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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Vinod Mehta

Former Editor-In-Chief,Outlook group of publications

Articles by Vinod Mehta

The Centre Spread Unevenly

The Centre Spread Unevenly

Nov 02, 2015 Vinod Mehta

In this excerpt from Lucknow Boy, our former editor recounts how he came to edit Debonair and his juiciest...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Dec 08, 2014 Vinod Mehta

No one has asked the question why the women in the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty make such disastrous marital choices

The Congress Conundrum

The Congress Conundrum

Nov 18, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Is there life for the Congress beyond its first family? Can the party avoid splitting into various factions...

Which Way Will He Turn?

Which Way Will He Turn?

Nov 13, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Even the prime minister’s more dogged critics would need to admit that he possesses a rare gift: the...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Nov 10, 2014 Vinod Mehta

I am glad the prime minister has taken my advice! Now, before I am stoned to death, let me read that again...

Easy Targets

Easy Targets

Nov 10, 2014 Vinod Mehta

It is open season on Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. No opportunity is lost to demonise and denigrate...

Notes On Cellophobia

Notes On Cellophobia

Nov 03, 2014 Vinod Mehta

The troubled tale of my many frustrations with what everyone loves

The Myth Of Media Hostility

The Myth Of Media Hostility

Oct 15, 2014 Vinod Mehta

How has the ‘most vilified politician in independent India’ gained so much currency, since it is...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Oct 13, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Am I the only one who is a bit nauseated by the constant demand from the American side: “What can you do...

Unrequited Love?

Unrequited Love?

Sep 29, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Indians love the people of the US, but is the reverse also true?

What's Wrong With Polarisation?

What's Wrong With Polarisation?

Sep 24, 2014 Vinod Mehta

The PM was a polarising figure before the elections, he was a polarising figure during the elections, and he...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Sep 22, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Sipping single malt on live TV resulted in @DrunkVinodMehta on Twitter...

A Curate's Egg

A Curate's Egg

Sep 03, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Mr Modi's 100 days contain much that is positive and commendable. And yet the phrase 'control freak' is...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Aug 25, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Because leftists have allegedly distorted how we interpret the past, it does not mean the PM should give...

The Reader's Right

The Reader's Right

Aug 21, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Who looks after the reader's interest? Media people day in and day out affirm their commitment to the reader,...

The Courtier Turned Critic

The Courtier Turned Critic

Aug 14, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Natwar Singh mostly is an honourable man but he protests too much. I am delighted he has written the first...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Aug 04, 2014 Vinod Mehta

Justice Katju, who is posing many questions, needs to answer a few himself. Why did he wait nine years before...

Time To Play Fast And Loos

Time To Play Fast And Loos

Jul 25, 2014 Vinod Mehta

The PM had promised 'toilets first, temples later'. He will earn the gratitude of pseudo-secularists like me...

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Jul 21, 2014 Vinod Mehta

I don’t know about you, but travelling on a bullet train at 320 km per hour is not my top priority...

Who Needs The Media?

Who Needs The Media?

Jul 18, 2014 Vinod Mehta

The PM seems to have got the media’s number. His policy of not taking a media party for a foreign visit is...