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Aakar Patel

Modi’s inexplicable U-turn on Aadhaar

If the issue is that linking Aadhaar with bank accounts and PAN numbers can catch tax thieves better then I object.

27 Aug 2017 12:38 AM

Honour our warriors, but meaningfully

The Indian soldier will fight where he is asked to, and he always has.

20 Aug 2017 12:59 AM

Hamid Ansari said nothing wrong

Modi said Ansari’s family had a long association with the Congress and the Khilafat movement.

13 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

Are we becoming too middle brow, too mediocre?

It is clear to me based on the large sample size that I have encountered that Indian children are not rebellious, they are conventional.

06 Aug 2017 12:40 AM

Congress must go back to people

In the last couple of years Gujarat has seen the following major agitations under which lakhs of people have been mobilised.

30 Jul 2017 12:21 AM


State identity won’t harm national unity

There is absolutely no problem with the state using this as a symbol of the rich and proud heritage of Karnataka.

23 Jul 2017 12:11 AM

Corrupt Opposition leaders, Modi’s best defence

The issue in Bihar is simple: the deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav has been accused of corruption.

16 Jul 2017 12:20 AM

Quota in cricket: Team India has nothing to lose

In India dalits and adivasis constitute about 25 per cent of the total population.

09 Jul 2017 12:23 AM

Gau raksha vs minorities: What are BJP’s priorities?

The international media also took up the story of the lynchings and this nudged the government to react.

02 Jul 2017 7:22 AM

Judge Modi by his work, not persona

The most devastating is that the magazine is convinced that Modi does not have the capacity to be a reformer.

25 Jun 2017 1:09 AM


The war at the crease, and in the stands

The levels of hatred and dislike are high because of events, and kept at boiling point because of the media.

18 Jun 2017 3:22 AM

Govt’s hard stance on J&K is nothing new

The Indian State has always operated on priorities that are at variance from the needs and rights of its population.

11 Jun 2017 2:37 AM

It’s time we quit fossil fuels

The Government of India has also said that all cars sold in the country by 2030 will have to be electric.

04 Jun 2017 12:11 AM

Why India doesn’t have friendly neighbours

India warned those attending that the partnership with the Chinese would come at a heavy price, but almost nobody heard us.

28 May 2017 12:50 AM

Modi & Trump: A study of contrasts

Both men have three crores followers and both used social media to reach their voters directly because neither man trusts journalists.

21 May 2017 12:18 AM


No martyrs, but Gujarat gave us Gandhi

Gujarat has more than six crore people, but there have been more foreigners in India’s Army than Gujaratis.

14 May 2017 12:13 AM

What makes Nepal, Lanka more civilised?

Nepal also has the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism and one of its most spectacular temples is Swayambhunath, also in Kathmandu.

07 May 2017 12:25 AM

AI: Our dystopian future

The issue is that of artificial intelligence becoming smarter than man.

30 Apr 2017 4:50 AM

Worry, we are in dark & dangerous times

Most of the people the Indian army and Pakistan army kills are their own citizens.

23 Apr 2017 5:04 AM

Book review: The love affair that shook India…

It is because of Reddy’s ability to pore through all the material and connect the dots that she brings these two hazy figures to life.

16 Apr 2017 2:10 AM