Author: Ravi Shanker Kapoor

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The curious case of Dinanath Batra

  What would Prime Minister Narendra Modi do to Dinanath Batra? An RSS apparatchik heading the Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti,...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Jan 2015, 09:48
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Intellectuals encourage hypocrisy

  Why is there a gulf between public discourse and private deliberations? Anything that is asserted, cherished, and promoted in...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Jan 2015, 09:35
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Intellectuals refuse to see love jihad

  When liberals and intellectuals do not see what they like to see, they don’t come to terms with the...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Jan 2015, 04:24
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The myth of youthful exuberance

  Jayalalithaa’s conviction in the disproportionate assets case has also brought into focus a woman lawyer, 87-year-old Lily Thomas. She...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Jan 2015, 04:20
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Coal strike: Modi refuses to take a leaf out of Thatcher’s book

The five-day coal strike, which caused a loss of Rs 70 crore the very first day, epitomizes several ills of...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Jan 2015, 04:14
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The indecency of decency

  The duplicity of our politicians is astounding. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accused Aam Aadmi Party chief and former...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Jan 2015, 04:06
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Higher excise on petrol, diesel is bad economics, bad politics

The government’s decision to increase the excise duty on petrol and diesel, the third time in a two months, is...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 11 Jan 2015, 02:35
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