Tavleen Singh The Indian Express Group

Tavleen Singh-

Of rats and other survivors

Sunday 5 January '14

First, let me give credit to the friend (she knows who she is) who gave me the idea to write a piece on ‘turncoats’.
Too late for change?

Sunday 29 December '13

Judging from Rahul’s speech to FICCI members in Delhi, he appears to have seen the light.
Keeping the faith

Sunday 22 December '13

I have found myself pitted against ‘secularists’, whose case is that Modi will divide the country.
Beyond AAP

Sunday 15 December '13

In my humble opinion there are two things that will decide the results of the next general election.
Fifth column: Muslim questions

Sunday 8 December '13

Communal violence Bill will serve mostly to isolate the Muslim community even more.
Tehelka shames us all

Sunday 1 December '13

Tarun Tejpal was good at promoting himself, and has been for at least a decade the darling of Lutyens liberals.
A Leftist assault

Sunday 24 November '13

When we discuss Narendra Modi we need to use the same measure as we use for other political leaders.
Beneath the hullabaloo

Sunday 17 November '13

One of the tenets of the democratic feudalism that governs our polity is that we do not attack the Dynasty.
A surfeit of sycophants

Sunday 10 November '13

If Sonia had behaved less like the Empress of India and more like a normal political leader, she would have attracted people.
Justice black and white

Sunday 27 October '13

The second reason for saluting the Indian justice system is on account of the brilliant new film Shahid.
Right? Left? Centre?

Sunday 20 October '13

I support all efforts to keep government spending under control.
Rahul 'the revolutionary'

Sunday 13 October '13

There is “no right time to tell the truth” he proudly told political rallies across Punjab and Uttar Pradesh last week,
Toilet talk

Sunday 6 October '13

Can we begin, though, by asking why Ramesh did not do these things as minister in charge for sanitation?
An illusory prime minister

Sunday 29 September '13

Dr Manmohan Singh is only the illusion of a prime minister.
Granny's story retold

Sunday 22 September '13

If he does, then the Congress has much bigger problems to contend with than the advent of the challenger from Gujarat.
The campaign begins

Sunday 15 September '13

Neither of the two men who lead the race to become India’s next prime minister raised local issues.
A chamber of princes?

Sunday 8 September '13

I do this in the hope that it will persuade you that democracy is weakened when parliamentary constituencies become fiefdoms
Let’s talk about Sonia

Sunday 1 September '13

This dream of prosperity is what Sonia has killed in the decade that she has been India’s de facto prime minister.
Vox populi

Sunday 25 August '13

The response to my column last week left me humbled. And, I am not the humble type.
An outsider in a private club

Sunday 18 August '13

Had Rahul Gandhi made the speech Narendra Modi did last week, he would have been hailed as India’s shining white hope.


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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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