All stories by DOMINIC XAVIER
Now Neeraj Takes India To The MoonRediff.com28 Aug 2023
Dominic Xavier congratulates Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra as he scripted history yet again on Sunday by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal in the World Athletics Championships with a big throw of 88.17m in the men's javelin final in Budapest.
Dom's Take: What Will India Do Without Boom Boom?Rediff.com30 Sep 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah missing the T20 World Cup because of a back stress fracture.
Dom's Take: Kaun Banega Congress Ka King?Rediff.com29 Sep 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the flurry of candidatures for the Congress presidential poll now that frontrunner Ashok Gehlot seems out of the race.
Dom's Take: How Can Gehlot Be Congress Prez?Rediff.com26 Sep 2022
Dominic Xavier wonders how a rebel leader -- and clearly, Gehlot is one after Sunday's rebellion by his MLA supporters, no matter his assertions to the high command's emissaries that he has no links to the mutiny -- can now lead the national party which so badly needs the adhesive of unity and tender care.
Dom's Take: NDTV Within Adani's GraspRediff.com24 Aug 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Adani group's takeover bid of of NDTV, arguably the rare English and Hindi news television network that is not part of what has come to be known as the godi media.
Dom's Take: The Strange Case Of H C GuptaRediff.com22 Aug 2022
Will the Supreme Court take note of the case and ensure a respected civil servant is not punished for being in office at the wrong time?
Dom's Take: SHOCKING! Rape Accused Go FreeRediff.com18 Aug 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the Gujarat government's decision to release all 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment for gang rape of Bilkis Bano and murder of seven members of her family during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Dom's Take: When Will Such Atrocities End?Rediff.com17 Aug 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the gruesome incident at a school in Rajasthan's Jalore district where a nine-year-old Dalit boy died on Saturday, August 13, after he was allegedly beaten up by a teacher for touching a drinking water pot.
Dom's Take: What Rushdie Attack Means For FreedomRediff.com16 Aug 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the murderous attack on Salman Rushdie in New York state last Friday.
Dom's Take: BJP Bowled In BiharRediff.com10 Aug 2022
If Nitish is as shrewd a practitioner of realpolitik as he is billed to be, we'd like to see if he can do the unthinkable -- break up the BJP legislature party in Bihar.
Dom's Take: Whatever Happened To Respect For Elders?Rediff.com30 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the bitter face-off between the frail Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who will be 76 in December, and Union Minister Smriti Irani, 46, in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
Dom's Take: India Looks To You Madam PresidentRediff.com25 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier hopes President Droupadi Murmu will be a vigilant guardian of the Constitution and that her term in office will see glory days for the Republic.
Dom's Take: The Kohli DilemmaRediff.com21 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Indian cricket's Kohli Dilemma.
Dom's Take: GRRR! GST Is Coming For YouRediff.com20 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take in the recent changes in GST.
Dom's Take: Run Gota RunRediff.com13 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Gotabaya Rajapaksa's flight.
Dom's Take: Way To Acche Din?Rediff.com8 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the third increase in the LPG rate since May and the fourth this year.
Dom's Take: Every Year In MumbaiRediff.com7 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the city amidst the deluge.
Dom's Take: The Fight For Balasaheb's MantleRediff.com4 Jul 2022
Eknath Shinde claims he is the true inheritor of Balasaheb Thackeray's political legacy, not the Shiv Sena founder's son Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray. Dominic Xavier wonders which way this battle to be declared the real Shiv Sena will end.
Dom's Take: Ho! Mee Mukhyamantri!Rediff.com1 Jul 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Eknath Shinde becoming Maharashtra's new chief minister.
Dom's Take: Waah Mere Sher Shinde, Waah!Rediff.com30 Jun 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Maharashtra's riveting political drama when ambitious Eknath Shinde dethroned the late Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray's son and political heir last night.