I was having breakfast with my good friend Nitin Gadkari at his apartment in a building assigned to parliamentarians and legislators from Maharashtra when the subject turned to Rahul Mahajan. Read more

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Pramod Mahajan was frothing at the mouth one day many, many moons ago. I was working for The Indian Express then and the paper had published an anchor story by me which detailed how the BJP was preparing to translate the Koran into Sanskrit. Read more

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I was travelling in a Bombay local one summer many years ago along with a chatterbox of a friend who had the tendency to be completely uninhibited even among strangers. Read more

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I did not know when I was a kid; I still do not know too well even now –– do I believe in a God and if I do, in which God. I go along with the family in their prayers and rituals but if I ever really prayed to anyone for something in my life it was to Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. Read more

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This is not how Sharad Pawar would have liked himself to be regarded: with ridicule. In the last couple of days since he formally took over as president of the Internaional Cricket Council (ICC), starting from its CEO Malcolm Speed who cast doubts on his ability to administer cricket, most critics have been poking fun or seriously critiquing Pawar for his failures on other fronts as well. Read more

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