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Trump and the American Dream 2016

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The Moment, Why They Hate Hillary, The Donald in History, Impact on India, The Idea of Change

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Movie Review: Rock On 2

Nobody ever discussed the nature of music played by Indian rock bands in the original 'Rock On’, but they do here. Little of the plot in this sequel is about what happens next to the rock stars of…

Trump and the American Dream 2016

Once upon a time in the United States of America, there was a billionaire businessman called Donald John Trump, whose ambition was as towering as the buildings he built. It was an era of disillusion…

Into the Unknown With Trump

IN THE WEIRD AND startling hours after it became clear that Donald Trump had won the presidential election, a most lovely thing befell the United States: an outbreak of courtesy. In addressing his…

The Last White Backlash

WATCHING DONALD JOHN TRUMP graciously promise to “be president for all Americans” as he showered generous compliments on the defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton recalled Ronald Reagan’s reply when asked…

Why Do They Hate Hillary?

BACK IN JUNE, shortly after she had secured the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton recalled her adored mother, Dorothy Rodham, who had died in 2011. “She taught me so much in my life…

Trust in Trump

DONALD J TRUMP COCKED a snook at the political system, smashed the competition within his own party, alienated just about every constituency in America, rhetorically trampled on old shibboleths,…

Indraprastha

AND THEY SAID Arun Jaitley cannot keep a secret. But he did, didn’t he? The decision to scrap the two big currency notes, hitherto the darling of tax-evaders, was taken well over six months ago. At…

The B Factor in Trump’s Victory

THE DAY BEFORE the US election, as your columnist, who stood among the rank and file of the wise men certain about human reason, meditated on the victory of Hillary Clinton, it occurred to him that…

Melania Trump: America’s Model

IN 1993, WHEN Hillary Clinton strode in as First Lady into the White House with President Bill Clinton in tow, everyone was clear that this was a partnership of political equals. Melania Trump is…

Scientific Error

DONALD TRUMP’S UNPREDICTABLE victory has taken a toll on many things. His rival, Hillary Clinton, the favourite to win the US election, has lost. So have a host of other people who predicted a win…