articles by Sagarika Ghose

Life

In defence of Angrezi: Modi speaks the language of Macaulayputras

Angrezi may not be our mother tongue, but it does remain our Father Tongue.

Politics

Raja of Rage: Why is Narendra Modi so angry?

Its perplexing indeed as to why Modi, by now probably entirely sure about his core vote, still feels he needs to relentlessly mobilise his core voters.

Politics

Secularism in Muzaffarnagar's winter: Time to look beyond Modi

If secularism is unable to find a new identity, then Modi will be proved right when he says secularism, Congress-style, is simply opportunism, tokenism, taking the easy way out.

India

Why the Aarushi Talwar case is a rape of justice

The CBI has no case in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.

Politics

Politics in India, is a battle between 'cockroaches' and 'frogs'

Today none of the major political parties would like to take a stand as either “communist” or “capitalist” or “pro-reservation” or “anti- reservation” or “pro FSB” or “anti FSB” or “pro- talks with Pakistan” or “anti- talks with Pakistan”.

Politics

Will RSS nominate Modi for PM and admit its irrelevance?

The sangh parivar has to realise that ideology takes a back seat when it comes to winning elections.

India

Now, the IPL scam: Will revulsion produce a revolution?

Can IPL owners honestly talk of eradicating corruption when several of them are facing inquiries from tax and enforcement authorities?

Politics

Left-wing or Right-wing: Why labels simply don't capture India

In India there is no such Right-wing party and no such monochromatic Right-wing view. Here small government and private enterprise co-exist with collective action, revolutions against social oppression and hierarchy.

India

Fathers and sons: Why a modern Dhritarashtra is a failed citizen

The blindness of Dhritarashtra may exist in myth, reality demands that every parent shed the blindness, open their eyes wide and teach their children to be law abiding.

Politics

Chidambaram, Nilekani or Digvijaya? Who will be Rahul Gandhi’s Manmohan?

With Rahul Gandhi now declaring that he does not intend to marry, the elections of 2014 will be the Battle of the Bachelors - one 42 and the other 62 - both fighting to win India’s heart.