Leaders must draw from New Zealand PM's courage and wisdom

NEW DELHI, March 19 -- Wisdom in tranquillity, like courage under pressure, is admirable. But not unknown. But wisdom and courage, both, being displayed in a situation of unprecedented tension, are ex... Read More

In the cause of peace, Jadhav must not die

NEW DELHI, Feb. 25 -- This is, of course, an anti-death sentence position. But it is also more. It is a pro-normal life and pro-safe life proposition. Let it be noted, for a start, that his alleged cr... Read More

Alok Verma has rekindled our sense of dharma

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- I do not know Alok Kumar Verma. I do not believe I have ever met the twice removed director of our Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). We do not have mutual friends or share r... Read More

There was something in Vajpayee that marked him out as his own person

MUMBAI, Dec. 25 -- No one chooses to be born. Much less to this or that family, community, country. No one has any hand in the fall of that dice. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, born on this day in 1924 in any ... Read More