Love not thy neighbour!

Posted on   12:49 pm

The tale of two nations runs thus: Not very long ago, in mid-August, 1947 were born twins from the womb of history. Conjoined at the head, the twins were surgically separated and went their own ways, but the wounds continue to bleed profusely to this day.

MGR — a flashback

Posted on   12:41 pm

Marudhur Gopalamenon Ramachandran was also called Minimum Guarantee Ramachandran. And, till his last days MGR remained true to this description as a safe bet, in cinema, politics and life itself — he reigned the box-office till he quit cinema, ruled as CM till death and ranked as the most trusted politician of our times.

The age-old dilemma

Posted on   12:37 pm

At 80, L.K.Advani, with more decades behind him, has become a prospective PM. And, people and paramatma willing, if LKA does make it to PMO (by which time he may be 82), what would it augur for a nation looking to leap into the future? Really, what kind of a leader should the country, be pitching for?

Some bitter pills

Posted on   12:28 pm

Last week’s terror strikes in UP courts would rank as the fastest forgotten bomb blasts in recent times. Despite another 13 unfortunates becoming soulless statistics, the memories of the blast faded faster than the smoke they sent up. Really, of late, more than the regular bomb blasts …

Miles to go before we wake!

Posted on   12:24 pm

Last week’s terror strikes in UP courts would rank as the fastest forgotten bomb blasts in recent times. Despite another 13 unfortunates becoming soulless statistics, the memories of the blast faded faster than the smoke they sent up. Really, of late, more than the regular bomb blasts …