Let’s not grab too much credit for lower Covid numbers – my take on Chetan Bhagat’s blog in the Times of India!

I don’t blame any govt for mishandling Covid. This pandemic was sudden and unprecedented. Nobody knew what to do or what was the right approach. It was all trial and error and the jury is still out on what works and what doesn’t. Nobody has established a cause-effect relationship so far beyond a shadow of…

Need for some critical thinking on Mr. Trudeau’s comments on India

My article published in the India America Today, Washington D.C. The last few months have seen widespread protests by farmers in India over the passage of three farm reform bills by the central government. These protests have now gathered enough support and momentum to draw attention from the international community, especially after some allegedly rough…

Trump may go but his Republicans will live under his shadow for a long time!

The turmoil in the US after the recent Presidential elections may shock many people, but a simple Google search will help you understand that this is par for the course after almost every election. There are recounts, protests, lawsuits and fraud complaints every time. Recall the almost weeklong protests in major US cities after Trump’s…

Politics and Friendship

It is a truism that the easiest way to lose precious and longtime friends is to discuss politics with them, especially if you have even a mildly opposing viewpoint. Forget discussion, all they need to see is a post or a tweet that doesn’t align with their views and you are done for, you are…

Novel way to reduce burden on children!

This way ‘to reduce the burden on children’ is more novel than the novel Corona virus itself!!!! I hope that it lasts only till a Covid vaccine or cure is found. But….. https://www.ndtv.com/education/cbse-removes-chapters-on-federalism-citizenship-secularism-from-political-science-syllabus?fbclid=IwAR1_TSRaMHbveDQrfLVM_Fb-LuWYcDKQINJi-tpXesXMIBbkU-31nU_Jaos

Real investigation or election jhumla?

Well, the timing of this investigation is more than a bit suspect, but welcome nonetheless. Let’s see where this goes – just another jumla before the Bihar election or this one turns up something concrete. 6 years and nothing has happened to the Gandhis. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/mha-orders-probe-into-rajiv-gandhi-foundation/articleshow/76847850.cms?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TOIMobile