- Mar 25, 2015 15:39 IST
I wonder why the public prosecutor (PP) in the case, Ujjwal Nikam, had to attempt to influence the minds of the judge and the public with a cooked up statement that Kasab had asked for mutton biryani in jail.
- Mar 17, 2015 22:04 IST
I have had the feeling that I am living in unreal times for the past few months. For all that Narendra Modi was seen as a strongman who would be able to uphold the rule of law in the country, I am afraid the country is fast moving towards becoming a Hindu Pakistan.
- Mar 10, 2015 22:41 IST
Mehta may have known only how to be an editor but he was truly a reporter’s delight — and comfort. The world of journalism will be a lesser place without him, I am sure.
- Mar 03, 2015 20:29 IST
While the Maharashtra government now bans the slaughter of even bulls, though not buffaloes, I wonder how long the ban will remain in place.
- Feb 24, 2015 19:48 IST
Just before the assembly polls, the BJP, targeting the Congress-NCP, came out with a classic line: Kuthe nevun thevla Maharashtra majha? Today, I wish to ask the same of the authorities, "What have you done to a liberal, progressive state like Maharashtra?"
- Feb 17, 2015 22:26 IST
How long Modi-Pawar love affair lasts though is anybody’s guess. Modi is too much in love with himself to care about others for too long. And Pawar, best at running rings round others.
- Feb 12, 2015 15:52 IST
I believe Fadnavis would have higher visibility and better returns if the CMO were to adopt 100 government and municipal schools and build girls’ toilets in each one of them, writes Sujata Anandan.
- Feb 03, 2015 22:04 IST
Clearly, under the circumstances, the Congress could do no better than Ashok Chavan — unless the party has a death wish and wishes to shoot itself in the foot again!
- Jan 27, 2015 21:23 IST
Some years ago, when the war between the Pawars’ Sakal and the Jadhavs’ Pudhari was at its peak with the latter venturing out of its home base of Kolhapur and launching an edition in Pune, I was rather startled by the amount of dirt they were willing to fling at each other.
- Jan 20, 2015 21:04 IST
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis should watch out. NCP chief Sharad Pawar is on the prowl and his gloves are off. And Pawar is likely to hurt the BJP where it is most vulnerable — farmers’ issues, writes Sujata Anandan.
- Jan 14, 2015 15:44 IST
What goes around comes around in full measure. Raj Thackeray’s party, MNS finally seems to be crumbling like a cookie at the slightest pressure.
- Jan 06, 2015 20:23 IST
When nurses at the hospital, where I seem to have put down roots, first found out that I was a journalist, they subjected me to a lot of innocent questioning.
- Dec 31, 2014 10:36 IST
Watching Devendra Fadnavis reveal his vision for Maharashtra, I was charmed by the sincerity of Maharashtra’s young chief minister. But soon I had an overwhelming sense of déjà vu.
- Dec 26, 2014 20:31 IST
Lying in my hospital bed for the past two weeks, I have been brooding about the sorry state of leadership that my beloved and adopted state of Maharashtra has come to.
- Dec 17, 2014 16:39 ISTAnandan on Wednesday
My column this week is an unusual one — I wish to salute Rakesh Maria and his exemplary force of police officers, both men and women. I salute the Bombay Police once again.