Absent-minded nation

I have always wondered why we should be packing off grandmas, often non-existent ones, or distant uncles to the heavens so that we can scoot work for a day or two. The ease with which we ‘kill’ our disposable kith and kin actually exposes the nation’s collective addiction to the idea of keeping off work on some pretext or other! Continue Reading

The Grand Old Fossil

Love it or hate it, but no other political party, regional or national, can match its imprint and impact, good, bad and ugly, on the nation’s polity, society and economy. The political history of India of the last hundred and twenty five years or so runs parallel to that of the Indian National Congress. Continue Reading