MJ Akbar is the Editorial Director of The Sunday Guardian.
Is Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron an unabashed hypocrite, or is he merely another Conservative politician? His tribute to Nelson Mandela, delivered before cameras perched outside his famous ad
The yin and yang of the current fighting season in Indian democracy is at eye level, but perhaps just below the radar of clarity. One wonders how many have noticed that for the very first time, in the
Sachin Tendulkar was 10 years old when in 1983 Indian cricket suddenly, even inexplicably, turned into a sky-bound butterfly from the plodding caterpillar it had been since the British began to play w
Which sensible person can ever ignore the irresistible charm of a useless fact? Formal western dinner table seating, in which a woman is placed between two men, was invented during the Crusades on the
The prima donna of political theatre is inevitably the capital city. A mayor's election in London or Delhi — and Delhi's Chief Minister is not much more, measured by power, than Mayor of London —