The ultimate was surely Yudhishthira's immortal "Aswathama hatha...", followed by a whispered "iti narova kunjarova..."
With protests and the Knesset split over Netanyahu's new law reiterating that Israel is a monocultural country, it can't be called a unanimous expression of the national will
From sports to diplomacy, trade to warfront - the British 'ability' to proclaim victory in the jaws of defeat is unique
Britain's National Health Service is bitterly criticised. But it's the envy of the world and makes Britain great
The reimposition of Governor's Rule on J&K means that 71 years after independence, the Centre still hasn't a clue about how all Kashmiris can be reconciled to their Indian identity
Ask the Dalit tanner, the Muslim butcher, the Christian priest. Ask cattle traders of any religion. Ask a Muslim who falls in love with a Hindu or vice versa
Having bestowed Narendra Modi on India, the almighty tried to compensate for it by receiving Kumaraswamy in nine temples in four days
Corruption wasn't just a problem during Najib's time. It was also part of a matrix of mysteries when Mahathir was prime minister
Some claim that being blackballed by the Allahabad Club drove Jawaharlal Nehru into nationalist politics
If there's one reason for more careful screening of European Union migrants, it's the proliferation of crooks and criminals preying on the unwary
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