On December 6, 1992, as the Babri Masjid was falling, eye witnesses saw L.K. Advani – who was present on the occasion – getting increasingly agitated and emotional. Eventually, when it was clear that it was too late to halt the demolition, other party leaders, among them Pramod Mahajan, took Advani back to the guest house where he was staying. Read more
Don’t India’s politicians get it? The significance of the Jessica Lall case goes much beyond the fact that a young girl was murdered and that her killer was finally convicted.
The true significance of the case is that it symboli Read more
Life can sometimes come full circle. On that fateful night in 1984 when the Indian Army seized control of the Golden Temple, I was part of a tiny minority who regarded the operation as a disaster. Read more