Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay -
It was also ironical that in December 1948, the RSS’ first mass agitation was based on Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of non-violence.
Pratik Sinha -
The authors, who are the people behind Alt News website, bust fake news that did the rounds in India.
Kishwar Desai -
Col Dyer had tasted blood and realised that the more he humiliated the Indians, the more his stock rose with the British.
Crime writer Hussain Zaidi notes how Khalid Khan Bachcha protected Dawood and moulded him into a cunning mafia boss.
In his autobiography Gopalganj to Raisina, RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav writes about Nitish Kumar’s many political flip-flops.
One of the characteristics author Raheel Dhattiwala found common among many Muslim testimonies in Gujarat was self-blame.
‘Gareebon ka Neta’ Modi is going to go to the polls with exactly the same record that he accused the Congress-led UPA of: a polity of promises, and not performance.
Chandresh Narayanan -
India took a long time to shake off the after-effects of Sanath Jayasuriya’s brutal assault. And yet everyone yearned for a Sanath prototype in the team.
Andrew Whitehead -
Andrew Whitehead writes about the revolutionary Freda Bedi, who was jailed for supporting the Indian national cause over Britain’s and later became a Buddhist nun.
Jaishri Jethwaney -
Who funds elections is an open secret, but nothing much is written about it in the media, write Jaishri Jathwaney & Samir Kapur in their book ‘When India Votes’.
This is not a diatribe on how Modi and BJP have lowered the level of political language in India; it is to point out how exactly they do it.
The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.
China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.