Taming Pawan Jaiswal: Journalism’s dark hour

A free media is supposed to be fourth pillar of a democracy. But there are some people in govt who would like this to be part of theory.

Slowdown! Hard to fill Chidambaram, Jaitley shoes

For the Congress, the former finance minister’s incarceration at Tihar could not have come at a worse time.

100 days of Modi 2.0: It’s time to get going

Data on the economy five per cent growth last quarter a stepped decrease from eight per cent in the same quarter last year is not good news.


The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.
Ashok Malik is senior fellow, Observer Research Foundation. He can be reached at malikashok@gmail.com
Varun Gandhi is BJP Lok Sabha MP and national general secretary of the party.
Vice Admiral Arun Kumar Singh retired as Commander-in-Chief of the Navy's Eastern Naval Command in 2007. A nuclear and missile specialist trained in the former Soviet Union, he was also DG Indian Coast Guard.
Aakar Patel is Executive Director of Amnesty International India. A former editor, Patel is a senior columnist and a translator of Urdu and Gujarati works.