Dev Desai

Dev Desai
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Budding Medico @AIIMS. Avid newspaper reader (follow politics keenly; NaMo fan), foodie and an enthusiastic dabbler in the magical 'World of Words!'
Just yesterday, the internet was all gaga about the Modi government in India scoring a 73% trust rating according to an OECD survey. This indeed is a matter of pride for the nation and here we attempt to elaborate...
At the stroke of midnight on the 1st of July, as the (half of the) world slept, India welcomed what was inarguably the most significant economic reform after Independence, in the same Central Hall of the Parliament where it...
Recently, there were reports of anguish amongst Bengaluru residents at what they perceive to be imposition of Hindi at the cost of Kannada because some Hindi signboards propped up on the ‘Namma Metro’ of Bengaluru. Prior to that there were...
New Delhi, May 29: When someone said ‘Sau mein se ninyanve beimaan hai, phir bhee mera bharat mahan hai’, I always disagreed. Whenever someone got into the ‘Mumbai vs Delhi’ debate, my trump card to clinch it would always...
In an era where political leaders have their own statues erected and schemes named after them when they are well alive or riots post their deaths killing thousands are brushed off as mere shaking of the ground when a...
The recent Sukma attacks have surely shaken the conscience of the nation and thrown open several discussions on the grave threat that Naxalism is. I was fortunate enough to have a discussion on this issue with someone who has...
The world of the twenty first century that we today inhabit, is widely thought to have left behind it the ills of colonialism. If one were to browse through the ‘UN List of Non Self Governing Territories’, one shall...
The last weekend three of my friends and I happened to go to a quiz competition and the question put to us happened to be: ‘Name Shivaji’s sword?’ Stunned silence followed as no one from my team had any...