Today I feel like singing a song, “ I love my Hindi heartland, I love my India”.

Rarely do we come across such heartening news in a country where heartless killing of baby girls has disturbed the overall male: female ratio. Read more

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Call them pappus or munnas. But you must have encountered them near major crossings or busy market place in whichever city you live in.

I met this boy on the Independence eve near a busy roadside-eating joint. Read more

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Sometimes I feel the politicians of today are oblivious of the hard realities the poor people face in the country. No doubt the policies that they formulate sitting in their air-conditioned cabins often go haywire.

Recently Sonia Gandhi was on a tour to Rae Bareli, a constituency represented by the powerful Gandhi family- Feroze Gandhi, Indira Gandhi and now Sonia Gandhi. Ideally people would expect the ground situation to be better in the Gandhi’s bastion than the rest of the Hindi heartland. Read more

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From Chacha Nehru to Uncle Kalam: The country has come a long way. The media has evolved, so has the scribes.

Can you think of one prominent figure in the country, gutsy enough to tell the journalists to swear by an oath? The missile man did the impossible during his visit to Hindustan Times office on August 3 last. Read more

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