Monday, Sep 24, 2018 | Last Update : 01:00 AM IST
The Swedish Academy thinks he is a mixture of Jane Austen and Franz Kafka with a bit of Marcel Proust thrown in.
Nobody could have seen this coming after that stupendous, sweeping BJP win in the last general elections.
Several surveys assert that “chicken tikka masala” has overtaken roast beef in the Brit popularity stakes.
He further added that the gravity of our challenges and the smallness of our politics do not go well together.
In an interview with Ashhar Khan, Mr Sibal highlights some of the key points he had flagged in the book. Excerpts:
Pilot says the BJP can deploy any trick but won’t be able to erase five years of agony that the people have suffered.
It is only a physiological variation that occurs in a very small percentage of the population, says Arvind Datar.
Holding municipal/panchayat polls in J&K amid the NC-PDP boycott will be a farce.
It will be premature to extend the NRC to the whole of India at this juncture.
Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.
More autonomy for Kashmir within the Constitution's parameters is still a workable idea.
As the probe began, the SP chose to turn a blind eye to the development and did not issue a single statement in support of Mr Khan.
A number of social organisations also made the similar demand.
The problem is that with the Lucknow skyline going up, bungalows with sprawling lawns are now a rarity.
Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav feel that leaving their bungalows would rob them of their political stature.