India has not learnt any lessons from the 1962 war with China. Read more

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Why are we being so harsh on Mamata Banerjee?

Every act of omission or commission by her government is magnified by the national media and presented as yet more evidence that West Bengal is looking down a long and slippery road. Read more

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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

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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

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The clamour for MS Dhoni’s scalp is reaching a crescendo. The cry to sack the non-performing seniors is resounding throughout the country. Read more

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Has MS Dhoni passed his sell-by date as Test captain? Read more

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It’s Christmas Week.

The weather’s wonderful.

The winter is here in force.

And I’m feeling nostalgic! Read more

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I hope the Republican candidate (whoever he/she may be) wins the US presidential election next November. Read more

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