Let’s Face It

Jug Suraiya 05 December 2013, 10:13 PM IST Tweet The other day i chanced to overhear a group of people vociferously discussing plus and minus points of the two PM hopefuls. It seemed from the talk that both candidates were more or less running neck and  [..]

Riches To Rags

Jug Suraiya 06 December 2013, 01:52 PM IST Tweet In the end it turned out to be a toofan in a chai cup. When the Huffington Post carried a report that the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, had a personal wealth portfolio amounting to some two billion  [..]

AAP’s Win Is A David-vs-Goliath Story

Jug Suraiya 11 December 2013, 02:57 PM IST Tweet The Indian political scene is all abuzz at what’s been happening. Or, more aptly, what’s been AAP-ening. Arvind Kejriwal’s spectacular Delhi debut as leader of a movement that is in the process of  [..]

Unequal Indians

Jug Suraiya 19 December 2013, 01:27 PM IST Tweet For once the normally weak-kneed Indian government has shown that Indians are equal to anyone in the world and cannot be treated as contemptible inferiors.  Following the outrageous indignities that India’s  [..]

Slaves To Servants

Jug Suraiya 24 December 2013, 10:11 PM IST Tweet Why can’t Indians — or at least rich, or middle-class Indians — live without servants? If it hadn’t been for this seeming compulsion for Indians to have someone do the housework for them,  [..]

Foreign To Policy

Jug Suraiya 31 December 2013, 10:26 PM IST Tweet Does India have a foreign policy? Or is any kind of policy foreign to it when it comes to dealing with the international community? In the wake of the Devyani Khobragade fiasco, these questions might well  [..]

Horns Of Dilemma

Jug Suraiya 02 January 2014, 10:17 PM IST Tweet To cut down on pollution and curb oil imports, put all motor vehicles on silent mode Gurgaon, where i live, has started observing Raahgiri days on a regular basis. Pedestrians, cyclists and joggers take  [..]
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