In India there are more chances of being struck down by a speeding car or a train crash than a terror incident. Approximately, one death occurs every four minutes on Indian roads
Now that the Bihar election is done and dusted, the PM is ready to travel abroad again
It’s the last lap in Bihar and tensions are running high. The stakes have been upped a great degree by both the BJP and the MGB (the mahagathbandhan or grand alliance)
History has shown that societies benefit with dissent, not conformity
You can never get it right. Not the list, not the gift. So the first step towards nirvana from stress of festival gifting is to accept this fact
Political speeches in Bihar and interviews of politicians have transcended the sphere of politics and jumped into the realm of wild and wicked
India made a sharp and strong case for itself last week at the UN when Pakistan raked up the Kashmir issue
John Chambers, Chairman of Cisco Systems said of Prime Minister Modi, “you (PM Modi) are an amazing ambassador of your country....PM Modi will change the world
He is everywhere in Pakistan. Visiting injured soldiers in hospitals, meeting with corps commanders and being photographed doing it, inaugurating civilian projects, praying with jihadis, and wearing turbans over fatigues
If you think of railways and you imagine Shah Rukh-Kajol in Dilwale Dulhaniya and Chaiyyan Chaiyyan, or if you are slightly older then the classics like Rajesh Khanna singing Mere sapno kii rani kab ayegi tu or Aao bacchon tumhein dikhaen jhaanki Hindustan kii, then STOP
Last week the picture of a dead Syrian child on a beach shocked the world. In his gruesome death, 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi has become somewhat of an Internet sensation.
The lives of the rich and famous are always a fabulous source of gossip and idle chatter. And prime-time news.
The Prime Minister was in Dubai and Abu Dhabi last week and in the coming months he will be travelling to the US again to attend the UNGA (United Nations General Assembly) and also to Malaysia for the ASEAN summit
Balakot is a small town that is situated along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir that witnessed intense shelling from the Pakistani side, which killed six people and injured several others last weekend
Former US President George Bush’s brother and Republican party potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush was asked by Fox News, “knowing what we know now” would he have gone into Iraq if he had been President
On May 3, less than a month after PM Modi touched down in three cities in Canada the first bilateral visit by an Indian PM after 42 years a gathering of more than 1,50,000 Canadian Sikhs unanimously passed the Punjab Referendum Resolution in Toronto
Bihar Assembly elections are due in a few months from now so its raining Bihari jokes, and many of them are being cracked by Bihar bhaiyas themselves!
If you were to be charitable you would say that India’s Pakistan policy is dynamic, as it changes according to the times
You would have probably missed the news item, buried, as it was in the tumult of LalitGate, Vyapam and Shah Rukh’s boundary wall getting some graffiti-love
Should a former Intelligence chief have written a book in which he revealed secrets that were, at best, open secrets but now have been verified as true? Mr AS Dulat was chief of the Research and Intelligence Wing (R&AW) from 1999 to 2000 and post retirement he was advisor to Prime Minister Vajpayee on Kashmir affairs