Letter to Indian youth: Even if you don’t like the British Empire, here’s why your best bet is to remain in it

(Inspired by Chetan Bhagat’s Letter to Kashmiri youth) Dear Indian friends (the ones who don’t like the Crown), I write in this open forum because something terrible is happening in India. The recent events at the August Kranti Maidan in

Letter to Indian youth: Even if you don’t like the British Empire, here’s why your best bet is to remain in it

(Inspired by Chetan Bhagat’s Letter to Kashmiri youth) Dear Indian friends (the ones who don’t like the Crown), I write in this open forum because something terrible is happening in India. The recent events at the August Kranti Maidan in

Transaction Between DLF and Robert Vadra ‘Commercial’, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

(Inspired by Transaction Between Lalit Modi and Dushyant Singh ‘Commercial’, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley) Washington:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on a nine-day visit to the US, chose to largely stay mum on the controversy surrounding Lalit Modi raging back home,

Transaction Between DLF and Robert Vadra ‘Commercial’, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

(Inspired by Transaction Between Lalit Modi and Dushyant Singh ‘Commercial’, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley) Washington:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on a nine-day visit to the US, chose to largely stay mum on the controversy surrounding Lalit Modi raging back home,

Kashmiri Pandits thank BJP for allying with separatist who stood by as they were expelled from their homes

Kashmiri Pandits in refugee camps across the country erupted in spontaneous celebration at the news of a coalition agreement between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Mufti Sahib will no doubt look take

Kashmiri Pandits thank BJP for allying with separatist who stood by as they were expelled from their homes

Kashmiri Pandits in refugee camps across the country erupted in spontaneous celebration at the news of a coalition agreement between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Mufti Sahib will no doubt look take

Adani Power erroneously bids Rs 1,000 crore for Modi suit

In what is being termed an “administrative error”, Adani Power placed a bid of Rs 1,000 crore for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial pinstripe suit that is currently being auctioned in Surat, Gujarat. Modi wore the suit embossed with his

Adani Power erroneously bids Rs 1,000 crore for Modi suit

In what is being termed an “administrative error”, Adani Power placed a bid of Rs 1,000 crore for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial pinstripe suit that is currently being auctioned in Surat, Gujarat. Modi wore the suit embossed with his

Hafiz Saeed vs Mumbai terror victims: We have to go beyond the binaries of good and evil

(Inspired by R Jagannathan’s Gandhi vs Godse: We have to go beyond the binaries of good and evil) Almost nobody is a pure hero or villain to all people. Sometimes you can be both hero and villain to the same

Hafiz Saeed vs Mumbai terror victims: We have to go beyond the binaries of good and evil

(Inspired by R Jagannathan’s Gandhi vs Godse: We have to go beyond the binaries of good and evil) Almost nobody is a pure hero or villain to all people. Sometimes you can be both hero and villain to the same

RSS picks as Hindu icon Afghan general who ushered in 300 years of Islamic rule

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Itihaas Sankalan Yojana has rejected criticism that it made a mistake picking India’s former Hindu emperor, Samrat Hemchandra Vikramaditya, also known as Hemu, as its new Hindutva icon. “Hemu might have spent his career

RSS picks as Hindu icon Afghan general who ushered in 300 years of Islamic rule

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Itihaas Sankalan Yojana has rejected criticism that it made a mistake picking India’s former Hindu emperor, Samrat Hemchandra Vikramaditya, also known as Hemu, as its new Hindutva icon. “Hemu might have spent his career

Modi government revives communal tensions to accelerate economic growth

NEW DELHI—Rejecting criticism that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had done little to distinguish its economic policies from those of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated today that communal tensions sparked by emboldened Vishwa Hindu Parishad,

Modi government revives communal tensions to accelerate economic growth

NEW DELHI—Rejecting criticism that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had done little to distinguish its economic policies from those of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated today that communal tensions sparked by emboldened Vishwa Hindu Parishad,

Modi heals India’s institutions by ignoring them entirely

The central government on Wednesday promulgated an ordinance for senior bureaucrat Nripendra Mishra to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s principal secretary. “Our institutions have been deeply corroded by a decade of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) misrule”, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Modi heals India’s institutions by ignoring them entirely

The central government on Wednesday promulgated an ordinance for senior bureaucrat Nripendra Mishra to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s principal secretary. “Our institutions have been deeply corroded by a decade of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) misrule”, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)