Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sandeep Balakrishna

Writer, author, and translator. Author of the bestselling "Tipu Sultan: The Tyrant of Mysore," "The Madurai Sultanate: A Concise History," and "Seventy Years of Secularism." English translator of Dr. S L Bhyrappa's blockbuster Kannada novel, "Aavarana".

A Brief History of Sivaji Ganesan Road, Chennai

Preface I couldn’t help rummaging some archives as I watched the visuals of a vegetating “Kalaignar” “Mr” “Dr” “Thiru” Muthuvel Karunanidhi flashing a disabled smile at Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

No Barkha Dutt, You Lost the Moral Authority to Criticise Kapil Sibal Long Ago

Oh God. So now what? What should I tell them? Tell me what should I tell them? Remember this iconic line of etched...

Well Done Jay Amit Shah!

The bugle for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls has been sounded by an uncanny candidate: the Far Left viper-pit named The Wire, which suddenly woke up to what it...

Siddaramaiah’s Anti-Superstition Bill Must First Ban Crows

I just got back to Bengalooru only to find it reeling under the twin-sledgehammers of unending downpour and Siddaramaiah. Like me, the gentle people of Bangalore and Karnataka, far from...

Profiling Narendra Modi’s Critics

Note: This is a guest article by Sri Narasimha. India’s honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the person people love to hate. Of course he does have his supporters and...

Kamal Hassan Seeks Arvind Kejriwal’s Help to Wear a Crown of Thorns

Kamal Haasan and Arvind Kejriwal should get married. Both are accomplished practitioners of the same profession of playacting. The former has honed his onscreen acting skills over years while the...