L.K. Sharma has followed no profession other than journalism for more than four decades, covering criminals and prime ministers. He was the European Correspondent of The Times of India based in London for a decade. He reported for five years from Washington as the Foreign Editor of the Deccan Herald. Edited three volumes on innovations in India. He has completed a work of creative nonfiction on V. S. Naipaul. His two e-books 'The Twain' and 'A Parliamentary Affair' form part of The Englandia Quartet.
Published in: openIndia: OpinionThe darkest decade for Indian democracy
Since taking power Narendra Modi has dismantled the nation’s secular traditions, but there are signs Indians have had enough.
Published in: openIndiaIndia’s Supreme Court rules that Hindu temple may rise from mosque’s rubble
The court says that a Hindu mob broke the law when it demolished a 500-year-old mosque – but Hindus can now build a...
Published in: openIndia: OpinionA fine day out in Houston with Trump and Modi
Self-interest multiplied by mutual admiration made for a triumphal rally when the US president and India’s prime...
Published in: openIndiaPolitical triplets of New Democracy
The three leaders play stellar roles in an absurd political play with a gigantic setting in which things were never...
Published in: HomeIndian elections: it wasn’t the economy, stupid!
The people accepted electoral authoritarianism for their security. This neutralised warnings by intellectuals and...
Published in: HomeA weird election campaign in India!
Hate speech makes a minority cower even as a vast section of the majority is made to feel insecure and besieged.