly election: Amit Shah raps local BJP leaders, seeks action plan to accomplish 'Mission 150'Sensing that not everything was as it should be with the Karnataka unit of BJP ahead of the state Assembly election, Amit Shah, recently held a marathon class to teach the local leaders a thing or two
Aug 15, 2017
Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech: Ten things prime minister can't say at Red Fort, but he mustHere's a list of ten things that Prime Minister Narendra Modi can’t say in his Independence Day speech at Red Fort on 15 August, but which must be the subject of resolutions that he must make for himself
Aug 14, 2017
Gorakhpur tragedy: A reminder to BJP that electoral success isn't an end unto itself; good governance is keyThe horrendous deaths of 72 children in a Gorakhpur hospital due to what can only be sheer official negligence and criminal apathy make people wonder if election-winning is an end unto itself for the BJP