Blog: For Those That Question Rahul Gandhi's Missing M.A.

Blog: For Those That Question Rahul Gandhi's Missing M.A.

Dorab R Sopariwala | Sunday April 14, 2019

In the last couple of general elections, there has been a controversy about the educational qualifications and financial assets of Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Minister for Textiles Smriti Irani, who are due to face off for the second time in Amethi in a few weeks.

Opinion: India For Sale? What Karnataka Has Flagged For Us

Opinion: India For Sale? What Karnataka Has Flagged For Us

Dorab R Sopariwala | Monday May 21, 2018

The Karnataka episode is over - at least for the time being. We can blame the BJP, Governor Vajubhai Vala and B S Yeddyurappa. But that is not fair. Governors have been disgracing themselves for years - and with increasing frequency. We have been going down this slippery slope for at least the past 50 years where Governors are partisan, bend rules, disregard norms and...

Opinion: Who Should Governor Call First? Take A Look

Opinion: Who Should Governor Call First? Take A Look

Dorab R Sopariwala | Thursday May 17, 2018

In a divided "hung" house, who should the President or the Governor offer the first opportunity to form a government?

In Gujarat, Just How Many Seats Will The BJP Win? Special Analysis

In Gujarat, Just How Many Seats Will The BJP Win? Special Analysis

Dorab R Sopariwala | Sunday December 17, 2017

According to the average of exit polls, the BJP is likely to win 115 seats out of 182 seats. But how likely is this outcome?

Blog: Inspecting The 'Good Idea' That Jaitley, Rahul Gandhi Agree On

Blog: Inspecting The 'Good Idea' That Jaitley, Rahul Gandhi Agree On

Dorab R Sopariwala | Monday April 03, 2017

Since leaders of the two largest parties in parliament are backing the same system which allows them to collect money, I thought it may be a good idea to look at it carefully.

Opinion: Thanks, Supreme Court, For Saving Us From Disaster

Opinion: Thanks, Supreme Court, For Saving Us From Disaster

Dorab R Sopariwala | Monday October 26, 2015

We need first-rate judges - because they are the final word in a democracy. Many top-notch lawyers would be willing to accept judicial positions if they were better compensated than they are today.

Opinion: Why Farmers Have Every Right to Feel Gypped

Opinion: Why Farmers Have Every Right to Feel Gypped

Dorab R Sopariwala | Thursday April 30, 2015

The latest brouhaha about land acquisition misses the main point. Why are the farmers up in arms? The 2013 Act/Ordinance is so progressive - it is good for the farmers and good for the government which must provide infrastructure.

Opinion: A Bharat Ratna for Mahatma Gandhi?

Opinion: A Bharat Ratna for Mahatma Gandhi?

Dorab R Sopariwala | Wednesday January 28, 2015

Dorab Sopariwala writes on the great Padma Awards Tamasha.

Opinion: Welcome to The World of Second Class Citizens

Opinion: Welcome to The World of Second Class Citizens

Dorab R Sopariwala | Monday January 19, 2015

Thanks to its intervention, the government has accepted the Election Commission's recommendations that NRIs, who are also Indian citizens, be permitted to vote either through an e-ballot system or through proxy.