It is more saddening to see that Tharoor is not exiting on his own, but being sacked around accusations of corruption. If he had resigned in protest against "the red tape", or "allocation of funds to Kerala", or even "ludicrous nature of Indian foreign policy" it would have been a worth while tenure. I do not understand when people say "tharoor is the new kinda politician". I do understand that he never fit in, but that is not enough to claim that he is any different or any better.
My friend's status message on facebook asks a simple question to Papa Bear (Emperor of the Hindu hearts) - If Sania becomes a Pakistani by marrying Shoaib Mallik, how is [...]
May be some of us should be outraged, may be the girl was plain unlucky, may be some of us managed a subtle turn on, may be parents should take better care of their young children, or may be the fault dear brutus is not in the stars but in ourselves.
Friedman has a beautiful piece on America's priorities and the precariousness of the national psyche. In his OP-ED in times, Friedman talks about "my president, whose agenda can be derailed [...]
Lets go back to 1982, to the political vacuum of Telugu’s land. To Begumpet Airport. T. Anjaiah, the Chief Minister of Andhra, yet another Congress chief minister installed through the [...]
In the cess pool that is Indian mainstream media, yet another reason why The Hindu stands out. Friday Review November Fest 2009 In response to the sentiments expressed by our [...]
Many of us who read newspapers would have seen the furore when B.Lenin, editor of ‘Dinamalar’ was arrested in Chennai a few weeks back, after film actress Bhuvaneshwari’s prostitution racket [...]
This essay of mine won the Discover India Essay prize at University of Michigan. The event was the first India Business Conference at Michigan. The Essay won me a certificate [...]
It can't get better - My Man is going to wrestle My Useless Man. It seems Raj Thackeray said "he would beat Patil with shoes for neglecting his constituency". And [...]
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is celebrating its 100th Anniversary of inception, and Tehelka has come up with a Special Issue, which I picked up at the stands two weeks [...]
"If anyone raises a finger towards Hindus or if someone thinks that Hindus are weak and leaderless, if someone thinks that these leaders lick our boots for votes, if anyone [...]