Don't kick a person when they are down. It's not easy to admit you are human. This whole episode eroded my self-confidence and I repeatedly questioned my judgement and decision-making abilities.
It's back. Not that it had ever gone away, but the old Delta variant cases are down, masks have slipped, it is wedding season, and life is resuming a semblance of normality. Sadly, Omicron is likely to change all that.
Too often in Indian cricket has discretion been embraced as the better part of valour. Kohli spoke up for Shami when the BCCI wouldn't. Now he has spoken up for himself. We are in his debt.
Will Modi overcome his defeat at the hands of the farmers by staging spectacular shows like the one he just put up at Varanasi?
The air pollution last month made it the worst November in seven years since records began. This is a setback to the central government's already modest target to cut air pollution by 20-30% by 2024.
For Modi, Ayodhya and Kashi is not politics but a matter of faith.
Last weekend some smart alecks managed to breach the defenses of one of the most ubiquitous media platforms, access the mouthpiece of the leader of one of the world's most populous countries.
Anyone looking for proof that the BJP has completely transformed Indian politics need only have watched today's live TV coverage of the Prime Minister's latest Benaras adventures.
Why should the Chief Minister of Haryana specifically order that Muslims should pray at home, as though Muslims are on the road five times a day, every day, praying in open spaces?
The Opposition's best chance lies in a coalition as broad as possible, one that includes the Congress, but is not necessarily led by it. Mamata Banerjee may or may not be fit to lead it - but she shouldn't be faulted for trying.
The Thackeray Government in Maharashtra, standing on the crutches of the Congress and Sharad Pawar's NCP, is confronting Mamata Banerjee's demolition drive.
The entire Omicron saga seems to be one of various agencies and experts jumping guns. And it offers lessons about how not to communicate.
June, 1992. I walk into Vinod Dua's office for an interview as a summer intern. My mother and Mr Dua's wife, Dr Padmavati, worked at a charitable clinic together. A chance conversation between them led to this internship.
The challenge that Omicron has thrown to Joe Biden's presidency comes when there seems to be a consensus among America-watchers that in Congressional elections due in November next year, the Democrats might lose one if not both houses.
What happens when two nasty Covid-19 variants get together and share their most effective mutations? Omicron and delta have brought us closer to the answer, says Peter White, a virologist at the University of New South Wales who warns of the inevitab