More By Ashish Shukla

India won’t mind US out of Syria and Afghanistan

United States, Yugoslavia, Iraq War, Soviet Union, Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, Islamic State, Muammar Gaddaffi, Saddam Hussein, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Ukraine, Lutyens’ Media, Afghanistan, Syria, Military-Industrial Complex, Gulf, Pakistan’s ISI, CIA, US Congress, NATO, Putin, Donald Trump, Russia, Kuwait, Israel

US has sponsored terrorism for too long

Sometimes I don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

Our politicians are for polls, not people

Rahul Gandhi, Congress, BJP, K. Chandrashekhar Rao, Telengana Rashtra Samithi, K. Chadrababu Naidu, AIMIM,  Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav, Shiv Sena, Mamata Banerjee, Congress, JD(S), PDP, Ram Janmabhoomi

KCR and his promise of "Federal Front"

We are all wary of politicians. Deep in our hearts we know they are populists. All they want is to win elections.

We can’t leave India to our politicians or professors

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Imran Khan, India, Pakistan, Kargil, Khalistan, Kashmir, Narendra Modi, Akhilesh Yadav, Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati, Left, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Sabrimala, Kartarpur, Janau, Kabul, Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray, Ayodhya, Arvind Kejriwal

India is stretching itself thin

The smugness on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s face as if Messiah of peace between India and Pakistan, as he made way for Kartarpur across Wagah border, really got my

Krishna’s aborted concert is no help to Modi or BJP

Carnatic music, TM Krishna, AAI, Modi, Midnight’s Children, Satanic Verses, Salman Rashdie, Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia, Sonal Mansingh, Islam, Christianity, Fatwa

Krishna's aborted concert hurt BJP

Carnatic vocalist Thodur Madabusi Krishna has been thrust into national consciousness because Airports Authority of India (AAI) has ducked its responsibility

Russia brings Taliban on table as India observes

Russia, Moscow Format, Afghanistan High Peace Council, Taliban, United States, Al Qaeda, 9/11, Kabul, NBC News, Gen. Austin Scott Miller, NATO, US, Islamic State, Central Asia

Taliban breakthrough in Moscow

Russia secured a huge diplomatic victory when it got Taliban to turn up at a meeting on Afghanistan, attended by no less than a dozen countries, in Moscow la

Deepawali defiance has a grave message

Supreme Court, Deepawali, Indian Express, Times of India, The Hindu, Hindustan Times, firecrackers, Shekhar Gupta, Sabrimala, Constitution, CBI, FBI, Interpol, Lutyens’ Media, Ram

Faithfuls defy SC ban on firecrackers

We all know Supreme Court was mocked disdainfully by the citizens on Deepawali as firecrackers dinned in our ears till wee hours next day.