Sunday Sentiments

  • The Covid war needs more transparency

    Published On April 11, 2021

    As the daily increase in Covid cases surges past 145,000, leaving the first spike far behind, there are two issues that aren’t getting the attention they deserve. And...
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  • In Myanmar, a test for India's values

    Published On April 4, 2021

    I often ask myself the question ‘what sort of democracy is India?’ I don’t need Freedom House to confirm that at home we’re only “partly free” or V-Dem to c...
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  • The unusual tale of a Pakistani diplomat

    Published On March 28, 2021

    To William Congreve is attributed the aphorism ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’. That’s also true of a spurned ambassador. Abdul Basit’s account of his ...
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  • Engaging the world on Indian democracy

    Published On March 21, 2021

    I’m prepared to bet the emotion that’s almost impossible to hide is hurt and pain. It shows on your face, reflects in your tone and colours the language of your res...
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