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Sudhir Bisht

Dr Sudhir Bisht, author and columnist, is a frequent contributor to Rediff.com. You can e-mail the author at sudhir_bisht@rediffmail.com

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Is ED Bad Only When It Targets Gandhis?

Is ED Bad Only When It Targets Gandhis?

Rediff.com28 Jul 2022

If the fear of ED could drive the powerful people of today to be honest or at least be minimally corrupt, will it not be a great thing for our nation?, asks Sudhir Bisht.

Nothing Rigorous About Sidhu's Prison Term

Nothing Rigorous About Sidhu's Prison Term

Rediff.com30 May 2022

Navjot Sidhu's life inside jail wouldn't be ten percent as hard as that of an ordinary convict who is in jail for assault leading to unintentional death, argues Sudhir Bisht.

4 victory speeches and a loser's lament

4 victory speeches and a loser's lament

Rediff.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 thing

Virat Kohli has done the right thing

Rediff.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?

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 tide

Chandan Mitra had the courage to swim against the tide

Rediff.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 Illusion

The Work-Life Balance Illusion

Rediff.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-exposure

Brand Modi is suffering from over-exposure

Rediff.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 prices

Mr Modi, it's time to pay back middle class on fuel prices

Rediff.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 job

Tikait's tears have done their job

Rediff.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 vaccines

10 things to know about COVID-19 vaccines

Rediff.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?

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 more

Why Arnab's TRPs will shoot up even more

Rediff.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 Pride

Saying Namaste With Pride

Rediff.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 ideology

Kejriwal is a true follower of BJP ideology

Rediff.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 charge

How Dravid can avert the conflict-of-interest charge

Rediff.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 martyrs

Column: Indira, Rajiv didn't die as martyrs

Rediff.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?

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?

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?

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.

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