Can Jeremy Corbyn solve the Congress’ problem?

Rahul Gandhi has faced the brunt of a media onslaught, including social media, like no other living political leader. The handing over of the baton of the presidency of the Congress back to his mother has come in for ridicule, as it must. But this should be a moment...

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla: The need to be neutral

Om Birla is now the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. It should come as no surprise that a Member of Parliament of just two-term vintage now presides over proceedings of the house of the people. Convention has it that seasoned parliamentarians are made Speakers.But that...

Policing a nation

Abhinav Kumar IPS weighs in on many issues, territory that uniformed officers of the state tread at great risk. The consequences often lead to the curtailment of promising careers. The vicissitudes of Kumar’s career makes it obvious that he is not the cynosure...

Let us dance to protest

My father a better dancer than Swaraj: Omar Omar Abdullah might be a bit biased here. What probably is more important though is what the Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers added: “Glad [that] dance now [is an] acceptable [form of] protest.” Sushma...

‘There are no jobs, food is very expensive’

Teaandchocolate has this to say in response to Nick Clegg’s lament to Jemima Khan:Nick Clegg.I think maybe I should offer you some advice.You may think things are tough for you, but let me inform you, out here, it’s a lot more freaking tougher than you...