All stories by DOMINIC XAVIER
Dom's Take: BJP Bowled In BiharRediff.com5 days ago
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.
Dom's Take: KK, Where Will Love Be Without You?Rediff.com1 Jun 2022
Dominic Xavier salutes KK -- the king of love ballads -- who passed suddenly into the ages after a concert in Kolkata on Tuesday night.
Dom's Take: Hardik, Gujarat Titans Rule!Rediff.com30 May 2022
Dominic Xavier celebrates Hardik Pandya and Gujarat Titans's IPL 2022 triumph.
Dom's Take: Indian Aristocratic ServiceRediff.com27 May 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the shunting of IAS couple Sanjeev Khirwar and Anu Dugga to Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh.
Dom's Take: Will America's Senseless Murders Ever Stop?Rediff.com26 May 2022
Dominic Xavier mourns the 19 children and two teachers murdered in a classroom at a Texas school on Tuesday.
Dom's Take: Will The Rajapaksas GO?Rediff.com11 May 2022
Dominic Xavier wonders if the Rajapaksa brothers, who have dominated politics in Sri Lanka this century with their strong-arm methods, will be forced to exit the stage.
Dom's Take: Arvind, Is That How You Sit?Rediff.com28 Apr 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on these quaint developments.
Dom's Take: What's Elon Musk Up To?Rediff.com26 Apr 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Elon Musk's Twitter grab!
Dom's Take: Break In IndiaRediff.com21 Apr 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the BJP governments -- whether in UP, MP or the municipality in the national capital -- to deploy bulldozers to raze the homes of individuals, who it suspects of being involved in riotous activities.
Dom's Take: Raj Thackeray's Relevance MantraRediff.com20 Apr 2022
Dominic Xavier offers his take on Raj Thackeray's latest political ploy and wonders if this Thackeray versus Thackeray skit will help the BJP finally achieve its goal of ejecting the Maha Vikas Aghadi government from a state that has largely been insulated from the communal disharmony sweeping across parts of north India.