- Jun 27, 2015 23:48 IST
The nation heaved a huge collective sigh of relief as revelations of alleged improprieties surfaced against Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Smriti Irani. ‘It was getting too much,’ said an aggrieved citizen, ‘over a year had passed for the new government, without any skeletons tumbling out of the cupboard. This was highly irregular. Thankfully, things are now rapidly coming back to normal.’
- Jun 21, 2015 01:18 IST
Manas Chakravarty answers some 'wonderful' queries on International Yoga Day.
- Jun 13, 2015 23:05 IST
Manas Chakravarty writes on what it would be like to live in a world that bans everything arbitrarily.
- Jun 06, 2015 22:23 IST
This is the 150th year of the publication of Alice in Wonderland. What if Alice came to India?
- May 30, 2015 23:01 IST
Editor: Folks, we’ve called this meeting to plan our news stories for the next few weeks. The anniversary celebrations of the Modi government will soon come to an end. For several weeks, we have been subsisting on a staple diet of ‘one year of Modi’. After the bash is over, what on earth will we do?At least during the UPA days, we could rely on a steady supply of scams.
- May 23, 2015 22:13 IST
We’re very happy young Namo is adjusting well to his new school. He has worked hard throughout the year. A detailed assessment follows:
- May 16, 2015 23:15 IST
We were discussing the spate of bomb blasts in West Bengal, the latest being a blast in a firecracker factory that allegedly doubled up as a bomb-making unit and a fight between armed groups in a local train in which several people were hurt.
- May 10, 2015 00:28 IST
Gadkari's experiment opens up enormous opportunities for the country’s agriculture. The collective urinating power of over a billion people, soon to be called pee-ple, is not to be scoffed at. And then there is cow urine, buffalo urine, goat, elephant and other exotic urines to add to the flow, writes Manas Chakravarty.
- May 02, 2015 23:44 IST
All you need to do is look around you and you will soon be wondering why everyone isn’t depressed. Consider the newspaper headlines.
- Apr 25, 2015 22:53 IST
Look, bro, do you really want to be a small farmer? No, it’s not a rhetorical question. Just think about it. Do you really enjoy working your butt off doing back-breaking, thankless jobs on that handkerchief-sized plot of yours? What do you get for all your effort? A pittance, my friend.
- Apr 18, 2015 22:53 IST
The PM’s speech in Toronto contained the analogy that while India and Canada growing separately would be a2 + b2, when joined together in friendship they would be (a+b)2 which equals a2 +2ab+b2, with the synergy giving an extra 2ab.
- Apr 11, 2015 23:55 IST
In hundreds and thousands of companies across the country, the following conversation is going on
- Apr 04, 2015 22:29 IST
Here is my review of some of the entertainment this week:
- Mar 28, 2015 22:08 IST
I welcome you all to the commentary from the Melbourne Cricket Ground on this gloomy Sunday. Eh, what was that? So what if it’s bright and sunny, people can get glum even on bright sunny days, can’t they? You come to Delhi when it’s 45 degrees in the shade and you’ll know sunny days are a pain.
- Mar 21, 2015 21:46 IST
Welcome, AAPians, to our first study class. I have been hopping in and out of Indian political parties of the right, left and centre for the last 30 years and am exceptionally qualified to give you deep insights into how to transform yourselves from a gaggle of activists, rebels, agitators, anarchists and idealists into a mature, disciplined, successful political party. I have, accordingly, formulated the following 10 commandments: