I’d love to tell a joke the way David did. Alas, I never will. I’d love to shield a friend from a High Commissioner’s wrath. But I doubt I'll have the courage, writes Karan Thapar.
Just because a person is a member of the BJP or the CPI, or votes for these parties doesn’t mean he subscribes to everything they stand for, writes Karan Thapar.
On occasion, interviewers can be amongst the most misunderstood people in the world, writes Karan Thapar.
The UPA-Left meeting began with logjam. Congress was determined to press ahead with Shivraj Patil or, at least, Karan Singh and Sushil Kumar Shinde, writes Karan Thapar.
Karan Thapar elaborates why Colonel Kirori Singh Bhainsla, the Gujjar leader, is so special that even if you disagree with his views, his commitment and passion shine through.
Regardless of the correctness of their policies, women often display a steely determination, a cold, calculating, even ruthless belief in themselves, writes Karan Thapar.
If a candidate in a US presidential election stood accused as Pratibha Patil is, he or she would have immediately responded to the allegations, writes Karan Thapar.
Chandrashekhar had a quality I admire above all else. He knew how to forgive. His successors should learn from him, writes Karan Thapar.
One can’t judge an entire relationship by one incident, but I suspect Edwina was a wonderful influence on Nehru. She helped him come to practical decisions, writes Karan Thapar.
Some regulation of television is warranted. The purpose should be to ensure accuracy, authenticity, objectivity, fairness and, of course, observance of the law including libel, writes Karan Thapar.
Has injustice been done to Bedi? Karan Thapar shares with you what he had wanted to ask one of the country's most celebrated IPS officers.
The 123 pact is perhaps the best we could have got. More importantly, it will improve after India receives clearance from the NSG, writes Karan Thapar.
There isn’t another language like English that lends itself so deliciously to mis-spelling and faulty pronunciation, writes Karan Thapar.
Was Ronen Sen accurate in what he said? Without doubt. Our feverish response to the N-deal does suggest a disquieting lack of self-confidence, insecurity and melodrama, writes Karan Thapar.
After evicting a Pakistani from his hotel, the owner claims it has a policy not to admit Pakistanis and Bangladeshis. Isn't this racism? asks Karan Thapar.