Sandeep Bamzai
New Delhi
My Stories

If the past held no sway over the future, we would be different people. Times change, but people don't for you have to live on the grid and not off it.


Things between right and wrong become blurry because we live in confusing times.

Freedom Files: Unfinished Business

History is full of anonymous heroes. You can run from history, dread it, hate it, but never ignore it. The strongest choices require the hardest wills, only then will you come out trumps.

Disequilibrium: Whingeing over heritage

The needless controversy and brouhaha over the handing over of Red Fort to a corporate has evoked myriad reactions since it involves our heritage.

Freedom Files: UTOPIAN DREAM

Continuing where we left off last week on the subject of an Eastern Switzerland, it is clear that dreaming is free and there is no charge or cess levied on it.

Cut & Thrust: Brutal cage match fatigued

The media whirligig constantly looking for new juice to keep the frenzy fed appears fatigued when it comes to Kashmir.

Disequilibrium: THE CRONY RIGHT

Life’s impermanence is not something you need to be reminded of. And yet, history’s learning are never transposed.

Freedom Files: Asian Switzerland

Of the dramatis personae on the Kashmir stage, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah obviously towered above everyone else and I include Panditji in this elite list for without Sheikh Saheb’s call for revolt ag


Like a slingshot, it struck at the very heart of the new Indian democracy’s show window. It came abruptly and yet seductively, blindsiding everyone in the Nehru Administration.

Cut & Thrust: Why Chanda Kochhar must go

Propriety demands that Chanda Kochhar, member of Kamath’s Angels (K V Kamath headed ICICI for many years and both Chanda and Shikha Sharma were his proteges) quit post haste.