Jagan Mohan Reddy: The Disruptor

V Shoba

Jagan Mohan Reddy’s three-capital formula and impatience with the Legislative Council have set Andhra Pradesh on a chaotic path

The Burden of Socialism

Private capital and national planning

Calcutta of the Mind

Modern India’s first capital was also its most global


Delhi Municipal elections, celebrity Rajya Sabha members and Gymkhana Club membership


The expensive IIC elections, the cash rich spokesperson, and the lawyer who hawks liquor


The tailor of New Delhi, Lalu's Twitter avatar and the next President

Open Diary

Migration tales

Full statehood for Delhi

Statehood would allow the Delhi government to borrow freely from the Centre to build a world class city

Do We Really Need a Capital?

The idea of a national capital is not any more meaningful than the idea of national sports and birds.


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