These opinion polls are not merely reflective of the opinions of Indian voters but a strong determinant of their voting behaviour too. The Election Commission of India cannot continue to turn a blind eye to this dubious practice.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has become what the anthropologist Claude Levi Strauss would have called a 'floating signifier' - a sign or an idea whose original content has disappeared, and it can now receive any significance.
This is among my learnings: if you are a bachelor, it's a problem; if you are a non-vegetarian bachelor, it's an even bigger problem. And at the top of the heap of problems is being a Muslim, non-vegetarian bachelor.
The only explanation is that this is a vindictive and insecure government which wants only its own decisions to be seen as worth remembering.
From smartphones to Tesla Inc. cars, lithium-ion batteries are everywhere. But when Asia's richest man went shopping in England with 100 million pounds ($136 million), he came back with humble sodium.
Why did Indira Gandhi choose to erect a memorial to soldiers who had given their lives for the Bangladesh War right under the archway of that monument to the colonial army, India Gate? And why has PM Modi chosen to extinguish its fire and merge it in
What should be an ordinary commercial dispute between Amazon.com Inc. and the founders of a near-bankrupt retailer is shining a harsh light on the quality of legal and regulatory protection investors actually receive in India.
The omicron variant spreads so rapidly that sometimes it feels as if resistance is futile. It's disheartening to hear of omicron infecting people who are up-to-date on their shots and wear an N95 mask every time they leave home.
Kashmiri American poet Aga Shahid Ali has written of a "country without a post office''. Kashmir Press Club was the post office of journalists - the last bastion of free space in the Valley is gone.
Yes, Virat Kohli, you sure did good. And so did your wife Anushka Sharma. Glow on, Golden Couple...
The big takeaway is that there appears to be much splintering within the voter blocs that were essential to the BJP's caste rainbow in the last state election.
This is equally a fight against insensitive and patriarchal judicial blinkers that dehumanise a victim of rape and expect her to abide by a preconceived code of conduct as a "sterling witness".
Fifty years later, it is Pataudi, not his statistically-superior successor, Ajit Wadekar, who is remembered. If Test cricket lives another fifty years, it is not going to forget the captaincy of Virat Kohli.
India entered 11 trade agreements in the 10 years under previous Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. On Modi's watch, it hasn't signed even one
There was at no point any official confirmation of Yogi moving to Ayodhya. It was relayed on different TV channels and digital platforms that Yogi had sent his special envoy to Ayodhya, and had secretly begun making all arrangements for the contest.