Unnatural Disasters!

The Indian political scene mimicked Japan this week. The nuclear ghost of 2008 came back to haunt MSingh, making his hot seat a bit too radioactive for comfort; Wikileaks came in a tsunami of waves, inundating virtually every facet of UPA governance and then scooping and setting afloat for full public view a sludge of skeletons. 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