As I write this on 26/11/2010, the second anniversary of the most audacious terrorist attack in the world so far, I cannot help but repeat my thoughts on two individuals crucial to the Bombay attacks: Tukarama Omble and Ajmal Kasab. Read more

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Writing in my column ‘anandan on Wednesday’ earlier this week, I had expressed concern that Maharashtra’s new Chief Minister, Prithviraj Chavan, might be a pushover for Ajit Pawar, Sharad Pawar’s nephew and the state’s new Deputy Chief Minister. Read more

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My mother was the sister of the District Magistrate of Nagpur sometime in the 1950s, when the cops came looking for her. She had sort-of beaten up the mother of her brother’s landlord – or at least emptied a bucket of cold water over her when she discovered the landlady was not allowing her maid to draw water from the compound well. Read more

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