Opinion: Dear Government, We're Choking. Want To Help?

Opinion: Dear Government, We're Choking. Want To Help?

IP Bajpai | Thursday October 08, 2015

But who gives a damn about whether you and I are slowly being poisoned by diesel...Certainly not car manufacturers, and seemingly not our governments.

Opinion: Independence: Freedom from Waiting

Opinion: Independence: Freedom from Waiting

IP Bajpai | Friday August 14, 2015

While we haven't solved the problems of corruption, poverty, Kashmir and Bastar, and many more (and History will not forgive us if we don't), we can on this Independence Day say thank you for what we have managed to change.

Opinion: The Dirty Filthy North Indian

Opinion: The Dirty Filthy North Indian

IP Bajpai | Tuesday August 11, 2015

Why is it that South Indians manage to keep their cities and places of worship cleaner than we do?

Opinion: Dear Mr Fadnavis, at the Risk of Criminal Defamation...

Opinion: Dear Mr Fadnavis, at the Risk of Criminal Defamation...

IP Bajpai | Friday July 03, 2015

I am just trying to figure out why, during what is called the silly season (summer downtime) of news, you guys are making yourselves look so silly (hope "silly" is not a criminal defamation suit-triggering word.)

Opinion: Kejriwal's Paranoia Reaches Indira Gandhi Levels

Opinion: Kejriwal's Paranoia Reaches Indira Gandhi Levels

IP Bajpai | Monday May 18, 2015

Does Arvind Kejriwal have the agitator syndrome, where agitation is not just a means to an end but an end in itself, asks IP Bajpai.

Opinion: What Social Media Has Done For Net Neutrality in India

Opinion: What Social Media Has Done For Net Neutrality in India

IP Bajpai | Tuesday April 14, 2015

Net neutrality is the big buzz in town. It has suddenly exploded on social media with multiple signature campaigns, most of which are in favour of keeping the net neutral. The government says it is waiting for two reports, one from its own committee, and the other from the Telecom Regulator (TRAI), which has put out a paper with suggestions and asked the public to re...

Blog: From Kejriwal to Fadnavis, Absurd Actions and Comments

Blog: From Kejriwal to Fadnavis, Absurd Actions and Comments

IP Bajpai | Monday April 13, 2015

Some are funny, some are absurd and some are very worrying - a range of recent remarks by politicians places us in the silly season of politics as late spring makes way for summer.

Blog: What Next for AAP? Lal Battis? VIP Culture Embraced

Blog: What Next for AAP? Lal Battis? VIP Culture Embraced

IP Bajpai | Monday April 06, 2015

Sunday's example, tweeted by Congress leader Ajay Maken, of VVIP entryat Talkatora Stadium in Delhi for the launch of AAP's anti-corruption helpline was perhaps the clearest sign of the more things change, the more they remain the same.

Blog: The Motley Crew of the Ban(dwagon)

Blog: The Motley Crew of the Ban(dwagon)

IP Bajpai | Monday March 09, 2015

It is a strange collection of people, groups and institutions that have come together to call for and order the banning of the screening of the documentary India's Daughter.

Opinion: The Budget and Tears of Joy and Sorrow

Opinion: The Budget and Tears of Joy and Sorrow

IP Bajpai | Tuesday March 03, 2015

After weeks of speculation and high expectation, the Budget was finally presented on Saturday. And then the heavens opened up and it poured and it poured as if the monsoon had returned.

Blog: We Were 76th in Line to Take Off

Blog: We Were 76th in Line to Take Off

IP Bajpai | Saturday January 17, 2015

Fog hits Delhi flights. A passenger shares the nightmare.

Opinion: Why Government Must Not Drop Petrol Prices For Us

Opinion: Why Government Must Not Drop Petrol Prices For Us

IP Bajpai | Wednesday January 07, 2015

Don't obsess about keeping middle class happy, writes IP Bajpai.

Opinion: Seriously? SMS Campaign Asks Us to Surrender LPG Subsidy

Opinion: Seriously? SMS Campaign Asks Us to Surrender LPG Subsidy

IP Bajpai | Wednesday August 20, 2014

Destined to fail, writes IP Bajpai.

Blog: Black Money? Surely, We're All Guilty

Blog: Black Money? Surely, We're All Guilty

IP Bajpai | Wednesday July 30, 2014

During all working hours, it's being generated, writes IP Bajpai

Blog: BJP Result Makes Large Changes to Electoral Map

Blog: BJP Result Makes Large Changes to Electoral Map

IP Bajpai | Friday May 16, 2014

BJP campaign drove large turnout, writes Ishwari Bajpai.

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