“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. …

The question Shashi Tharoor should really ask: “Why should the PM force a common woman in Tamil Nadu or Bengal to speak Hindi in India?”

Shashi Tharoor is like Kim Kardashian for a new breed of aspirational Indians trying to outgrow Chetan Bhagat. Whatever Tharoor says (or doesn’t) “breaks” whatever little echo chamber they inhabit on the internet. Be …

Siddaramaiah issued enough ads* last week to fill up my 120 sq ft balcony

The 180° metamorphosis of Narendra Modi‘s image—from the monster of 2002 to the messiah of 2014—was largely achieved through the undisguised cooption of mainstream media using standard mercantile methods. As advertising rupees flowed …