The Congress has carefully chosen the timing of elections in the Governor-ruled state of Jharkhand. But will it be able to swing it to its advantage?
Indian Muslims continue to be inward looking even though the Islamic world is looking to reform. Trapped as they are in the hands of the clergy, it is time to look outward.
Genetically modified or GM foods has not got many takers around the world, yet India seems to have offered US giants Monsanto and Mahyco free testing at the Tamil Nadu agro university.
The general euphoria surrounding the Congress post the recent Assembly polls are highly misplaced: the party has not won but not, not lost.
It’s one more case of the family silver being sold for a song. Only this is the government handing over lucrative property to big business houses - in this the Anil Ambani group - at throwaway price.
The chorus of its Jai Ho slogan in May, 2009, seems to be fast fading. The Congress party needs to introspect and not depend on mere rhetoric.