Say it isn't so...
I never even got the guy's email address. If anybody knows it, please forward it to me -- I want to plead with him to keep his archives online (right now you can still access them if you go through a permalink, but not from the main page).
I think his posts on Indian secularism were especially great. Scholars of the subject will find that it is a gold mine of observations on the news of the past year.
Beyond that, Jivha had a masterful ability to decode hypocrisy, posturing, and spin in the Indian media. He was an important voice, and will be missed.