Opinion: Why Opposition United To Praise Sushma Swaraj

Opinion: Why Opposition United To Praise Sushma Swaraj

Baijayant Jay Panda | Monday March 14, 2016

With the ever changing geo-political landscape, increasing globalisation coupled with securing the interests of the growing Indian diaspora, Sushma Swaraj has proved to a responsive leader at the helm of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Opinion: MPs Don't Need Cheap Food. Give It Up

Opinion: MPs Don't Need Cheap Food. Give It Up

Baijayant Jay Panda | Saturday July 18, 2015

Special privileges that have become so ubiquitous range from substantive to the frivolous. Politicians and bureaucrats do not have to stand in line for anything, live in heritage buildings, move around in cars with red beacons.

Blog: The AAP effect analysed by Jay Panda, MP

Blog: The AAP effect analysed by Jay Panda, MP

Baijayant Jay Panda | Monday January 20, 2014

Until a few months ago, the word "politician" was often accompanied with expletives denoting utter derogation. Only the statesmen of yore and a handful of contemporary politicians derived reverence from the public. The "AAP effect" has changed that perception.