Sandeep Bamzai
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New Delhi
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Cut & Thrust: Fetters required for Kohli-Shastri

Under the new cricket dispensation in India, only three selectors were appointed, with one of them being the chairman.

DESPICABLE OZ

“Get ready for a broken f...ing arm.” Oz skipper Michael Clarke displaying characteristic Australian machismo threatened James Anderson during an Ashes Test match.

Disequilibrium: FLIMFLAMMERS

There are many different types of people – thinkers and doers, dreamers and visceral betrayers, conscientious and extroverts and of course scoundrels and scallywags or match stick men.

Disequilibrium: ASLEEP ON THE WHEEL

Like an onion, the more you peel, the more the odour and tears.

Disequilibrium: WHAT'S SAUCE FOR THE GOOSE IS SAUCE FOR THE GANDER

When cornered, why is it that political formations revert to default settings? More importantly, why do these default settings smack of basic instinct and are driven by primal fear?

Disequilibrium: Den of Extortion

A shadowy figure — Moin Akhtar Qureshi — crops up like a tedious inevitability of an unloved season in cases involving CBI Directors.

Cut & Thrust: Ghosts of the past cannot be buried at CBI

In the night of long knives, after NSA Ajit Doval confabulated with top PMO officials, around 1 am, NSA Ajit Doval summoned DoPT Secretary C Chandramouli and Additional Secretary PK Tri

Disequilibrium: Straw Man has to fight Modi politically

Transposing the learning from the Bofors case, whi­ch capsized his father Rajiv Gandhi in the late 1980s, Rahul Gandhi believes with Rafale he can wing it to scupper Narendra Modi.

Freedom Files: THE CONSPIRACY OF STATES

Pandit Nehru’s sounding board and information gatherer on the Princely States was undoubtedly Dwarkanath Kachru. Like V P Menon later, he worked tirelessly to examine the state of the States.

Cut & Thrust: SISYPHUS REDUX

Back in 2009 when the Congress returned to power with 206 seats, many political pundits reckoned that Rahul Gandhi had left his imprimatur on the hustings with his party bagging 21 seats in UP.

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