Will Modi overcome his defeat at the hands of the farmers by staging spectacular shows like the one he just put up at Varanasi? His showmanship is not in doubt, and his skills with costume, make-up, scenery, lights, sound and camera are of a high order. Moreover, what he is marketing through his shows can seem extremely attractive.
The Lavish Varanasi Spectacle Highlighting One Individual
"I Don't Know," Says Biden On Omicron
Race, guns and Covid - the last in its Omicron incarnation - remain live issues in the US.
Why Ajit Doval Should be Thanked
Majoritarians and authoritarians, whether native or foreign, may have to reckon with the inner Hind Swaraj of the "ordinary" Indian - in the home, the street, the polling booth, the classroom, the courtroom, wherever.
Why Sardar Patel supported Partition
"Some currently popular notions about what was agreed upon in 1947, and about who accepted or opposed Partition, need demolition," says Rajmohan Gandhi.
SRK, Aryan Khan Rouse India's Buried Insaniyat
What I am enjoying most is the taste of the widening admission that all Indians should be bound to one another in mutual goodwill and equal respect.
Absurd to claim Gandhi advised Savarkar to plead for mercy, Rajnath totally wrong
A 30 minute interview with Karan Thapar of The Wire.
My Request To Hindu Platforms Of All Sorts
"Calm, serene, silent faces that avoid looking at cruelty, or wink at it, can only disgrace Hinduism," writes Rajmohan Gandhi.
The great Indian paradox
A review of 'The Great Hindu Civilisation' by Pavan K.Varma, published in India Today. Read it in this PDF
Yes, Hinduism Is Indeed Under Threat
If Hinduism is more than a race, if Hinduism is a set of values needed by people of all races, languages, and colours, ... please save Hinduism from its excited champions.
Was Partition itself a horror?