After Anna Hazare agreed to the government proposed Lokpal, more and more civil society activists are now welcoming the bill.
There is a first time for everything but you could forgive MS Dhoni if he was wishing it wasn’t the first time for so many of his team-mates in South Africa.
With the incident, the US has triggered an unnecessary and avoidable diplomatic debate with a friendly nation like India
The Congress party’s sudden submissiveness to the Aam Admi Party has thrown up a fresh challenge for Arvind Kejriwal – how to continue refusing to form the government in Delhi.
With the additional solicitor general (ASG) Indira Jaising’s decision to go public with the law intern’s statement that alleges misconduct by the retired Supreme Court Judge A K Ganguly, the chorus for his resignation has only got louder.
In his struggle to remain relevant Anna Hazare is perhaps giving up what he battled for earlier.
Without the RBI’s connivance, the government of India can’t run a Ponzi scheme by endlessly printing money and debasing the rupee
Arguably India’s most prominent non-cricket sportsperson, Saina Nehwal’s rise has created a new generation of badminton lovers in the country.
A deep-dive survey in one bellwether constituency each in Bihar and UP shows BJP and Modi well ahead of the pack for 2014
Sachin Tendulkar was severely tested by a plethora of great fast bowlers from his own era.
Meanwhile the US Ambassador in India was also summoned regarding this issue.
Hrithik Roshan announced that he and his wife Sussanne Roshan are separating. The actor issued a statement today informing the media that Sussanne had decided to separate from him and end their seventeen year old relationship.
Politicians implicitly believe that voter doles are vital to re-election. The results from Rajasthan and Delhi show that voters are making the connect between what they get free and what they lose as a result.
Now that the elections are over, the real problems of governance begin. And governance often becomes a millstone around the necks of those who were once seen as saviours.
The function of the markets is to believe what it wants to believe. A bear market factors in only the worst even if there are some signs of turning around. A bull market factors in the best, even if the signals are unsustainable.
Just like a good player doesn’t automatically become a good coach, there is no guarantee that sports administration will improve by putting a sportsperson at the helm.
The BJP leaders exude confidence but refrain to talk about the surveys projecting a comprehensive win for the party.
For public consumption, the country has gained in getting rid of the threat of the old Peace Clause through the interim mechanism that will work till a permanent solution. But on all other aspects, India has given in to pressure.
Effective policing and the visible curb on drunkenness in public places has made Gujarat’s capital city safer for women
The rise of the Aam Aadmi Party has decimated the Congress, and in a three-way vote split, the BJP could well score.
In India by the time we woke up to news of Nelson Mandela’s death it was already 6 December. For us that day marks a different anniversary. 6 December 1992 was the day the Babri Masjid came down and brought in its wake a communal horror which still haunts us. No truth. No reconciliation. Just bitterness.
The Indian media are at a tipping point, hobbled by suspect financing, a history of servility, and a massive loss of public trust. The internet is no silver bullet, but it most certainly represents a lifeline.
Farooq Abdullah managed to offend with a statement regarding women, claimed to apologise and then made another one.
Prabhu Deva is making films that will make feminists want to throttle him to death and regular, sane, not-part-of-the-Khap people wonder why his films are so appallingly retro.