Communists do not retire, even if they are old or sick. So it was an aberration when the Communist Party of India (Marxist) accepted former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's request to relieve him from party posts at the recently concluded party congress in Visakhapatnam. Though he is not officially retired, Buddhadeb no longer holds any key responsibility in the party. He...
Forty per cent of the population in India is vegetarian. Is it by choice, religion or compulsion? It would take days and weeks to debate it. All Gujarati Hindus and Brahmins are expected not to eat meat or poultry, ... »
Watching Arvind Kejriwal’s speech at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan shortly after he was sworn in as chief minister, I was glad he tempered the overenthusiasm and too-keen ambition of some of his Aam Aadmi Party ... »
Sushma Swaraj is concerned about the balanced development of her twin ministries. While the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is making headlines for the right reasons, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) ... »
Kings are seldom forgotten. History revolves around them. It helps that they probably have a lot to do with the writing of it. Rajaram of Kohlapur isn’t probably one of them. Even Google doesn’t really ... »