Sandeep Bamzai
Editor
New Delhi
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Freedom Files: Asian Switzerland

Of the dramatis personae on the Kashmir stage, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah obviously towered above everyone else and I include Panditji in this elite list for without Sheikh Saheb’s call for revolt ag

Freedom Files: A FISHING EXPEDITION GONE WRONG

Like a slingshot, it struck at the very heart of the new Indian democracy’s show window. It came abruptly and yet seductively, blindsiding everyone in the Nehru Administration.

Cut & Thrust: Why Chanda Kochhar must go

Propriety demands that Chanda Kochhar, member of Kamath’s Angels (K V Kamath headed ICICI for many years and both Chanda and Shikha Sharma were his proteges) quit post haste.

Disequilibrium: Lack of Kashmir policy

 As the dreaded Saudi political Wahabi Islam takes root in Kashmir more aggressively than ever before, replacing the strong Sufi moorings that existed for years, it is ironical that Moulvis fr

Indian Paisa League: NO ONE FIXED IPL MATCHES

When you know there is a recurring glitch in your power train, you are bound to look under the hood and get someone to fix whatever is broke.

DISEQUILIBRIUM: Urgent Retrofit Needed

In May 2014, the plates of history were shifting before our eyes.

Freedom Files: A Careful Calibration

Even as the extremely wary Indian Princes decided to take up a Testudo formation while dealing with the Indian National Congress, wherein like in ancient Roman warfare, the Testudo or tortoise form

Cut & Thrust: THE UGLY AUSTRALIAN NAILED

Dionysus or Bacchus was the God of the grape harvest, wine making and wine, of ritual madness and ecstasy in Greek mythology. He has found many a worshipper and acolyte in cricket over time.

Disequilibrium: How cheap is talk, indeed

CBI arrests Accountant General (ACCOUNTS & ENTITLEMENTS) Chennai and three others in an alleged bribery case

Freedom Files: Delaying The Inevitable

Mountbatten’s talk to the Chamber of Princes was infernal as he outlined the way forward. The British would no longer protect or patronise them; independence was a chimera.

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