Through the last set of assembly elections, the Congress was on a hiding to nothing.
If surge pricing is bad, why didn't Kejriwal's government stop it during the first round of restrictions?
The removal of Sunil Gavaskar and Harsha Bhogle as commentators for the 9th edition of the IPL is unimportant in itself but useful as a window into the workings of the BCCI and the curious relationship between public sport and patriotism.
The Congress's record in the matter of defending civil liberties is dismal.
Mohammad Akhlaq's widow, remembered filling the tiffin boxes of Hindu neighbours with the mutton she cooked every Id. These neighbours, young men she recognised and named to the police afterwards, broke down her door, dragged out her husband and bludgeoned him to death with bricks.
One of the features of the present political moment is the richness of right-wing opinion that animates the columns of our newspapers and websites.
Bobby Jindal and Barack Obama have both adapted their identities to fit into America. But only one of them has been called out for it.
The reaction to Arvind Kejriwal's television commercial-anger, disillusionment, mockery-is caused by overlapping but distinct provocations. It's useful to separate them to understand the vehemence of this reaction.
Mr Modi's commitment to cooperative federalism seems not to extend to Chief Ministers who best him in electoral contests. But for Kejriwal, these stand-offs is a gift that keeps on giving.
Mukul Kesavan on a possible miscalculation in Delhi.
The Board of Control was an independent principality, located in India, surrounded by India, but not of India. Its jurisdiction over cricket in India was as absolute as the Vatican's over Catholicism; it brooked no interference in its affairs, not even from the nation state that enclosed it.
Mukul Kesavan on the PM's "channeling of golden-age fantasies".