Articles by Sudhir
May 27, 2013
Chhattisgarh attack: Why more troops is not a clever strategyIf the Indian state is to effectively deal with the challenge thrown at it by the Maoists, it needs to get its strategies right. And for that it is necessary to know its enemy.
May 27, 2013
Chhattisgarh attack: Why Sonia, Rahul have many lessons to learnFor those who understand how the Maoist mind works, this tactical counter offensive campaign was just waiting to happen.
May 27, 2013
Chhattisgarh naxal attack: Why political corruption is also to blameThe political leadership - both the Congress at the Centre and the BJP in Chhattisgarh - has failed to handle the Maoist menace. It is no secret that political parties have survived by spot-fixing with the enemy and the leadership has virtually thrown in the towel.
May 25, 2013
IPL spot-fixing: Is Indian cricket's gen-next learning any lessons?Not every cricketer becomes a Sachin Tendulkar or an MS Dhoni but today's young players are quite content if they could get to rub shoulders with the stars by being part of an IPL franchise.
May 20, 2013
Wary Congress treads cautiously on scam-hit Andhra turfThe party is caught in a bind as it can neither afford to adopt different yardsticks for its ministers in New Delhi and Hyderabad nor succumb to opposition pressure.
May 19, 2013
Understanding Sreesanth: Why he may have given in to temptationIf money was not the attraction, what forced Sreesanth, if he turns out to be guilty, to indulge in spot fixing. Those who have known him during his growing up years in Kochi point to a split personality within Sreesanth.
May 18, 2013
Why did BCCI fail to spot Sreesanth's shenanigans?It has been a mix of emotions since Thursday morning -- of feeling let down, cheated, dismayed and sad.
May 14, 2013
Lessons from Karnataka: Cong must stop backing corrupt leaders in AndhraThe fact that it has allowed individuals named in chargesheets to continue as ministers is evidence that the Congress runs Andhra Pradesh as if it is its fiefdom, without a care for ethics in public life.
May 13, 2013
Karnataka results: Advani's criticism of BJP reeks of hypocrisyL K Advani's blogpost which was critical of BJP's governance in Karnataka reeks of hypocrisy. The same party turned a blind eye to the shenanigans of the Reddy brothers because it needed their money.
May 10, 2013
Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy mutely watch Siddaramaiah's riseSiddaramaiah who is likely to be sworn in as chief minister by Monday, will bring to the office rich administrative experience.