There's a move afoot to nominate the British Queen for a Nobel peace prize for her 60-year service to the Commonwealth. Does she deserve it?
North Korea's nuclear missile programmes and the evidence of Kim's visit to Beijing can only further strengthen China's financial and diplomatic hold
The deft footwork behind Wednesday's meeting between Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav confirmed that protocol is as powerful in India's democratic politics as it was in the film Anna and the King of Siam
Blackmail on one side and bullying on the other doesn't make for a constructive partnership
Indian ignorance is unlimited; so is the obsession with titles
Has the average Indian become slave of gadgets that were invented to serve him?
Is it possible for even the greatest of Indians to discard the bonds of caste, class, clan or straightforward profit in favour of austere principles?
The patronage of one of the few public personalities who criticise growing intolerance can liberate vegetarianism from bondage to politics associated with bans and lynching
If religion holds the key in a nation of believers, the Congress president can balance his tilak, turban and Siva-bhakt talk by also visiting mosques and churches
Rahul Gandhi should concentrate on what he can do to promote education, enlightenment and economic prosperity across the board - and not only for the favoured few
India, the principal beneficiary of Bhandari's re-election to the ICJ, must think of cleansing its justice system to narrow the gap between domestic reality and international reputation
India is a notoriously poor country with notoriously rich people who can't afford to let on they are rich
That country has been able to integrate different strands into a single flowing stream
Despite Brexit and the pound's deterioration, it is still the proud coin of a self-confident realm
One would much rather have socialist care under an avowedly capitalist government than capitalist looting under the pretence of socialist concern