rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 

Aakar Patel

Rediff.com  »  News  »   Aakar Patel

  News for Aakar Patel

  • News
  • Business
  • Sports

Why we need to discover the world

Aakar Patel tell us why we must travel with open eyes and discover ourselves.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There is a little jewel of a quote that appears on ads for channels like......

Will hanging rapists stop rape?

'The death penalty exists in India for murderers. Is it a deterrent and does it stop murders?' asks Aakar Patel. A child at a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old child in Kathua, Jammu......

What does the nation get out of the CBI?

'What does the nation get out of the CBI's fabulous infrastructure? Very little that is useful,' says Aakar Patel. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters The Central Bureau of Investigation is our......

Modi's health plan should be applauded

'The health scheme has changed the national conversation. For that reason it must be supported,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: People wait outside a government hospital in Bihar. Photograph: Archana......

Our defence expenditure would be a scandal in another democracy

'Where is the analysis that we need to spend at least Rs 4 trillion to keep India safe?' asks Aakar Patel. IMAGE: The BSF Camel Contingent at the Republic Day parade, January 26, 2018.The......

Why do fire extinguishers attract 28% GST?!

'In a nation where safety standards are the lowest in the world, why make compliance expensive?' asks Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Once again, indirect taxes were lowered on......

Why note ban failure won't affect Modi

'You can accuse him of many things, but one thing you cannot accuse him of is being bad at politics,' says Aakar Patel. Last week, I spoke to a group of students, about 1,000 in a large hall, in a......

5 reasons why Modi is India's most successful CEO

'A CEO is successful if he is able to retain the confidence of his shareholders. And the shareholders of India Inc have backed their prime minister-CEO to the hilt,' says Sudhir Bisht.  IMAGE:......

Bullet train costs 3 times more than India's health budget

The vanity project, of absolutely no use to most Indians, will suck money that could be used for health and education, says Aakar Patel. (This column is being repromoted as Prime Minister Narendra......

Was Sachin a genius?

Was Tendulkar just a great player, asks Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar walks back after his final innings in Test cricket. The Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, November 15, 2013. Photograph: BCCI......

Why India is doing badly at the Olympics

'It is not the external world that is stopping Indians from winning medals. It is our culture,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: And there goes another Indian medal :((( Uzbekistan's Bektemir Melikuziev......

Will India feature in the 2022 World Cup?

'Many of us hope that India will soon play well enough to be part of truly global sporting tournaments like the football World Cup and the Olympics,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Never before seen......

Why India's cricket teams struggle abroad

'Do we want batsmen that can destroy records in Wankhede and Eden Gardens but cannot last a couple of overs against an average South African attack?' asks Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Hardik Pandya and......

Why can't Sreesanth play for another country?

'None of us has the right to tell Sreesanth what to do with his career and it is childish to expect him to hold the torch of our bogus cricket patriotism,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: S Sreesanth......
  Web results for Aakar Patel
Will India feature in the 2022 World Cup?

'Many of us hope that India will soon play well enough to be part of truly global sporting tournaments like the football World Cup and the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/column/will-india-feature-in-the-2022-world-cup/20180620.htm
Why we need to discover the world

Aakar Patel tell us why we must travel with open eyes and discover ourselves.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There is a little jewel of a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/why-we-need-to-discover-the-world/20180616.htm
Japan is the most advanced society in the world

'The bullet train is not modernity itself. It is the product of modernity.' 'It is this modernity that we would be fortunate to be able to import... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/japan-is-the-most-advanced-society-in-the-world/20180613.htm
What happens if the BJP wins only 210 seats in 2019...

'It will be fascinating to see how Modi, for the first time in his political life without a majority, is able to manage the ambitions and the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/what-happens-if-the-bjp-wins-only-210-seats-in-2019/20180606.htm
It's time to look at the anti-defection law

'What happens in case the party joins a post-poll alliance with another party whose ideology the legislator is opposed to?''Should s/he let down... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/its-time-to-look-at-the-anti-defection-law/20180521.htm

Related Tags


  1. gujarat
  2. bjp
  3. india
  4. lok sabha
  5. supreme court
  6. upa
  7. bharatiya janata party
  8. congress
  9. new delhi
  10. united progressive alliance
  11. ahmedabad
  12. sonia gandhi
  13. nda
  14. rahul gandhi
  15. rajnath singh
  16. nitin gadkari
  17. delhi
  18. manmohan singh
  19. bihar
  20. national democratic alliance
  21. jd-u
  22. nitish kumar
  23. rashtriya swayamsevak sangh
  24. uttar pradesh
  25. photo
  26. advani
  27. central bureau of investigation
  28. rss
  29. janata dal-united
  30. ips

Top Coverage News


Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
Broswe by: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z