|  The Castaways |  7-minute read
Teachers, Mountains, Memory, Life

A note to someone who is 'no more'

I am grateful that they remembered to inform me about his death.


 |  4-minute read
Anna Hazare, Anti-Corruption movement, Narendra Modi, Lokpal bill

Why Anna Hazare's plans to revive anti-graft movement will flop

The crusader has undermined his credibility by remaining silent over the last four years.


 |  Know Your Enemy |   Long-form
India Today, BJP, Karnataka, Paresh Mesta murder

In defence of India Today's coverage of Paresh Mesta's murder

I reject every charge flung at both myself and the organisation in our illumination of the story.


 |   Long-form
Pakistan, Rahul Gandhi, Modi, Gujarat Assembly elections

Rahul Gandhi is a winner, irrespective of whether BJP wins or loses Gujarat polls

The communal poison that Modi has been spreading will be one of the worst ravages of all time.


 |  6-minute read
Max Hospital, Inflated hospital bills, Healthcare, Medical negligence

Shutting down one hospital won't help. This is how Max left me in pain for life

The closure of Shalimar Bagh branch is not a salve for widespread corruption; privatised healthcare needs an overhaul.


 |  7-minute read
Republicans, Robert Mueller, Donald Trump, US

Will Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller? I know the real answer

America is not headed for tyranny, but if it ever were to happen, this is how it would unfold.


 |  4-minute read
Pakistan, Manmohan Singh, Gujarat Assembly elections, Modi

I don't trust Modi. He's a bad loser

The BJP has decided to stoop lower than the lowest to conquer.


 |  3-minute read
Sex Education, Safe sex, I&B ministry, Condom ads

Why I&B ministry's no condom ads between 6am and 10pm on TV decision is not entirely wrong

We're making brilliant, sexualised ads while ignoring the grave necessity of normalising condoms in India.


 |  Rough Cut |  4-minute read
Virat Kohli, Italy, Anushka Sharma, Virat-Anushka wedding

Why Virushka makes us happy

Thank you Virat and Anushka for an early Christmas, late Diwali, and every other festival spirit in between.


 |  4-minute read
Blue whale challenge, BJP, Gujarat Polls

No, Modi. Blue Whale challenge is not a joke

It is the sheer inefficiency of governance that made this phenomenon an enormous issue in the first place.