The element of surprise wasn’t as much in elevations and new inductions in the council of ministers as in the allocation of portfolios in Sunday’s reshuffle. Read more

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The upsurge against corruption has acquired mind-boggling complexities. It has throw up serious questions but no ready answers. Rather than being an empowering experience, it has disempowered and divided public opinion. Read more

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There are three ways of looking at Britain’s decision to withdraw its decade-old embargo against Narendra Modi’s Gujarat: cynically, seriously and politically. Read more

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I’ve always held that Arvind Kejriwal is a good pathologist insofar as problems confronting the common man are concerned. But his solutions to issues agitating the people are too simplistic and almost border on the dramatic. Read more

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The decision to rename a prominent square in Lahore after Shaheed Bhagat Singh could go a long way in focusing on the joint history of India and Pakistan in the struggle for freedom from the British rule. I have always held that relations between our two countries cannot be repaired without an honest recollection of history, at the core of which should be an objective appraisal of our respective national icons. Read more

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