February 24, 2020

B.G. Verghese

  • A Broadsheet And Its Broadside
    A Broadsheet And Its Broadside

    An interesting chronicle that reads in part like a diary and not a narrative of the sweep of history it...

  • The Gridlocked Heights
    The Gridlocked Heights

    Indo-Pak volubility notwithstanding, LoC still remains undefined

  • Principles In Ordinary Times
    Principles In Ordinary Times

    I.K. Gujral swam in the current of Indian politics for four decades—as MP, ambassador to the USSR, foreign...

  • Daylight At The Thousand-Star Hotel
    Daylight At The Thousand-Star Hotel

    Roy’s distorted Maoist idyll aside, tribals are non-development’s casualties

  • The Last Waltz In Williamsburg
    The Last Waltz In Williamsburg

    The PM did not really comprehend the devaluation package negotiated by experts. Her instincts told her there...

  • 'Beyond The Pale Of The Rule Of Law'
    'Beyond The Pale Of The Rule Of Law'

    The Supreme Court should order arrest of those shown confessing to having committed crimes and suspend the...

  • Boatman, Do Not Tarry
    Boatman, Do Not Tarry

    Karat has had his answers. The UPA should now revivify its reform agenda.

  • Announce A Cease-Fire
    Announce A Cease-Fire

    An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals...

  • Disband Salwa Judum
    Disband Salwa Judum

    An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals...

  • A Creeping Distemper
    A Creeping Distemper

    Sham Lal's India is at the end of its tethers. His pungent humour hides frustrated hopes.

  • Waiting For 'Godaganga'
    Waiting For 'Godaganga'

    The idea of inter-linking rivers is age-old, so why don't the critics shut up?

  • India's Forgotten Gospel Of Fraternity
    India's Forgotten Gospel Of Fraternity

    The battle to be joined is one against inequality, not changing one's faith.

  • Ordeal by Fire in the Killing Fields of Gujarat
    Ordeal by Fire in the Killing Fields of Gujarat

    Editors Guild of India Fact-Finding Mission Report

  • Don't Split, Share
    Don't Split, Share

    One solution: with internal autonomy, seal the LoC, free transit, initiate joint defence, trade, tourism,...

  • The UN's Secret Genocide
    The UN's Secret Genocide

    Observers have likened sanctions to two or three Hiroshimas. The people of Iraq are being systematically...

  • Iron Hands, Soft Gloves
    Iron Hands, Soft Gloves

    Any dialogue on the LoC or J&K, while not losing sight of Pakistan's deceptions, must also aim for...

  • A Poetic Licence
    A Poetic Licence

    Although Arundhati Roy denies any neo-Luddite impulse or pre-industrial, anti-development dreams, this is...

  • Why Is India Mute On Kashmir?
    Why Is India Mute On Kashmir?

    The vicious circle must be broken somewhere. If Pakistan wants to start with Kashmir, why not? What is more...

  • More White To The Flags
    More White To The Flags

    Now the key is: mutual understanding and acceptance of realities. No one is forcing, or should force, the...

  • Chittagong As Crux
    Chittagong As Crux

    There is room for fruitful cross-border cooperation in the Tripura, Mizoram, Chittagong mini-quadrant which...

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