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  • By now we have had so many wars with Pakistan(October 2, 1992)
  • Now that the parliament has decided to make sports compulsory in schools, in order to produce world champions, things have changed considerably in our home.(August 20, 1992)
  • Not a Lok Sabha, definitely not, but I have often thought I would like to be a Rajya Sabha member. You get all the perks of being an MP without actually being one. And, if at the end of five years (or is it six?), you have not performed, it does not matter, because nobody has noticed it.(July 24, 1995)
  • I have often felt that the best way of dealing with Kashmir is letting it go. And I think a number of people in the government and outside agree with this though they may not say so.(October 5, 1995)
  • ROUND AND ABOUT...(July 11, 2004)
  • As I was leaving for the office this morning...(October 28, 1996)
  • A lot of people are wondering why Michael Jackson...(October 27, 1996)
  • Since my return from Delhi, people have been asking...(October 17, 1996)
  • I understand that Mr. Rajiv Gandhi is having the same...(October 14, 2002)
  • If I may point out, democracy in India...(September 10, 1996)
  • Yesterday, I was visiting a friend who...(August 10, 1996)
  • A friend, who is very active in the BJP...(August 9, 1996)
  • A favourite pastime is selecting your all-time best...(June 8, 2002)
  • I do not know if you have noticed...(March 8, 2002)
  • A lot of people are saying that President Clinton...(April 9, 1996)
  • The authorities, and newspapers, keep talking...(January 10, 1996)
  • I am making a list of politicians...(January 9, 1996)
  • Mr. Chidambaram’s first and last budget...(July 23, 1996)
  • The distinguished political correspondent was sitting...(April 26, 1996)
  • At midnight, it will be 1992...(December 31, 1991)
  • The big question in Congress circles right now is...(July 19, 1996)
  • Yesterday, the breadman came to the out house...(April 24, 1996)
  • I have been thinking, if Mr. Deve Gowda...(July 14, 1996)
  • After Narasimha Rao, who?...(December 7, 1996)
  • The eyes of the entire world......(April 14, 1996)
  • Shortly after the Ekta Yatra of the BJP...(December 12, 1991)
  • I envy some of my fellow journalists.....(December 4, 1996)
  • The chief asked me to find out how the common man has reacted...(November 12, 1991)
  • I do not know about you but.....(August 4, 1996)
  • The prime minister is receiving so many resignation(February 20, 1996)
  • Last night, at the press club bar...(March 4, 1996)
  • Now that the question hour in the Lok Sabha is apprearing on Doordarshan...(May 12, 1991)
  • Every day, the newspapers carry a new scandal...(January 2, 1996)
  • My forecast for five years...(November 20, 1991)
  • Mr. Bal Thackeray’s public statement...(August 11, 1991)
  • The world may be divided into two classes...(October 31, 1991)
  • Mr. L.K. Advani...(October 30, 1991)
  • I was talking to the commissioner of police...(October 28, 1991)
  • It seems that the voters in Amethi have been told to shut their eyes...(October 18, 1991)
  • More interesting than the contest...(October 10, 1991)
  • Most of the people I grew up with...
  • For more years I can remember, my job...(July 24, 1991)
  • Yesterday, as Mr. Sharad Pawar swung over the Indian Ocean...(July 22, 1991)
  • Now that the Churchgate subway is completed...(July 16, 1991)
  • In New Delhi, a new parliament is being sworn...(October 7, 1991)
  • For the benefit of those who may not be quite clear...(May 7, 1991)
  • Much water, it seems, has flown down the Ganga...(April 7, 1991)
  • This is the fourth in the family...(May 22, 1991)
  • Some of our political leaders and would-be prime ministers...(May 20, 1991)
  • I noticed that the famous Bofors...(August 30, 1991)
  • A lot of people have been wondering how...(May 17, 1991)
  • Yesterday, at a ceremony...(May 16, 1991)
  • My favourite story is that of a poor humble citizen...(May 15, 1991)
  • In no other profession does life take such unexpected...(August 20, 1991)
  • On the eve of Independence Day, let us count our blessings...(August 14, 1991)
  • The whole country may be divided into two parts...(October 5, 1991)
  • Different prime ministers have different styles...(July 8, 1991)
  • I have just returned from my first and last interview...(June 5, 1991)
  • By now, everybody knows...(March 5, 1991)
  • I have earlier listed a national government...(April 25, 1991)
  • I never thought a day would come...(April 23, 1991)
  • This elecion, you must have heard...(November 4, 1991)
  • If we vote ourselves another hung parliament...(April 4, 1991)
  • You must have noticed how tame the entire conflict in the British...(November 28, 1990)
  • I forced myself to view last night's Issues...(December 27, 1990)
  • A lot of people are saying that the new cabinet...(November 27, 1990)
  • For some 1990 has been a good year...(December 28, 1990)
  • Some critics of the government...(December 18, 1990)
  • People often talk to me about the power of the pen...(December 17, 1990)
  • Now that Mr. V.P. Singh is not the prime minister...(November 22, 1990)
  • I do not know whether yesterday’s elections...(February 28, 1990)
  • I have just come to know that the reason...(November 20, 1990)
  • A lot of people have noticed that Mr. Chandra Shekhar...(November 19, 1990)
  • Today is Mr. Sharad Pawar's birthday...(December 12, 1990)
  • And a few thoughts on eletion day...(February 27, 1990)
  • With elections tomorrow, I have still not made up my mind...(February 26, 1990)
  • Now that Mr. Nana Chudasama's term is coming to an end...(June 12, 1990)
  • Till the other day nobody bothered about Mr. Chandra Shekhar...(November 13, 1990)
  • A Janata Dal Breakway Party spokesman was talking...(August 11, 1990)
  • I think this is the worst situation that the country...(September 28, 1990)
  • People are just beginning to realise that there are two V.P. Singhs..(September 27, 1990)
  • By the time you read this, one of several possibilities...(July 11, 1990)
  • A lot of people are saying that the present political situation...(May 11, 1990)
  • The chief asked me to interview....(January 11, 1990)
  • The two names being most mentioned...(September 17, 1990)
  • People keep asking me what will happen...(October 29, 1990)
  • While everybody would like the National Front government.(October 25, 1990)
  • After yesterday's events...(October 24, 1990)
  • The other day, I had gone to a chariot shop at Worli.(October 22, 1990)
  • The chief asked me to interview Mr. V.P. Singh...(December 9, 1990)
  • It does not look like it is going to be a happy Diwali.(October 18, 1990)
  • Now that the mid-term poll is more or less definite...(October 9, 1990)
  • Some the prime minister is offering cabinet posts...(October 17, 1990)
  • I understand that on his way back from Banglore to Delhi...(November 10, 1990)
  • Prime Minister V.P. Singh...(October 10, 1990)
  • Now that the two Germanys have united...(April 10, 1990)
  • An official of the external affairs ministry...(June 9, 1990)
  • Having heard a lot about Khula Manch and not having viewed it...(April 9, 1990)
  • There are several things that I do not understand...(January 10, 1990)
  • So, once again, Mr. Devi Lal has been found to be wrong...(August 14, 1990)
  • There is some confusion in the public mind...(October 8, 1990)
  • It is only when the experiments in democracy...(July 8, 1990)
  • Writing this one the morning...(July 31, 1990)
  • Politicians, as a rule, never retire...(July 30, 1990)
  • This morning, what political columinists are discussing is...(February 8, 1990)
  • With Mr. V.P. Singh away in the Soviet Union...(July 26, 1990)
  • If there is little more than routine coverage...(July 25, 1990)
  • When Mr. Gandhi was prime minister and travelling by planes...(June 29, 1990)
  • I have been observing...(July 18, 1990)
  • People are saying that Rajiv Gandhi, though he has lost...(June 14, 1990)
  • So far, when asked who...(December 7, 1990)
  • I have been wondering: if I were given a choice...(December 6, 1990)
  • One point about the National Government requires to be discussed...(June 6, 1990)
  • A spokesman of the Janata Dal was telling me how difficult it...(May 23, 1990)
  • I have been considering who have been the ministers...(May 18, 1990)
  • We will soon know who are our friends...(May 16, 1990)
  • I do not know what category Mr. Ramakrishna Hegde's resignation...(February 7, 1990)
  • Mr. V.P. Singh is reported to be not happy...(April 18, 1990)
  • On Saturday, I had to pass through three metal-detectors...(May 14, 1990)
  • There are two things I would like to write about today...(December 4, 1990)
  • I am sorry that Mr. Pratapsingh Rane has lost his chief minister's job...(March 27, 1990)
  • Like everybody else, I have in these last five years...(March 23, 1990)
  • Now that it is more or less definite that the Shiv Sena...(January 25, 1990)
  • The question that most people are concerned about...(September 25, 1987)
  • I see little for the Observer correspondent...(March 13, 1990)
  • Since everybody is examining the first 100 days...(December 3, 1990)
  • Now that the governors are being made to resign and a fresh lot...(January 17, 1990)
  • Newspapers these days are increasingly carrying a new type...(December 1, 1990)
  • To receive my Padma Shri from the President of India.(July 3, 1990)
  • For some time it is being said...(June 3, 1990)
  • The President of Bofors...(September 21, 1987)
  • Poor Mr. Brahmananda Reddy...(August 1, 1990)
  • While the citizens of Assam are happy that Prime Minister V.P. Singh...(February 1, 1990)
  • Mr. Vasantrao Patil, after you retire as governor of Rajasthan...(October 27, 1987)
  • It was said that if Mr. V. P. Singh went out of the Congress...(October 26, 1987)
  • Instead of looking back on 1987, as is the practice...(December 31, 1987)
  • For several years now there has been some confusion...(December 22, 1987)
  • It has now been established that Mr. Gandhi is very good...(October 19, 1987)
  • Mr. Rajiv Gandhi addressed his first press conference...(October 13, 1987)
  • A lot of people have been raising questions...(February 9, 1987)
  • And some end-of-year thoughts:...(December 29, 1986)
  • Since there is some dispute among Congressmen...(December 26, 1986)
  • As everybody knows Mr. Sharad Pawar has been apponted as salesman...(November 12, 1986)
  • With Mr. Mikhail Gorbachov coming to India...(November 24, 1986)
  • I visualise the following scenario at Aurangabad today:..(September 12, 1986)
  • My sympathies this otherwise fine morning...(November 26, 1986)
  • A spokesman of the Congress-I was telling me...(February 12, 1986)
  • The official in charge of the Prime Minister's...(October 21, 1986)
  • Chief Minister Chavan announced Yesterday that the government...(August 21, 1986)
  • An intelligence officer was telling me about the fresh steps...(June 10, 1986)
  • A problem exercising the minds of the Prime Minister’s...(August 26, 1986)
  • 'Gandhiji in Pachgani' was the subject of the essay...(February 10, 1986)
  • One thing you may have noticed about Prime Minister Gandhi...
  • Some people, especially journalists, are going about saying...(September 30, 1986)
  • A lot of people are wondering what Mr. Rajiv Gandhi will do...(September 9, 1986)
  • The following scene is taking place in Harare:..(March 9, 1986)
  • According to a recent survey of the Air Travel Association...(July 8, 1986)
  • Newspaper editors are not the only people who think...(June 16, 1986)
  • Different people are planning to spend tomorrow’s bandh in different ways...(February 25, 1986)
  • While we are all happy that Mr. Rajiv Gandhi has written a personal letter...(January 21, 1986)
  • So much has been happening in Karnataka politics...(February 17, 1986)
  • Mr. Rajiv Gandhi appears to like to have his holidays in the forest...(September 1, 1986)
  • There is a lot of speculation as to how much money was spent...(August 1, 1986)
  • There seems to be some confusion among the students...(March 2, 1986)
  • A delegate to the Congress centenary session in Bombay.......(December 31, 1985)
  • The first Congress session I attended was at the Lloyd's Recelmation Ground...(December 19, 1985)
  • Mr. Murli Deora is right when he says that it is not the fault of the Congress...(May 12, 1985)
  • Not many people know that the Prime Minister has a special secretariat...(February 12, 1985)
  • A lot of people are confused between Mr. Arun Nehru and Mr. Arun Singh...(April 10, 1985)
  • In the old days only Congressmen who wanted to get ahead in their political careers...(August 10, 1985)
  • While there is a general euphoria in the country over the results of the Punjab elections...(May 10, 1985)
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