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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

People's trust is easily lost

Twenty-Four hours to the budget and here I am in Chidambaram, 270 km South of Madras, that is, Chennai, close to the Coromandal Coast, and midway to Sivaganga, the constituency. Read More...

Race begins for office of President

Though those outside Delhi's informed circles must find it amazing, the fact is that few people in active public life ever wish to be elevated to the high office of President. Read More...

Does India really need a Gandhi today?

Why don't you people realise that Gandhi doesn't sell anymore; today's voter is no longer willing to chew him, you see!” Rajiv Gandhi once shocked his Congress seniors. Read More...

Better private profit than public delays

I have just returned from a week-long trip to the UP hills which took me through several cities and towns, all of them in a state of utter decay. Read More...

Delhi is dull, if there is no crisis

Delhi is alarming when its calm. Peace here feels scary. A quiet day makes everyone anxious. A day without a crisis seems ominous. Read More...