I had read and reread Jan Morris' writing long before I met her years ago
By betting big on an India and Flipkart whose losses are in excess of $1 billion annually, Walmart is setting itself up for huge writedowns
Dikotter, the author of a devastating trilogy on Mao's rule, says that the current leadership in China equates 'democracy' with the chaos of the Cultural Revolution
While the former is miles ahead in healthcare and job creation, the latter has responded to Joko Widodo's leadership in containing terror and communal tension
Because of the abundance of news websites, the weakening hold of quality media on the national imagination is leading to an epidemic of gullibility
Whether the Congress or the Bharatiya Janata Party is in charge, we remain the land of ad hoc decisions
My joyless procurement of a single blue shirt for interviews at Chotirmalls in Kolkata is a thing of the past
Few cities anywhere in the world glorify the Christian holiday with such pomp and pandemonium
Customs electronic delivery system rounds down to the nearest rupee; inevitably the invoices don't match and many exporters' refunds are delayed
India is a wannabe, that is, a nation with a highly developed sense of wanting to be a superpower with little idea of how to become one
To rid us of our adherence to open defecation will need communicating that all Indians are created equal and that the practice is anti-national. Can our politicians measure up to this challenge?
India, by virtue of its huge population and geography, stands at the front line of suffering from the effects of climate change but the government and elite are mostly oblivious
The real culprit is this govt's tendency to set unrealistic goals and then charge ahead pell-mell ignoring expert advice
It was laidback parenting that made the two play simply for the joy of being the best they can be
Delhi may also be 'where the networks of crony capitalism converge'