K.N. Bhat


What trivial things rise from mighty contests!

What mighty contests rise from trivial things” is a line from Alexander Pope’s Rape of the Lock.

AAP’s Lokpal: Half-truths & lies

The line that former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal dishes out every time he is in public gaze is that if the Jan Lokpal Bill had been passed — obviously with the support of the Opposition parti

Want to be Delhi CM? Read this

The normal route to martyrdom is via assassination. Has Arvind Kejriwal attained stardom? The answer would depend on the perception of what happened on February 14.

Crime is not afraid of punishment

The Year 2013 dawned under the dark clouds of the gangrape on December 16, 2012, and the consequent death of the nameless brave heart victim.

Judge, gadfly and newsmaker

Maverick, eccentric or unique? Which of these adjectives describe Justice Markandey Katju — the current chairman of the Press Council of India — adequately? Considering Justice Katju’s ability to shift from reality to fantasy without any forewarning, all of these epithets may fit on a given occasion, but none as aptly as I-centric.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.