India has not learnt any lessons from the 1962 war with China. Read more
I see striking parallels between the opposition to FDI in multi-brand retail and the early resistance, in the mid-1980s, to the introduction of computers. Then, as now, the main opposition came from the ruling party, albeit a different one, in West Bengal. Read more
I can’t figure out why so many self-appointed guardians of Indian culture are getting so hot under the collar (where else can they get hot?) over the Delhi High Court judgment decriminalizing homosexuality. Read more
Let me confess: as a die hard supporter of Indian cricket and all things Indian, I strongly dislike Greg Chappell. Most unbiased observers agree that his reign as coach of the Indian cricket team was disastrous. Read more
Political correctness is now beginning to cloud the future of this country.
We seem to bringing up a generation of Indians that is either namby-pamby or delinquent. Read more
Has MS Dhoni passed his sell-by date as Test captain? Read more
It’s Christmas Week.
The weather’s wonderful.
The winter is here in force.
And I’m feeling nostalgic! Read more
I hope the Republican candidate (whoever he/she may be) wins the US presidential election next November. Read more