Nationalist chest-thumping is for lightweights and losers. India is neither.
The racist attacks in Greater Noida are a greater diplomatic fiasco than India yet realises.
The shoe-throwing incident encapsulates not only the professional slovenliness that often prevails in India, but also the callousness – the moral deficit.
A stroll through the statistics of India’s performances over history.
Sreenath Sreenivasan has just been appointed chief digital officer of New York City by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Tunku Varadarajan interviewed him – over WhatsApp – on what the job entails.
Thin-skinned icons are more dangerous to society than bumptious comedians.
Or, a ‘Proponement in Oppugnation’ to the Supreme Court’s use of language
In ruling against what it saw as conspicuous consumption, the high court was guilty of conspicuous sanctimoniousness. Worse, it was guilty of succumbing to emotion at the expense of reason.
Mohammad Zahoor got out of the steel business just before the recession in 2008, selling his whole caboodle for $1 billion, and bought the Kyiv Post for $1.1 million.