The power of the written word LAST WORD

The power of the written word

It has been close to eight years since I began writing in THE WEEK. Month after month, writing the...

By Nandita Das | March 19, 2017
Meenakashi Lekhi

Meenakashi Lekhi

Meenakashi Lekhi is an MP from New Delhi constituency, and the BJP's national spokesperson. Lekhi is a lawyer in the Supreme Court.


  • Why celebrate tyranny

    Why celebrate tyranny

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | March 12, 2017

    India is home to people of different cultures and religions right from the ancient times. People of different races and creeds have been part of the Indian cultural fabric and...

  • Downside of upgrade

    Downside of upgrade

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | February 12, 2017

    Imagine a batch of students appearing for their tenth standard exam and the rule is set that whatever marks the topper gets, the rest of the class would get the same marks, on...

  • In defence of Central police forces

    In defence of Central police forces

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | January 29, 2017

    Few countries in the world remain perpetually threatened by a myriad of terror groups and non-state actors as India has been for such a long time. In combating these threats, the...

  • Landmark year

    Landmark year

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | January 15, 2017

    As we move forward into the new year, we must look back at the progress we have made in 2016 and assess what must be done in 2017. India today is the world’s fastest growing...

  • Modi’s clean sweep

    Modi’s clean sweep

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | December 04, 2016

    The demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, is a transformational decision intended to curb the menace of...

  • Secure in retirement

    Secure in retirement

    By Meenakashi Lekhi | November 20, 2016

    There is a huge demand for effective security services and competent personnel to guard private infrastructure in India. The best way to take care of this demand is to create a...

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