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How can an Italian court murder Indian democracy?

The ancients knew their metaphors. They classified the state of a human mind into four categories, or 'humours', based on bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, melancholy and choler [or bile].

Gandhi, Chakrayya and Ambedkar

In May 1947, Mahatma Gandhi suffered a grievous personal loss. Chakrayya, a young Dalit disciple who had served at Sevagram Ashram since its inception in 1935, died of brain tumour. He was like family; the Mahatma's grief was palpable and public.

The way dynasties end

Success measures capability; a crisis tests an individual's or institution's maturity and resilience. Congress was hit by an explosion in

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

How can an Italian court murder Indian democracy?

The ancients knew their metaphors. They classified the state of a human mind into four categories, or 'humours', based on bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, melancholy and choler [or bile].

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Gandhi, Chakrayya and Ambedkar

In May 1947, Mahatma Gandhi suffered a grievous personal loss. Chakrayya, a young Dalit disciple who had served at Sevagram Ashram since its inception in 1935, died of brain tumour. He was like family; the Mahatma's grief was palpable and public.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

The way dynasties end

Success measures capability; a crisis tests an individual's or institution's maturity and resilience. Congress was hit by an explosion in

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

The ears of Astronomy

As an enquiry, science has generally left me perplexed. During first encounters in school, physics was a bit of blank and chemistry

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Congress pays heavy price for GST obduracy

One can hear the silence and visualise jaw-drops in the Congress High Command drawing room at the results of a just released ABP News-Nielsen survey of the national mood. The figures speak for themselves.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

At odds with ends

A curious role reversal seized Parliament for much of last year, resulting in apoplectic fits that bode ill for the health of the institution.