Shailesh Subramanian

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Functional manager in the IT industry by profession and a budding novelist. A keen follower of Indian Politics, Economics, Hindu philosophy and history. Proponent of right-of-center politics. Have no qualms in admitting that I am a Hindu nationalist.
After the advent of social media and with almost all celebrities, journalists and politicians regularly interacting with the public on Twitter, the followers of right and left liberal ideologies have got a new platform to vent their anger, contempt...
Journalist turned activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on 5th September by unknown assailants near her residence in Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore and for the last two days, this has been the topic of debates in all news channels and...
One of the oft heard statements from the liberals in India is that the real issues faced by the people are not at the forefront and more than necessary coverage is given by our politicians and some sections of...
As everyone knows, the state of Gujarat, along with Rajasthan, has been affected by floods and some of the most affected districts have been Banaskantha, Gandhinagar, Patan, Morbi and Sabarkantha. There have been over two hundred deaths because of...
Since the time we got independence from the British nearly seventy years back, the Congress has ruled the country for a major part. If one further scrutinizes the periods of Congress rule, it was one family that called the...
Once upon a time, more than a decade back, when on hearing the word Karnataka, good and pleasant thoughts used to come to our minds. The magnificent Vijayanagara empire of Krishnadevaraya, the Garden City of Bangalore, beautiful palaces of...
As most of us would have studied during school days, the preamble of the Indian constitution says that India is a sovereign socialist secular democratic republic. The terms socialist and secular were added to the preamble during the emergency...
In Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s magnum opus novel Devdas, we had the lead character resorting to alcohol because he could not unite with the love of his life Paro and this ultimately led to his death. This is not restricted...
Dear Sagarika Ghose, I read your article on Times where you have written about the various virtues of being a liberal, how the Bhakti movement also preached liberalism and also spoke about MK Gandhi, supposedly the greatest patriot amongst us,...
After six years of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) being in power, General Elections were held in 2004 and contrary to expectations of most political pundits, the performance of the NDA was well below par and this led to...
Anyone who follows Indian news channels would know that NDTV is not a neutral and ethical media house. Most of us have followed the Nira Radia tapes controversy where journalist Barkha Dutt lobbied for A Raja as the telecom...
Sachin Tendulkar has been one of the most celebrated heroes in India since he made his international debut in the year 1989. Over the 25 years of his career as a cricketer, cricket fans in India have accorded him...