Big Picture

Assam’s NRC: All you need to know and which media doesn’t tell you

Assam, NRC, Congress, Mamata Banerjee, Modi government, Indian Express, Lok Sabha, Supreme Court, Assam Accord, Bangladeshi immigrants

The truth on Assam NRC draft

It’s possible looking at wall-to-wall coverage of Assam’s National Register for Citizens (NRC) final draft in our newspapers that you believe a Hindu nationa

“Reverse Nixon”: US thaw on Russia a bid to contain China

Financial Times, Henry Kissinger, Donald Trump, United States, Russia, Helsinki, Richard Nixon, Mao Zedong, Nikita Khrushchev, Dwight Eisenhower, Camp David, Ussuri River, Soviet Union, Allen S. Whiting, Romania, Pakistan, North Korea, Russophobia, Global Times,

China unease on US-Russia thaw?

In a conversation with the Financial Times last week, Henry Kissinger made a highly significant remark about President Donald Trump’s attempt to improve the

Rahul needs to know of Mahatma Gandhi & Capitalists

Rahul Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi, Suit-Boot Ki Sarkar, Narendra Modi, NDA, Chittaranjan Das, Subhas Chandra Bose, Leonard A. Gordon, B.R. Nanda, Swaraj, civil disobedience, Prince of Wales, chauri chaura, Bolshevik Revolution, Russia, Communism

Mahatma Gandhi and Capitalists

For all his piety, love and reliance on non-violence and ahimsa, it’s one of history’s indisputable facts that Mahatma Gandhi relied heavily on Indian capita

August 3 could be the day when Indian cricket was saved

August 3, Supreme Court, Ram Janmabhoomi, J and K Special Status, Aadhaar Act, Article 377, ICC, CoA, Sharad Pawar, Arun Jaitley, Sashi Tharoor, Yogi, Rahul baba, Congress, Dawood Ibrahim, Deepak Misra, A.K. Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, East India Company, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar

Indian cricket is rotting

Mark August 3 in your diary.

What I won’t do if I was a Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Rafale, Congress, Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, Ravishankar Prasad, Prakash Javedkar, Jayant Sinha, Kirren Rijju, Nirmala Sitharaman, Manohar Parikkar, Rajyavardhan Rathore, Suresh Prabhum Manoj Sinha, CBI, ED, Income Tax,

Rahul Gandhi needs get real

It’s only for their own good that Indian National Congress stop shouting hollow the “corruption” charge against Narendra Modi and his ministers in the garb o

Lutyens Media is drummer boy for Rahul Gandhi

Shekhar Gupta, Vir Sanghvi, Barkha Dutt, Sagarika Ghose, Rajdeep Sardesai, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Indian National Congress, Hugplomacy, Rahul-Hug, Parliament, Washington Post, BBC, Quartz, Hindustan Times, Radia Tapes, Brunch, Anurag Thakur, Sumitra Mahajan, Rafale, Bofors moment, Arvind Kejriwal,

Rahul Gandhi: Hugging oblivion

It’s without bitterness or rancour that I point out how the rotten media—both Indian and Western—keeps the “Dead Man Walking,” that is, Indian National Congr

Centre rushes forces to Assam; all eyes on NRC draft

Centre, Assam, National Register of Citizens, NRC, Hindus, Bangladesh, West Bengal, Rajnath Singh, Barak Valley, Brahmaputra Valley, Assamese, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Tricky NRC and Assam

Centre has rushed tens of thousa

Modi looks over his shoulder in Africa

Modi, China, Africa, Beijing, PRC, United Nations Security Council, Djibouti, African Union, China-Africa Development Fund

Modi gets serious on Africa

(While Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his moves in Africa, and NewsBred points out India’s

Horrid twist to Modi’s gift of cows to Rwanda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rwanda, Girinka, Kulbushan Jadav, Waseem Rizvi, UP Shia Waqf Board, Islam, IndianExpress, The Hindu, Times of India, Hindustan Times, 1857 War of Independence, British Empire, Article 48, Indian Constitution, pitra-paksh, Hindu Pakistan, Hindu Taliban, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Uniform Civil Code, Polygamy, US, Sharia, Quranic

Modi: gift of cows to Rwanda

First there is a picture. Then there is a narrative.

Why Lutyens Media has blanked Modi on “AP Special Status”?

No-trust motion, Parliament, Lok Sabha, Chandrababu Naidu, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh, Special Category Status, Rafale, French, Rahul Gandhi, Modi, NDA, UPA, 1984 lynchings, TDP, Indian Express, The Hindu,  Hyderabad, Assam, Niti Aayog, Planning Commission, Telugu pride

The morning after the No-Trust motion in Parliament on Saturday, one was amazed how the coverage in newspapers, TV networks and websites made it appear like