It has become a trend to dismiss Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a “weak Prime Minister”. It was a line formally adopted by the Opposition, mainly the BJP, and one which others parrot. Read more
In the last ten days, I attended four events: from an iftaar to a birthday, a film show to a book release.
The last first: Humra Qureshi was releasing her book on Khushwant Singh which was a compilation of this thoughts on various things: from life, to death, to women and sex. Read more
Each time Kashmir is on the boil, my mind goes back to the eighties, when the problem had just begun. Read more
I remember many years ago, when I was in Orissa during an election I asked people their perception about the contenders. At that time there were two people who counted: Biju Patnaik, Orissa’s current Chief Minister Navin Patnaik’s father and JB Patnaik. Read more