T J S George
Point of View
In a non-democratic family enterprise such as the Congress, even the appearance of rebellion is unthinkable.
20 Sep 2020
A failed leader is dismissed from public memory if he is lucky, humiliated if he is not. A successful leader has all his failures erased from memory.
13 Sep 2020
A few days ago, for the first time in my eventful life, I felt jealous of the Americans.
06 Sep 2020
Hangers-on of the family, benefiting from being hangers-on, dominate the party. They still argue that only the Gandhis can hold the party together.
30 Aug 2020
Are we seeing the beginnings of a new one history, one culture, one language, one religion approach to nation building?
23 Aug 2020
Narendra Modi, of course, has gifts of leadership that put him above his challengers.
16 Aug 2020
Unity of the unexpected kind is in the air. Karnataka’s Chief Minister Yediyurappa caught Covid and went into quarantine, complete with hospital shirt.
09 Aug 2020
Why were economic realities never a factor in India’s relations with China? Lazy India became dependent on hardworking China for even everyday items.
02 Aug 2020
There was neither common sense nor political sense in putting Telugu poet and activist Varavara Rao in jail two years ago without trial and bail.
26 Jul 2020
No prime minister has had a God-given opportunity like Covid to consolidate his power and put himself beyond challenge.
19 Jul 2020
Pardon my parochialism (or is it realism?) but I do feel that north and south are different and never the twain shall meet.
12 Jul 2020
Since Marx was the paramacharya of communism, it’s only fair to begin by asking whether our communist leaders contributed according to their ability?
05 Jul 2020
It may sound anti-national, but it needs to be said: India is no match to China.
28 Jun 2020
Any kind of crisis gives unlimited powers to ruling elites who, for that reason, welcome crises and emergencies.
21 Jun 2020
During the Indira years, the BBC had more influence in India than it has today and no BBC name was more awe-inspiring than Dimbleby.
14 Jun 2020