In 2009, I went to Berne and Geneva to investigate illegal Indian funds squirreled in Swiss banks, especially the case of the mysterious Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who had $6 billio
Just the other day, a well-informed political commentator perceptively remarked that every 10-15 years, Indian society and politics goes through a period of churning and tumult that leads to much desired catharsis. While it is true that Indian politics does indeed go through turmoil every now and then, one is not sure whether it ushers the necessary changes in our society.
Earlier this year I got a sheaf of papers carrying some intercepts and analysis of Delhi lobbyist Niira Radia's telephonic conversations with politicians, businessmen, bureaucrats and journalists.
As darkness settled on an October sky illuminated by laser beams and fire crackers bringing about a colorful and noisy end to a controversial Commonwealth Games (CWG), it became apparent that the festivity and levity of the 12-day sporting event would be quickly forgotten.
Expectedly, next morning Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced his resolve to find out why the CWG came close to be scuppered. He also promised to find out those who bilked the system to make big profits in these games.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a Kashmiri, but when he chose to extend special privileges and status to the people of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 immediately after Partition, he was trying to
I AM NOT the person you need to speak with, but him," guided my police source to his uniformed superior sitting bemused in front of an old lawyer enjoying his lunch during a short recess.
There was an important detail missing in my trip to Brazil as one mapped Brasilia to Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo and changed from formals to casuals to swimming trunks.
Some days ago, my flight took off in the night from the Kolkata airport.
For almost a week in April, millions of people around the world struggled to pronounce Iceland's fiery Eyjafjallajökull volcano and also understand how long its eruption, which had grounded mo
How do you account for this contradiction? India is the most popular country among the people of Afghanistan. This is the finding of the Pew survey conducted a few months ago.
‘I tried to stop a lone Gond walking in the direction I had just seen a tiger, he grunted and continued on his way, unperturbed’