It is a common phenomenon around the world for a city to face an epidemic after facing heavy rain and water-logging. Here in Mumbai, we face the epidemic that has hit a few opportunists called the blame game and the misinformation campaign.
Not the EPS-OPS Vs TTK-Sasikala wrangle, not the farmers issue, not even what Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth said, it is Anitha who has become the top headline, creating a huge social and political uproar in Tamil Nadu.
It had never happened before - an Indian and a Chinese anchor sitting next to each other - one bound by protocol and state control, and the other bound essentially by the belief that asking questions, any question, was my democratic birth right.
Gandhi Jr is due back today, and significantly, his mother did not ask him to cut short his trip to fire fight for the party. Instead, the old guard of Ahmed Patel and Ghulam Nabi Azad were at her her side during her meetings.
When India's prime minister announced last November that 86 percent of India's currency would be worthless in hours, he presented the decree as a well-thought-out measure to attack cash "hoarded by anti-national and anti-social elements." We were led to believe that honest taxpayers would line up to return their high-value currency notes, but these...
As the Gandhi family comes to resemble the later Mughals - authority enfeebled, no longer able to win elections for the Congress, a senior leader, Virbhadra Singh, is all set to do an Amarinder Singh if his demands are not met.
The peaceful resolution of the dispute has been Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biggest geo-strategic win to date. It further demonstrated the success of a quiet leadership - where cold and calculative moves beat chest-thumping rhetoric and where results speak for themselves.