Ashok Malik


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Judicial jihad against BCCI

How does one carve out India and Indian institutions? The simplest mechanism is to adhere to the political map and the territorial boundaries of the 29 states.

What to do after Uri? Choices before Modi

Even if one discounts the war gaming in news television studios and the civilisational conflicts being played out daily on social media, it is apparent that the aftermath of the Uri attack is not the

Mother T’s true legacy

Mother Teresa’s elevation to sainthood has been accompanied by a vigorous debate on the “Saint of the Gutters”, as the revered nun was known, on her methods and her achievements.

Bihar: Tipple tips the odds against Nitish

About 12,000 people are in prison in Bihar for violation of the new prohibition law. Broadly, they have been taken into custody over the past three months.

Gujarat: Caste away

Political commentary in New Delhi, especially when it comes to analysing distant states, can be extremely limiting.

GST delay: A sign of Congress atrophying

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) constitutional amendment again in doubt in the Rajya Sabha, the process for what has been labelled the “most ambitious tax reform” in Indian history remains stall

Referendum: Policy stuck in binaries

Are referendums a cop-out? The question is obviously being raised in the context and the aftermath of Brexit: the British referendum to stay in or leave the European Union.

Brexit is only the tip of Euroscepticism

Shortly after the Brexit vote, the European Union or at least senior officials in Brussels, where the EU is headquartered, reacted strongly and angrily.

A split story: Close look at how govt really works

Delhi is a political city, but it’s also a government town.

Brexit’s bearing on history and the future

George Galloway is to the extreme Left of British politics.

As a neutral observer, I have no hesitation in saying that at this moment there is hardly any political party which could pose a political challenge to the BJP at the national level, but that doesn’t

Might is right is an adage as old as the Aravalli Hills.