Anil Singh

Stories By Anil Singh

Mumbai is facing a biodiversity crisis because of its choice of avenue trees, writes Anil Singh

Mumbai is facing a biodiversity crisis because of its choice of avenue trees, writes Anil Singh

At the beginning of every year, Mumbai goes gaga over the magical rosy hue along the Eastern Express Highway at Vikhroli, thanks to a row...Read More

Was affluenza behind the New Year-eve party murder, asks Anil Singh

Was affluenza behind the New Year-eve party murder, asks Anil Singh

Children need and want to be told right from wrong and learn responsibility and the consequences of their actions. However, parents tend ...Read More

Why does the fuss over the demolition of some dormitories in IIM Ahmedabad matter? Anil Singh explains

Why does the fuss over the demolition of some dormitories in IIM Ahmedabad matter? Anil Singh explains

The red-brick campus, with its spartan residential dorms with a play of light and shade, mass and void, the built and the open have been ...Read More

Election rally in Bihar

We are marking the end of an Orwellian year, in which the absurd became the new normal, writes Anil Singh

The Government that promised deliverance from 'bhay, bhookh aur bhrashtachar’ said it had no data on the number of migrant workers who ha...Read More

Farmers' protest: Instead of battling farmers, Modi Govt should be fighting their battles, writes Anil Singh

Farmers' protest: Instead of battling farmers, Modi Govt should be fighting their battles, writes Anil Singh

The farmers need to realise the inevitability of reforms and the government needs to realise that everything can't be achieved through st...Read More

Fadnavis or Fad-novice? 
Time alone will tell

Fadnavis or Fad-novice? Time alone will tell

Erstwhile Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's flagship project, the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan, did little to tackle drought and increase grou...Read More

Corona and the accidental chief minister

Corona and the accidental chief minister

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray believes in plainspeak. He neither hypes nor hides anything in his daily briefings, stating the facts wit...Read More

Is your TV smarter than you?

Is your TV smarter than you?

On World Television Day, let's examine if it is worth watching

Navi Mumbai: Waiting for take-off

Navi Mumbai: Waiting for take-off

The new city was projected to gain two million residents and 7.5 lakh jobs from the 1970s through the 1990s. However, it was unable to at...Read More

Richie Rich and the philanthropy itch

Richie Rich and the philanthropy itch

Indians have the mentality of hoarding for the next seven generations. This is what Wipro’s Azim Premji, one of our true philanthropists,...Read More

A slap on the face of traffic police

A slap on the face of traffic police

No one cares for these foot soldiers. Cops at busy junctions should get oxygen cylinders to clear their lungs and masseurs for their tire...Read More

Prime time news, toxic and botoxic

Prime time news, toxic and botoxic

The way TV news is competing with Netflix crime thrillers, the way mundane happenings are being labelled 'breaking news’, the degeneratio...Read More

Civil servants: Caretakers 
or undertakers?

Civil servants: Caretakers or undertakers?

Bureaucrats seem to have given up the fight against illegal orders by politicians. In the wake of the Hathras episode, 92 former civil se...Read More

Mahatma of the new millennium?

Mahatma of the new millennium?

Modi is a homespun hero, someone who struggled against poverty, someone who speaks their language, who is wholly Indian in spirit, who is...Read More

The city of gold must sparkle

The city of gold must sparkle

Forget 'Clean City' awards, Mumbai owes it to itself to be recognised as a spotless city

A check-up from the neck up: It’s OK not to be OK

A check-up from the neck up: It’s OK not to be OK

The Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case underlines the need for mental health awareness

Why are our killer serials about serial killers?

Why are our killer serials about serial killers?

Why are we drawn to the stories of men and women who abduct, torture, rape, kill, engage in necrophilia and occasionally even eat another...Read More

Contempt of citizens, my lord

Contempt of citizens, my lord

One of the measures of faith in the judiciary is the respect it commands; there has been minimal criticism of courts

This Independence Day we want to hear…

This Independence Day we want to hear…

When the PM addresses the nation from the Red fort on our 74th Independence Day, citizens expect some plainspeak from him. Ram delivered,...Read More

PM Narendra Modi’s temples of modern India

PM Narendra Modi’s temples of modern India

Development with a penchant for grandiose will prove counterproductive to improving lives

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