Sudheendra Kulkarni The Indian Express Group

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Why Gandhi resonates in Rome

Wednesday 2 October '13

Reflecting on Gandhi’s 1931 visit to Rome and the echo of his message in Pope Francis’s pronouncements.
NDA 2 needs Atal 2

Tuesday 17 September '13

BJP must learn to respect India’s diversity, stop being RSS’s political wing.
Thank you!

Sunday 26 May '13

I am sad because something that was a part of my work routine
Politics of lies and loot

Sunday 12 May '13

The battle of Mahabharata is over. Pandavas won the battle, caused by greed and lust for power on the part of Kauravas. As Krishna proclaims in the Bhagavad Gita
BJP's JP moment

Sunday 28 April '13

In the life journey of individuals and organisations, the past never imprisons the present and predetermines the future. We have the freedom to will a different future
An ideal teacher

Sunday 14 April '13

When someone very close to you departs from this world, it leaves a void, which, in spite of its emptiness, is filled with a mystical kind of fullness.
A global guru

Sunday 31 March '13

Vivekananda defies all those who seek to define him based on their own narrow understandings and agendas.
Gandhi for China

Sunday 17 March '13

Two of the world’s largest institutions—the Roman Catholic Church and China’s communist state—elected new leaders last week.
PC's flawed mool mantra

Sunday 3 March '13

P Chidambaram is a highly intelligent politician. He holds the distinction of presenting the second highest number of Union budgets
A poem from Tihar

Sunday 17 February '13

News from inside the jail that I once stayed in is hard to come by.
‘National’ vs. Nation

Sunday 3 February '13

Can there conceivably be any conflict between ‘national’ and the nation?
Right the wrongs in RTE: Five ideas

Sunday 20 January '13

Here are a few of the alarming findings from Pratham’s Annual Status of Education Report 2012, released on Thursday.
Sane Sex Order

Sunday 6 January '13

The history of human evolution—also of all civilisations—is in some ways a story of the tension between sexual indulgence and sexual self-control.
Let’s get real about China

Sunday 23 December '12

The prime duty of any sovereign nation-state is to defend its boundaries.
India, China: Friends, not foes

Sunday 9 December '12

Is 1962 the only point in the past of the India-China ties that we Indians should remember?
Why PM must visit Pakistan

Sunday 25 November '12

However, no less unlimited is the human ability to learn from past wrongs and create new history.
Obama and Hu: What we heard

Sunday 11 November '12

November has witnessed two great nations—democratic USA and communist China—in transition.
‘Scavengers’ needed

Sunday 28 October '12

The relationship between politics and business is both fundamentally necessary and frequently flawed.
Negativity busters

Sunday 14 October '12

Barring exceptions, why have the governments in India failed to deliver the desired results in ending hunger and malnutrition?
Ban this film

Sunday 30 September '12

It has been made with the intention of provoking Muslims by insulting Prophet Mohammed.


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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