Niranjan Ramakrishnan

/>Niranjan Ramakrishnan is a writer living on the West Coast.  His book, “Reading Gandhi In the Twenty-First Century” was published last year by Palgrave.  He may be reached at

Life’s Little Ironies

War of Choice

A Mikoyan from the Middle Ages

High Noon in Koodankulam

The Art of Lying

The Children of Ralph and Ron

Beyond A Demanding Occupation

The Key to Sussex?

Obama’s Jobs Speech

Corruption and its Discontents

The Samovar Wins the Summer War

The Abbottabad Address

Gandhi on the Nile

Dreams of My Presidents

Tigers … or Copycats?

An Afghan Travelogue

The Siren Song of World Praise

The Assimilation of Niranjan Ramakrishnan

Spring in the Time of Obama

Two Funerals and a Wedding

The Financial Experts

Teacher and Student

The G & O (Geithner and Obama) Bank

What We Didn’t Learn at Obama’s Press Conference

What is India to Do?

Cleaning Up After Bush

The Obamanations of Barack

Oh, Henry!

Freddie, Fannie, Daddy, Nanny

The Flight Not Taken

The Miasma of Bi-Partisanship

Technological Titans, Moral Midgets

Eyes Wide Shut

Defining Deviancy Down with FISA

Thank You, Dennis Kucinich!

Restoration Boulevard

A Balcony Seat to Our Own Balkanization?

Where Wittgenstein Meets Feinstein

Barack’s Bubble, Bubba’s Trouble

How the West Was Re-Sold

To Pindi Station

Impeach Pelosi Instead

Educating Pakistan

The Meteor and the Mahatma

Thank You, Mr. President

The Sepoy Mutiny After 150 Years

The Bonfire of the Hannities

Mr. Jefferson’s Inheritors

A Deadly December

Vote for James H. ‘Jim’