India, in the 1960s just 13 years into its independence was beamingly looking at its future-global partners and strategic allies that would help her hold its land against adversaries like China and Pakistan. Lal Bahadur Shastri took the top seat in the Parliament in 1965. He was a dynamic leader, having grown in the […]Read more "The Tashkent Mystery: Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Death and the Subhas Chandra Bose Angle"
2003-04, 15 years since the United States’ Operation Iraqi freedom ended, many in Iraq feel that its brutal dictator Saddam Hussein has gone for a good while others are still nostalgic about his rule. Iraq became a notorious country under Hussein’s rule, It invaded Iran in 1980 and launched a full-scale war to capture […]Read more "In Saddam’s Shadow: What has the American intervention changed in Iraq"
Today Modi is unassailable. He just needs to change gears, from a salesman to a statesman Authoritarian, communal and megalomaniac were the words media used to describe Prime Minister Narendra Modi 10 years ago. 2019, that same Modi has entered his second term as the head of the state with a bigger and […]Read more "Just The Right Image: Brand Modi is Bigger and Better"
George Michael is a natural; even as images of his Wham! days start to fade to grey, some of his Wham! creations like Wake Me Up Before You Go Go! and Careless Whisper remain indelible. He was like Elton John of the Eighties who believed in the scientific side of music. Every beat and rhyme […]Read more "“I gotta have Faith”: The Big Bang Arrival of a Matured George Michael"
“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars”, some of these brightest stars sat in the control room of Satish Dhawan Space Centre while they made history for their fellow country people and the entire mankind. It was for the first time that a country as young as India had ambitions to soft-land on […]Read more "The Moon: Dreams of A Young Nation"