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Making of a mass leader
Without Bitterness
Modi’s Gambit
Modi’s endgame
Black money and politics
Rahul’s Political Thriller
Birdsong with Krishnan
Birdsong with Krishnan
Spui on Fridays
Spui on Fridays

Beyond the budgetary orgasm

The budget day this year felt like the coming of a second Independence. Everywhere in Madras, Bombay and Ahmedabad I have travelled through the last seven days. Read More...

The harm that do-gooders often do

I have travelled through Gujarat from one end to another through the last ten days, from Una on the south coast to Koteshar Mahadev and Lakhpat on the edge of the Great Rann of Kutch. Read More...

A coalition of two untouchables

When the many guests from Delhi at a wedding reception in Chennai saw Kanshi Ram, L K Advani and Jitendra Prasada huddled together in a corner of the kalyan mandapam on the budget . Read More...

Of Kathiawari bulls and Gujju ambitions

What is that about a Gujarati which makes him a Gujarati or, for that matter, that which makes a Bengali a Bengali or, a Punjabi a Punjabi? It is easy to tell one from the other but difficult . Read More...

Congress and the future of United Affront

Supporting the United Front government was, for the Congress, like 'submitting to rape with consent, but there was no need for the front leaders to insist that they must have the blood-stained sheet . Read More...