“If PNB can come after me for my ₹8,500 EMI every month, why did it not go after Nirav Modi for ₹11,000 crore?”

Like every scam, the ripoff by “diamantaire” Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, or as Narendra Modi affectionately calls him “Mehul bhai”, is following a familiar trajectory. Upper-class chutzpah. …

“Sex pervert strikes again” 64 years later—this time in Kerala, this time digitally

Before he set sail to India and then onward to England, where he rose to become one of the greatest investigative reporters of the 20th century at The Sunday Times, the late, great Phillip Knightley worked at a weekend tabloid newspaper in his home-country, Australia. This, of course, was when there was still something called […]

Next time you are asked. ‘Which Indian do you admire the most?’, consider ‘Venki’, a man who tells you what you don’t like to hear

“Which Indian do you admire the most?” is a standard question in the modern method of televised interrogation because of a scourge called the “rapid-fire round”. Designed to make bored …