Category: National

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Congress to New Avathar of Aam Admi?

Using state power to crush democracy: Congress did it then, BJP now! Absolute power corrupts absolutely, as Indira Gandhi showed earlier and the BJP is showing now, writes TJS George. Indira Gandhi and PM Narendra Modi. (File | Agencies)  Note: In this article...

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Rot in Indian Politics! Vadra, a timely weapon for BJP

T J S George, in New Indian Express, 10th February 2019 Unlike father Rajiv Gandhi and brother Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi has to wear two crosses—the Gandhi dynastic cross and the Vadra controversies cross. Robert Vadra arrives to appear before...

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Empathize with the outcast! Recital of the Hideous!

Editorial in the Statesman January 8, 2019   The silence of the administration in Patna is deafening. The gruesome tragedy and the attitude of the hospital are only symptoms of the overwhelming sclerosis that has now served to extend the loop of the...

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Sabarimala conundrum: No room for liberal doubt

By Christophe Jaffrelot, in the Indian Express, Nov. 20,  2018 The choice in Sabarimala is clear: It’s ethno-religious political entrepreneurs vs social reform According to the leaked tapes, when the head priest of Sabarimala asked Pillai whether locking the sanctum...