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Opinion: JD(S) = 'Just for Deve Gowda and sons' and more family tales

New Delhi, March 22 -- Wiping his tears and speaking in a pitch-perfect choked voice in pocket borough Hassan, former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda said he was pained by allegations that he was a pol... Read More


Opinion | What Kangana Ranaut and Narendra Modi have in common

New Delhi, March 15 -- They are small-towners gone big; outsiders who busted the elite, family-members-only worlds of Mumbai cinema and Delhi politics. Kangana Ranaut, from Mandi district in Himachal... Read More


Opinion: What Kangana Ranaut and Narendra Modi have in common

New Delhi, March 15 -- They are small-towners gone big; outsiders who busted the elite, family-members-only worlds of Mumbai cinema and Delhi politics. Kangana Ranaut, from Mandi district in Himachal... Read More


Opinion | Those magnificent women and their flying machines

New Delhi, March 8 -- One of the best places to hear stories of women breaking traditional barriers is in the Indian Air Force (IAF) and, more generally, women who work in and with the sky. For me, it... Read More


Opinion: A mother's note on marriage and consent

New Delhi, March 1 -- My dearest Babyjaan, Last week 10,000 young boys and girls in Gujarat took an oath that they would only marry a partner selected by their parents. They pledged that they would n... Read More


Opinion: When you know you're anti-national

New Delhi, Feb. 22 -- You know you are anti-national (AN, adjective: critical of the establishment, one who is opposed to New India) if you not only mourn the deaths of our soldiers but ask why and ho... Read More


Opinion: How Indian women are embracing their curls

New Delhi, Feb. 15 -- Asha Barrak's curls spent the first quarter-century of their life cut short or tucked away from her face in a ponytail, her ringlets brushed firmly till all definition was eradic... Read More


Opinion: Why you should know more about Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi, Feb. 8 -- Indian politicians labelling Mamata Banerjee corrupt is as outrageous as Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath accusing the West Bengal chief minister of being "anti-democr... Read More


Opinion: Why women need a new narrative in politics

New Delhi, Jan. 30 -- Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's surprise entry into the muscular, messy, mostly masculine world of Indian politics last week shines the spotlight on an important issue: women's represent... Read More


Opinion | A different story about the nature of hate

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Revaty Laul knew Suresh Jadeja-or Suresh Langdo as he was called because of his bad leg-was angry with her. Laul had been a constant presence beside his wife Farzana Bano in cour... Read More