Sadbhavna – the fast, and the furious

It was mesmerizing to see how Narendra Modi turned his 3-day fast into a national event, outwitted the Congress and left Modi-baiters furious at what they called his attempt at image transformation. But since when has anyone got a right to deny a man his moment? The three day Sadhbhavna fast by Gujarat Chief Minister … Continue reading

Stoned Immaculate*

The new-found Kashmiri talent for chucking stones at Indian forces is raising the bar for foreign policy, political gamesmanship, civil society activism and even sport. So is this the Kashmiri’s new weapon of mass distraction? Or are we too stoned to register? The latest round of stone pelting in Kashmir has a lot of people … Continue reading