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POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Political alliances, Extremists, Babri Masjid demolition, Mamata Banerjee

Frenemies of the political world: 'Extremists' of yesterday, lauded by the 'moderates' of today

As LK Advani is lauded by Mamata Banerjee now, I can't help but wonder at her condemnation of his communal rath yatra politics years ago. Perhaps some day, Narendra Modi will also be called a liberal by those who attack him today.

VOICES

 |  9-minute read
Extremists, Indian cinema, DDLJ, Bollywood

I'm one of Shah Rukh Khan's biggest fans. I can't bear to see him silenced

The superstar's fans have never seen him merely as a Muslim acting in India.