All stories by SUDHIR BISHT
4 victory speeches and a loser's lamentRediff.com13 Mar 2022
Yogi Adityanath's aura is no longer limited to Uttar Pradesh. At the age of 49, his journey to the higher echelons in the BJP has well and truly begun, predicts Sudhir Bisht.
Virat Kohli has done the right thingRediff.com17 Jan 2022
Is Kohli not a great captain in spite of so many wins? My answer is, yes, declares Dr Sudhir Bisht.
Will the REAL Shashi Tharoor stand up please?Rediff.com1 Dec 2021
Will Indian democracy benefit from the potential that Shashi Tharoor stores in his mind, spirit and intellect? Or will it be the saga of another leader who promised much but delivered too little, asks Dr Sudhir Bisht.
Chandan Mitra had the courage to swim against the tideRediff.com2 Sep 2021
Journalist Chandan Mitra, who passed into the ages on Wednesday night, will be missed for his courage to go against the grain, mourns Dr Sudhir Bisht.
The Work-Life Balance IllusionRediff.com5 Aug 2021
To young professionals I would say, work hard, play hard and not be constrained by fads like WLB, says Sudhir Bisht.
Brand Modi is suffering from over-exposureRediff.com5 May 2021
Just as the superstars of Indian cricket only play IPL and international fixtures and ignore the Ranji and Mushtaq Ali trophies in domestic cricket, Narendra Modi should play a very limited role in state assembly elections, argues Sudhir Bisht.
Mr Modi, it's time to pay back middle class on fuel pricesRediff.com18 Feb 2021
It is time he stood up and assured the middle class that they can count on him as one of their own, says Dr Sudhir Bisht.
Tikait's tears have done their jobRediff.com2 Feb 2021
The magnificent Jat community has taken his tears to its heart, observes Sudhir Bisht. In Tikait, they see their late leader's son, the son of their doughty farm leader Mahendra Singh Tikait, says Dr Sudhir Bisht.
10 things to know about COVID-19 vaccinesRediff.com16 Jan 2021
As India holds its breath for the Covid vaccination to be begin, Sudhir Bisht provides a quick checklist of what you must know about the vaccines that will be administered to citizens.
Vote: Should Virat stay back for 2nd Test?Rediff.com21 Dec 2020
The second Test between India and Australia will take place at Melbourne on December 26 starting 0500 IST.
Why Arnab's TRPs will shoot up even moreRediff.com9 Oct 2020
The stupidity of someone buying impressions on people meters is like saying the BJP wins elections because the EVMs are rigged. I predict zooming TRPs for Republic TV, says Sudhir Bisht.
Saying Namaste With PrideRediff.com24 May 2020
Sudhir Bisht remembers how he was looked down upon for greeting a potential customer with a Namaste many years ago and how the tables seem to have turned during the pandemic.
Kejriwal is a true follower of BJP ideologyRediff.com20 Feb 2020
Kejriwal believes in good governance and takes pride in his Hindu identity, points out Sudhir Bisht.
How Dravid can avert the conflict-of-interest chargeRediff.com20 Aug 2019
What does Rahul Dravid need to do to be able to join NCA without carrying the blemish of perceived or potential 'conflict of interest'? Sudhir Bisht attempts an answer.
Column: Indira, Rajiv didn't die as martyrsRediff.com20 May 2019
'They were the leaders of my country and the children of Mother India, but they didn't die as martyrs.' 'They were killed, most unfortunately, by a well planned enemy plot, and they were victims of political violence,' states Sudhir Bisht.
Can Rita Bahuguna succeed where her father failed?Rediff.com10 Apr 2019
Sudhir Bisht recalls the battle of 1984, in which UP's strongman H N Bahuguna was felled by Bollywood superstar turned political novice Amitabh Bachchan.
Why is Uday Kotak being singled out for his bank's success?Rediff.com19 Mar 2019
'I find the RBI edict to the Kotak Mahindra Bank to reduce Uday Kotak's shareholding very unreasonable,' says Sudhir Bisht.
Does Rahul have a plan for 2019 election?Rediff.com3 Mar 2019
'Rahul is misguided by a handful of family retainers who don't want him to show unrestrained initiative in forming allies.' says Sudhir Bisht.
Fighting for cheating-free petrol pumpsRediff.com23 Jan 2019
'There exists a 'brotherhood' of sorts for a very long time and corrupt dealers and corrupt OMC officials are in it together,' Ashwani Attrish, founder, Empowering Petroleum Dealers Foundation, tells Sudhir Bisht, a veteran of the petroleum industry.
Why is Hanuma Vihari opening for India?Rediff.com26 Dec 2018
Rishabh Pant, not Hanuma Vihari, can be the next Virender Sehwag that India is looking for,' says Sudhir Bisht.