Why crude turned cruel!

The theme song is all too familiar: ‘It’s the oil companies that have raised the petrol prices, not the Government which had decontrolled it long back’. The modus operandi too is a much-tested official tactic: A shocker timed after Parli session so that the already hot cauldron does not explode. Continue Reading

Where change has no chance

The term ‘ally’ has the ring of commitment to it. Hence the preference for ‘liasions’. ‘One night stand’ and ‘strange bed-fellows’ too are no longer metaphors but reflect reality, given the orgy of political promiscuity on parade. Continue Reading