Tavleen Singh The Indian Express Group
Sunday 17 June '12Having known her in her apolitical days, I was amazed by the transformation.
Sunday 10 June '12India’s biggest environmental problem is poverty. But, this is not what you will hear from the small army of Environment Ministry officials
Sunday3 June '12India’s slowdown made international headlines last week when the economy recorded its slowest growth in a decade
Sunday27 May '12When Hindutva and nationalism seemed, momentarily, like an alternative, it propelled the BJP to power in Delhi.
Sunday20 May '12When I have asked why a road or a rural drinking water project has been so delayed, I have been treated to tirades
Sunday13 May '12In Maharashtra, the drought is so bad that desperate people are fleeing to Mumbai in search of water
Sunday6 May '12In last week’s contretemps between Baba Ramdev and our honourable Members of Parliament, I found myself on the side of the MPs.
Sunday29 April '12The ruckus made about Bofors by the BJP in Parliament last week was no more than a lot of noise signifying nothing.
Sunday22 April '12The damage that can be done by a tired, comatose government in two years is too horrific to think about but do not despair.
Sunday15 April '12This was a government school, he pointed out, so the question of donations did not arise
Sunday8 April '12The defeat marked the lowest point in Rahul’s career as a politician so the heir to the Gandhi dynasty did well to order an appraisal.
Sunday1 April '12So much has been written about the Army Chief’s mutiny that I feel no need to bore you with more comment on the subject except to say that I think he has behaved disgracefully
Sunday25 March '12There is a peculiarly Indian political idea that is suddenly back in fashion. It is called ‘pro-people’.
Sunday18 March '12Whose goofy idea was it to release the data from our latest housing survey in Budget week?
Sunday11 March '12Since I am not known to pull my punches, let me begin by saying it like I see it.
Sunday4 March '12In those long ago Nehruvian socialist times when we wore our poverty proudly on our sleeves, only the prime minister used to fly to election meetings.
Sunday26 February '12When political leaders fail to lead, others step in.
Sunday19 February '12But, many, many officials have made the killing of a lifetime.
Sunday12 February '12A new star rose in the glittering firmament of India’s feudal democracy last week
Sunday5 February '12It is a hard thing to say at a time when everyone seems to believe that the Supreme Court took a giant step towards ending corruption in Indian public life last week.
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