Between taxi aggregators, hungry to make a fast buck, and a government machinery that still prefers to move on a bullock-cart, the consumer is caught right in the middle of the road. Meanwhile, prices keep surging...
A court in India has recently ordered the shifting of cricket matches out of the state of Maharashtra, which is facing severe drought.
Sunday’s accident at a Kerala temple which claimed over a hundred lives tells us that the time has come to put safety of devotees above man-made rituals. But, will anyone bell the cat?
Frequent elections may be good for democracy, but hurt governance. Not only can governments not take decisions for fear of violating the code which disallows influencing the voter, even ministers are more often on poll duty than in office. No wonder then that PM Modi has echoed what Rajiv Gandhi said long ago.
The BJP government is successfully dislodging Congress state governments by abetting dissidence in the latter. Though its means may be questionable, the truth is that the Congress is simply unable to get its house in order.