It may sound harsh, but there’s no running away from it. Whichever way you look at it, it’s a betrayal. The angry public reaction to the petrol price increase is, in my opinion, completely self serving, capricious and, ultimately, self defeating. Read more
Lots of atmospherics, loads of photo ops, soaring hopes, heated television debates, a complete absence of anything substantive followed by a return to the status quo. Read more
Some people make things happen; others see things happen; and a third set wonder what happened.
India’s foreign office mandarins, it seems, belong to the third category. Read more
What goes around comes around… The US military has spanked the Pakistani army and humiliated its leadership by attacking outposts on the Af-Pak border and killing 24 soldiers. Read more