'Strong, decisive' leadership seen as desirable, but Sitharaman's reversals to boost economy display its limitations
A few things happened this week that may have surprised those who were under the impression that India was doing very well economically.
Arnab's one-sided screamathon with Aparna Sen was vicious; it's time he brings decency to nightly gig
Every moment of Arnab Goswami's one-sided screamathon on his channel with Aparna Sen over 49 celebrities' letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday night was a testament to intolerance
The Narendra Modi government’s ambitious target of a $5 trillion economy by 2024 has triggered interesting debates.
GST rate cut: Latest round of reduction makes real estate sector very reasonable, simple for home buyers
In this backdrop, a GST rate of 18 percent with a 33 percent abatement for the value of the land, leading to an effective rate of 12 percent was considered very high.
Huge margins in exit poll results indicate BJP's dominance is waning in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh
The exit poll data is either confusing or the numbers are too close, and the one thing this indicates is that the dominance of the BJP in these states is waning though the prime minister campaigned hard.
Sabarimala verdict: In striking down patriarchal tradition, SC paves way for positive interference in religious affairs
The Sabarimala verdict clearly paves way for the Supreme Court’s positive interference in matters of religion when it can be demonstrated that the religious practices are opposed to constitutional morality and play a transformative and inclusionary role
AgustaWestland accused Orsi, Spagnolini acquitted: Why is Indian evidence not good enough for foreign judicial systems?
India's investigations into scandals, like AgustaWestland, follow a dreary, predictable path; more so, when it comes to military & quasi-military purchases.
After Brexit: Growth of global secessionist voices calls for more dialogue and less 'anti-national' slander
Interestingly unlike the Indian government, most of its global counterparts – opposed as many of them are to secessionist forces – do not view the demand for independence as a marker of anti-national sentiment.
Despite what happened in Jammu's Nagrota, the question is not just about lapse of security. Nothing is secure against a human bomb or a man whose mental brainwashing is so intense he is ready to die with his enemy and seek honour in it.
So, which Rohit Sharma would you like, the more talented-but-less-responsible one or the less-talented-but-more-responsible one? This question of talent, I say. It can be so confusing.