Category Archives: Columns (The Hindu)

Artificially created distress – The Hindu (Nov 16, 2016)

Artificially created distress – The Hindu (Nov 16, 2016) Without adequate preparation or thought, the monetary authorities and the government have taken a drastic step declaring as worthless over 86 per cent by value of the currency notes in circulation … Continue reading

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Myths about Israel’s security model – The Hindu (Oct 21, 2016)

Myths about Israel’s security model – The Hindu (Oct 21, 2016) Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s veiled comparison of India’s strike against militants along the Line of Control with Israel’s military operations in its neighbourhood exposes….For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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The dos and don’ts of a digital sarkar – The Hindu (Aug 09, 2016)

The dos and don’ts of a digital sarkar – The Hindu (Aug 09, 2016) The recent controversy over Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s remarks — that implied that the campaign to punish Aamir Khan by pressuring Snapdeal, a company that engaged … Continue reading

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Green bonds can finance the future – The Hindu (July 29, 2016)

Green bonds can finance the future – The Hindu (July 29, 2016) The Indian government has set an ambitious target of generating 100GW of energy from solar energy sources and 60GW from wind energy sources by 2022. As of March … Continue reading

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Fixing suburban rail travel – The Hindu (July 13, 2016)

Fixing suburban rail travel – The Hindu (July 13, 2016) The murder of a young woman in broad daylight at a key suburban railway station in Chennai on June 24 has exposed how train passengers remain vulnerable in terms of … Continue reading

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Epic rivalries elevate sport – The Hindu (July 07, 2016)

Epic rivalries elevate sport – The Hindu (July 07, 2016) In sport, greatness is seldom achieved alone. For greatness’s ultimate stamp of approval, its one unequivocal endorsement, lies in the overcoming of the thrilling challenges provided by a meaty foe, … Continue reading

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Health care needs Skill India too – The Hindu (June 28, 2016)

Health care needs Skill India too – The Hindu (June 28, 2016) Bengal doctor beaten up’, ‘Hospital ransacked by angry relatives’, ‘AIIMS doctor assaulted by patient’s relative, FIR filed’… over the last many years such events continue to make frequent … Continue reading

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Going from where the foot is to where the ball has gone -The Hindu (June 22, 2016)

Going from where the foot is to where the ball has gone -The Hindu (June 22, 2016) Sometime in the 1980s, Barry Richards claimed that cricket technique had changed. The purists were appalled. Technique cannot change, they said. The forward … Continue reading

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Self-belief: the soul of sport – The Hindu (June 02, 2016)

Self-belief: the soul of sport – The Hindu (June 02, 2016) After watching Mahendra Singh Dhoni casually steer his team home with a sensational, unbeaten 64 off 32 balls in an Indian Premier League match recently — a knock that … Continue reading

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