Where the Swamy vs Chidambaram war all began

To mark the Modi sarkar's third anniversary of acche din -- which was feted by the country's business summit media -- the government laid out a day of "Raid Raj". Two key players in the Opposition -- Bihar politician Lalu Prasad Yadav and former Home Minister P. Chidambaram -- faced Income tax and Central Bureau of Investigation … Continue reading Where the Swamy vs Chidambaram war all began

Innocent Dangers of a post-Aadhaar World

It's heartening that we are having a roll-up-the-sleeves debate on Aadhaar, with views, counter-views being shared in the courts, media and elsewhere. For, whichever way this goes, history will record that India's civil society made a spirited attempt to tackle disturbing issues that affect us all -- the government's open defiance of the highest court of … Continue reading Innocent Dangers of a post-Aadhaar World