President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

Zij astronomy made its debut in India under the patronage of King Firoz Shah Tughlaq who ruled Delhi from 1351 to 1388.

Humour charms. But is humour that draws attention to one’s flaws a high-risk strategy if you are a prominent politician in this country?