Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mountbatten, Prime Ministers And Life

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By Sunil Kumar Narendra Modi’s swearing in yesterday at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan is a watershed moment in our national destiny. Today also marks five decades since Nehru; our first Prime Minister died on May 27, 1964. In a …

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India Shining: Economics Redone

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By Sunil Kumar One of the most interesting aspects of life in India is the sheer multiplicity of opinions. And the presence of a humongous number of economists; all of whom seem to be engaged in a rather overt display …

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My Farcical Vote; St. Kejriwal And The Corruption Dragon

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By Sunil Kumar It’s the world’s largest democracy; so like other dutiful citizens choosing to exercise the mandate; I did vote. Before casting my ballot; I saw where every one of our contenders lived. The constituency they represent is not …

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Big Pharma Genocide; Murder Most Foul

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  By Sunil Kumar   “I want to live”; a shriek that resonates through your consciousness. The human condition is a unique one; mired as we are in a strangely one-of-a-kind situation; life. To an extent the world is desensitized …

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The Americans Season 2 Finale

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By Sunil Kumar Of all the television serials put out for public consumption by the Americans and the British; this one’s a stealth bomber. Yeah, mates; I’m an Indian and we do get a lot of TV; much more than …

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Aansoo Saaph Karein; Modi”ji”

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By Sunil Kumar Desh Ke Bhavi Pradhan Mantri Shri Narendra Modi Ke Samne Ek Bahut Mahattvapurna Uttardayitva Hai; Ek Mahan Rashtra Ka Netritva Karna. After a decisive mandate at your disposal; the theatrics at display during the election campaign need …

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Elections 2014: The Road Ahead

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By Sunil Kumar As I made my way to the 100-year old Taj Mahal Hotel a few days back; the pathos and the grand design of life meandered into my consciousness once more. Actually I did not save what was …

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Abki Baar Modi Sarkaar; Bharat Bhagya Vidhaata

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  By Sunil Kumar   In the strongest blow ever to the ruling sycophantic combine; the Congress was crushed by a saffron surge across the nation. Even in traditionally hyper-regional places such as Tamil Nadu, Odisha, West Bengal, Kerala and …

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Byline

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  By Sunil Kumar   There’s no business like the writing business. If anybody could stake claim to this rather glaring bit of self-praise; it’s the people actually in it. So without further ado; here’s another journalist kind of known …

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The Modi-Arnab Talk Show

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By Sunil Kumar As the nation including me wants to know what will happen on 16th May; there was critical anticipation on the Modi interview with Arnab Goswami; latent heat and intellect(Bong self-inflaming puchka) against the Vadnagar grocer; Prof. Modiarty; …

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