Sunday, 25 February, 2018


File photo of Justin Trudeau | Scott Olson/Getty Images

Trudeau has been as wrong about Sikhs as Pakistan’s ISI & our own AAP

Punjab has no nostalgia or death-wish to return to its really bad days. Trudeau needs to impress this upon his Sikh colleagues and voters.
Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump

The bling of billionaires like Trump Jr bedazzles Indians. They’re the gods of achhe...

Meanwhile in Washington DC, the Trump Hotel recently got an extreme makeover with the words “This Place is a Shithole” and poop emojis projected on its wall.
Air India Flight 182 monument at Humber Bay East Park in Toronto | Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Why has Canada forgotten its 9/11? Perhaps because most victims were of Indian ancestry

The Air India Flight 182 bombing, also known as the 'Kanishka tragedy', was Canada’s worst mass murder, yet it is barely remembered in the country.
Kamal Haasan with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the launch of political party "Makkal Neethi Maiam" in Madurai on Wednesday | PTI Photo

The day Kamal Haasan met Arvind Kejriwal for the first time

It was really heartening for us to see that one of the legends of our times was trying to learn few things from us.
Narendra Modi - just doing it

Have you ever wondered why Narendra Modi never says ‘I did it’?

The Modi government has so far shied away from declaring itself successful. It is likely it may not do so even in the 2019 campaign.

Pakistan’s mischief goes on in Kashmir, irrespective of whether Congress, PDP or BJP runs...

There are no quick-fix solutions to the Kashmir problem. Policies that would work over a period of 5 years or so: foolproof security, fair and just governance.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Modi-Rouhani deal was to counter Chinese antipathy to Chabahar port

That Iran has stuck to the long-promised collaboration with India is testimony to its desire to steer clear of power games played by both China  and the US.

Siddaramaiah may not be a Modi-baiter but he wants to be a Modi-stopper in...

Stopping Congress from retaining power in Karnataka is perhaps even more important than the BJP forming the government in the state
Rahul Gandhi with Sonia Gandhi

Ahead of first Congress plenary under Rahul Gandhi, old guard has already won the...

Rahul seems to have compromised and hinted that the new team would consist of a blend of experienced senior leaders and youth with vitality and dynamism.
Kamal Haasan | Commons

Kamal Haasan wants to revive political decency in a state dominated by political hatred

Instead of placing himself above the people or the party cadres, Nammavar Kamal tries to project himself not as a leader but one among the teeming masses.
Illustration by Peali Dezine

With ‘just two slaps’ at the CM’s home a huge blow dealt to politician-civil servant ties

Fights between politicians and civil servants aren’t new. Physical violence in a CM’s residence is a new low.

Gujarat Elections 2017