Making Sense of Mr. Mehta

Vinod Mehta accuses the Indian India’s ‘smug, selfish, self-centered, satiated middle class, fattened on the fruits of the booming economy’ of keeping their “Eyes. Ears and Minds Closed.” Beginning with…Continue Reading →

A Good Year

May 29, 2005. 55 per cent of the voters in France said no to the ratification of the proposed constitution…


Reasonable Reading

Kartar Singh, former Director of the Institute of Rural Management Anand, writes in The Indian Express: I am convinced that:…


The More the Merrier?

The Prime Minister thinks, “the matter is already settled.” And he is “pained to see the agonising experience the youth of the country are undergoing.” “They should call off their…Continue Reading →

Massive Opium

Often people ask for answers to questions which might not have any realistic relevance. Given my usual antipathy about how…


In Praise of Paes

In Greek mythology Leander was a youth in love with Hero – priestess of Aphrodite. He drowned while trying to…


Back to the Past

Google – December 2, 1998 Blogspot – October 18, 2000 Yahoo – October 17, 1996 MSN – October 22, 1996…