Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 | Last Update : 12:35 PM IST

Pavan K Varma

It’s time to rethink democratic values

Religion has become a means to deflect attention from what should really matter in a mature democracy, which is governance.

03 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

Indira: Elegant woman and shrewd politician

As a politician Indira real test came after she lifted the Emergency, and in the ensuing elections in 1977, was decisively defeated.

19 Nov 2017 5:25 AM

Not the right time for euphoria

It is also important to juxtapose what the Ease of Doing Business report says with other international assessments.

05 Nov 2017 12:01 AM

It’s time for Muslims to embrace liberal opinion

Other Islamic seminaries, and so-called Islamic clerics, have not been lagging behind in their misplaced activism.

22 Oct 2017 12:41 AM

Khushwant Singh: A true Indian

Khushwant Singh (KS), loved to deliberately project an image that would provoke some kinds of people to hate him.

08 Oct 2017 12:58 AM

Can Gandhi inspire today’s India?

1947 brought us political freedom, but the battle to free ourselves from the colonisation of our mind, is still incomplete.

24 Sep 2017 12:07 AM

A democracy run by undemocratic leaders?

The ideology of the political class is to eschew ideology on the altar of self-promotion.

10 Sep 2017 12:19 AM

Right to privacy in digital era

Beyond legalese, the court has addressed many larger and fundamental philosophical questions.

27 Aug 2017 12:28 AM

China: Time to change our usual response

The face-off at Doklam should be the turning point to change our usual response to China’s threats.

13 Aug 2017 12:33 AM

Nitish rejoining BJP is not a betrayal

The Congress and the RJD maintain that by joining the BJP, Nitish has betrayed the mandate of the 2015 elections.

30 Jul 2017 12:20 AM