Delhi’s best-read chaiwala tells Narendra Modi: “Those who voted against you are also the citizens of India. Act with dignity, be large-hearted and open-minded.”

As Narendra Modi prepares to stand up at Red Fort for the final time of his term, V. Kumara Swamy of The Telegraph newspaper sits down to chat with a chaiwala. Not just any old chaiwala, …

Forget Muslims and Christians. A leader of India’s smallest minority (0.4%) says Narendra Modi has been a “total failure”.

*** The BJP’s list of celebrities to meet for its mouthful “Sampark for Samarthan” campaign just got bigger—and tougher. Barely days after the Archbishops of Delhi and Goa articulated the …

‘The ignorant, self-anointed evangelists of Hinduism can’t write a one-page essay on the essential tenets of Hinduism’

While the BJP and RSS monetise a mutant, even militant, form of Hinduism under Narendra Modi, it has fallen upon non-sangh politicians, intellectuals and scholars (schooled properly in the Jawaharlal Nehru …

पाँच newspaper clips (and एक Facebook post) that do not appear in विज्ञापन marking 4 साल of मोदी सरकार

To mark four years in office, the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre has released advertisements in newspapers across the nation. The ads are designed to remove any doubts about …

‘Lutyens Delhi’ can’t stand Trump mocking “our PM”, but why is it silent when NaMo mocks everyone?

Narendra Modi stormed New Delhi four years ago, loudly proclaiming himself as the ultimate “outsider” who was out to break the cosy clubs of “Lutyens Delhi”, shorthand for the chamchas, courtiers …

“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. …