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For biggest slice of ad pie, media places histrionics and sycophancy over credible news

21 May 2017

For biggest slice of ad pie, media places histrionics and sycophancy over credible news

The medium is now more malarkey than message; a conduit of discord, disorder and dementia. For the past few months, media mashers have been flinging ...

Dravidian patriarch woos history with dreams of opposition unity in birthday spirit

07 May 2017

Dravidian patriarch woos history with dreams of opposition unity in birthday spirit

Divided they have fallen too often. United they expect to rise again. Battered by three years of the relentless fury of Modicane, demoralised and disconsolate ...

To tackle terror and desperation in the Valley, Modi needs to think about bullet for stone

30 Apr 2017

To tackle terror and desperation in the Valley, Modi needs to think about bullet for stone

In democracy, the ballot and not the bullet is the wonder weapon best suited to resolve conflicts and replace governments. When those rejected by ballots ...

Despite green light to turn off red lights, threat to survival of sanity in governance lingers

23 Apr 2017

Despite green light to turn off red lights, threat to survival of sanity in governance lingers

For a while now, High Visibility with Low Acceptability sums up the incipient image of the Very Important Person (VIP) in India. Till a few ...

Modi proves a right mix of religion and economics is the new recipe for growth

16 Apr 2017

Modi proves a right mix of religion and economics is the new recipe for growth

Money multipliers survive by promoting the belief that good economics is bad politics. Now Lobbyists for Cuckoo Liberalism are hawking the slogan that good religion ...

Opposition parties seek grand unity to be relevant in presidential election

09 Apr 2017

Opposition parties seek grand unity to be relevant in presidential election

They should have paid more attention to the proverb right at the beginning. But they refused to stand united and, so, divided they fell and ...

Sinking Congress awaits coronation of inaccessible RaGa to survive and challenge Modi

02 Apr 2017

Sinking Congress awaits coronation of inaccessible RaGa to survive and challenge Modi

Will he? Won’t he? Once, that million-dollar question used to be aimed at Prince Charles, heir-in-waiting to the British throne for the last 65 years. ...

By choosing Yogi, PM chants his mantra of maximum governance through minimum age

26 Mar 2017

By choosing Yogi, PM chants his mantra of maximum governance through minimum age

The success of a great leader lies in cloning more leaders and not just adding to an unending list of followers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Martyrs’ self-respect and honour must be adopted as a national mission

19 Mar 2017

Martyrs’ self-respect and honour must be adopted as a national mission

Akshay Kumar is Bollywood’s Khiladi No 1. Saina Nehwal is a national khiladi in the audacious arena of sports. Last week, the two celebrities made ...

Nation has mandated you for the tallest perch with your much inclusive 2019 mission

12 Mar 2017

Nation has mandated you for the tallest perch with your much inclusive 2019 mission

Dear Narendrabhai, Victory burnishes halos of leaders with the glow of achievement and dispels the shadows of self-doubt. The magnitude of your Uttar Pradesh victory ...

Unity of India a casualty of new campus protests supporting divisive agendas

05 Mar 2017

Unity of India a casualty of new campus protests supporting divisive agendas

“University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” —Henry A KissingerBeing an academic himself, the famous American diplomat’s contemptuous dismissal of academic ...

Yoga trinity discovers kinship between puja of politics and science of religion

26 Feb 2017

Yoga trinity discovers kinship between puja of politics and science of religion

Yoga is the new religion. It is India’s patented art of wellbeing, untouched by the toxic taint of communalism. Elitist liberals, too, are yoga groupies ...

Success of regional successors may help RaGa take on NaMo in 2019

19 Feb 2017

Success of regional successors may help RaGa take on NaMo in 2019

Spring is in the political air. The autumn of the patriarchs is fading into the winter of public oblivion. As the slogan of ‘UP ke ...

Collective will of a few to decide Modi’s majority mojo in the war of five states

12 Feb 2017

Collective will of a few to decide Modi’s majority mojo in the war of five states

paigner and vote catcher both. It is banking on his clean image and credible character as a leader who has delivered governance through innovation to ...

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