Inder Malhotra

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Inder Malhotra

Cry, the beloved country

We are indeed living in what the Chinese call “interesting times”. The real meaning of the term is a time of turbulence and trouble so intense as to cause forebodings about the future.

Bad omen for Jammu and Kashmir

There can be no doubt that with the swearing-in of the new government in the sensitive state of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, a historic but uncertain political experiment has begun.

Satta vs sidhant

Since the late 1960s, politics in the world’s largest democracy has been descending to shamefully low standards.

Nervous BJP

In another three days the voters of the national capital, now in the throes of arguably the bitterest battle over a 70-member state Assembly, would have cast their votes.

A hint of a farce

In 1963, just after the trauma of the border war with China, the Congress lost three high-profile parliamentary byelections in quick succession.

J&K: Tussle for power continues

On the morning of Monday, the widespread impression among those in the know was that a deal for the formation of a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir had been “nearly sealed” between the Bharat

Mission 2021

Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi runs what is manifestly a one-man government, it is all the more intriguing that he is totally reluctant publicly to reprimand or even deplore any of his followers m

House of discord

For nearly half a century the Parliament of the world’s largest democracy has been disrupted regularly, often on a daily basis, and through such ugly means as drowning the proceedings in constant nois

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.