What qualities of Indira Gandhi made Kamaraj to pitch her for the position of the Prime Minister of India?


By Sunil Kumar The qualities of Indira Gandhi that made K. Kamaraj pitch her for the position of the PM; her international reputation(as daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru), the ability to attract minority votes(a tactic used by nearly every political dispensation …

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Pax Indica


By Sunil Kumar Another book review about one of the most interesting personalities in the Indian mindscape. Shashi Tharoor might have got some infamy lately due to the Sunanda Pushkar episode; but I’m not going to talk about personal episodes …

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