About Yashwant Raj

Off the hook, Yashwant is now headed for a workstation somewhere in or around Washington.

I am a much braver man in the morning nowadays. There are no apprehensions (therefore no snapping at anything that can speak) and absolutely no dread of the competition. [Read more]

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Hell yes. Even M S Dhoni, that strong, silent and cocky captain of the Indian team, is not above making excuses for poor showing on the field. He has blamed India’s Caribbean Collapso on the Indian Premier League. [Read more]

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While planning today’s Page One a decent spread inside, which is going to be all about – you guessed it –the death sentence for Ajmal Kasab, I was struck by a suggestion to do a story, and not a very flattering one, about the special prosecutor, Ujjwal Nikam. [Read more]

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It’s been many years since a good spy story broke in India. And Madhuri Gupta unfortunately is turning out to be an also-ran story at best, but funny.

Let me start with a caveat: there is no official version of the story yet, not one released on a signed statement by any wing of the government involved. [Read more]

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I believe there is more interest now in the Indian Premier League’s off-field development than in the sixes belted out by the Rainas and Uthappas. [Read more]
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