Meera Abraham offered a rare glimpse into the trading traditions of peninsular India and the link between South Indian and Roman merchants. Gopalkrishna Gandhi writes.
The rancid noun, the foetid verb and the acid invective that we heard this election season suggest that euphemism is on its way out. Gopalkrishna Gandhi writes.
Can people who showed the door even to a person as esteemed as Vajpayee, vote into office a govt headed by one who has split the country into those who worship him and those who fear him? Perhaps they can, perhaps they will, writes Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
If Narendra Modi’s bull-horns do get locked in Varanasi with Arvind Kejriwal’s sharp ram-antlers, we will witness a riveting contest.Varanasi’s hospitality to the two outsiders will be following a notable tradition, writes Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
President Pranab Mukherjee is a political artist. His address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day, this year, was a triumph of this artistry, writes Gopalkrishna Gandhi.