Shashi Tharror in spot of trouble over tweets

Jawaharlal Nehru remains the only Indian Prime Minister to be greeted on arrival at the airport by a US President, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said today after the ”Twitter kerfuffle” over his posting of photographs of the former Indian premier. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 6: A Century in a capsule

It is time to move from the politics of history to the history of politics. With a small step in this series I am making a giant leap across 900 years to 20th century. Continue Reading

A wave of waves

Poll pundits predicting poll prospects seem pretty sure there is no wave this time. How off the mark! If only these ‘experts’ were to see with their eyes instead of perceiving with their intellect, they will realise there are only waves all over the pollscape. And seeing is believing, mind you. Continue Reading

The Narendra Modi effect

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, say all pundits, will get “easily” re-elected. Maybe he will. But even if he does not – as easily or even not at all – he has earned a special place in the history books through the dint of his work, his personality and his breathtaking, almost-anointed, arrival on the world stage. Continue Reading