Pranab Mukherjee

  • Arunachal Pradesh: Urban migration and rural development

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    It is by now a reality in India that there is a steady stream of people moving out from rural areas to cities in search...

  • The Presidential polls: Electing gamblers, yearning for visionaries

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Beyond India's brand of mysticism and its booming God economy, the world is amazed how a country as young and diverse as ours can pull...

  • Basu hears the tiger roar in 7 Race Course Road

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    The prospect of facing the next Lok Sabha elections with a limp economy and furious voters might force the government's pace on reforms. Time is...

  • Pranab holds a poorly led UPA together

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Conventional wisdom has it that there are two power centres in the UPA; in reality, there have been three. As chairperson of the UPA, Sonia...

  • The monster of scams

    Chanakya's Chant |  Ashwin Sanghi
    With Dussehra around the corner and an uneasy truce between the Home Minister and Finance Minister, Panditji's prediction is that the 'devil' lies in the...

  • Ring in the new, India

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    If politics were to mirror celluloid, then clearly our netas seem out of step. A fortnight ago, two Hindi films were released: 'Budha Hoga Tera...

  • Rajdeep Sardesai's blog: State of the Republic

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    On Republic Day eve, the five top news headlines perhaps reflected the state of the nation. The first was the tragic story of the Malegaon...