Some years ago, around half-way through the life of UPA I, I was on a flight with a very senior minister in the Cabinet. The talk turned to the Indo-US nuclear deal which the Prime Minister had just announced that he had secured from George Bush. Read more

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I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again. When it comes to corruption and the public mood, this government – and perhaps the political class as a whole – just doesn’t get it. Read more

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Indians have a funny relationship with the English language. Once upon a time we saw it as the language of the colonial oppressors and spent a long time arguing for its abolition from Indian discourse. Read more

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I missed the first flood of Dev Anand obituaries because I was not sure I had anything to add. I knew him from the time I was a child and interacted with him frequently when I became a journalist. Read more

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If you look hard enough at the newspapers, you might be able to make some sense of the debate over FDI in retail. But if you are stuck with the mainstream news channels, then the issues may not seem much clearer. Read more

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