Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 | Last Update : 01:11 AM IST

Sunanda K Datta Ray

US-China wrangling on HK just sound & fury?

Washington plays these games when it has problems with China that have nothing to do with Tibet.

03 Dec 2019 2:02 AM

For UK, Brexit likely to be end of a dream

Many voters are fed up with Brexit. Many don’t want the hassle of another referendum.

20 Nov 2019 2:27 AM

Was Gandhi ‘Hindian’? The redefining of India

Many Gandhi statues abroad seem to be mired in controversy.

05 Nov 2019 6:29 AM

Amid Brexit furore, will Boris have to eat his hat?

There was a third covering letter from the British ambassador in Brussels.

22 Oct 2019 5:15 AM

Is it an insult to tell one to go back to Afro-Asia?

Yet, telling a white to make the reverse journey has no sinister overtones because he doesn’t need to regret his origins.

08 Oct 2019 3:32 AM

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A man who gave India a new idea about itself

Reverence is big business on which gurus and godmen, mahants and mantris thrive.

02 Oct 2019 1:21 AM

Scotland & Kashmir: Parallel, separate narratives

The sense of separateness runs high this week as Scots recall the fifth anniversary of the independence referendum.

25 Sep 2019 1:08 AM

Will Boris have to go, as battle over Brexit rages?

Since Parliament has passed a law against a no-deal Brexit, defiance might even mean legal prosecution that could send Johnson to prison.

10 Sep 2019 12:04 AM

Give dalits education & jobs, and forget quotas

The dalit situation is an aspect of caste, and caste-based crimes have registered a 25 per cent rise since 2016.

27 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Waiting for the fallout after huge shift in J&K

Article 370 was enacted to give constitutional sanction to this restricted relationship with New Delhi.

13 Aug 2019 12:02 AM

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What ‘desi son-in-law’ at No 10 really wants

Britain’s PM calls himself “India’s son-in-law”. Presumably, the reference is to his divorced second wife’s mother who was, indeed, a Sikh.

30 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Trump, Saudis & Iran: Is toppling in the offing?

The measure seeks to authorise the President to suspend US visas of Saudi citizens, including specifically government employees and descendant

18 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Hyderabad old & new: Symbol of changing India

This obliteration of distinction for the global symbols of anonymous affluence is an all-India phenomenon.

02 Jul 2019 7:37 AM

To fight terror, words won’t do, action is vital

India’s concern is Kashmir-centric terrorism inspired and abetted by Pakistan.

18 Jun 2019 3:34 AM

Didi needs to shift, offer Bengal a brighter future

A secular Trinamul Congress frantically courting minority Muslims has no chance against the juggernaut of these forces that the BJP spearheads.

04 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

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Modi must now unite all of India to take it forward

Nearly 200 million Muslims can’t be brushed under the carpet, or brushed into the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.

24 May 2019 2:35 AM

The norms of Indian society seem to have changed. Our priorities are different now

Ironically, well-meaning observers abroad hailed the verdict of the hustings five years ago as a much-needed return to national grassroots.

21 May 2019 7:16 AM

As Japan enters the ‘Reiwa’ era, India must focus on boosting strategic ties

Japan’s deeply venerated emperors do not exercise even the informal political influence that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is said to do.

07 May 2019 1:39 AM

Sri Lanka’s horror is a grim warning to India

Eventually the armed insurgent Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam emerged in 1976 to fight for a Tamil homeland in the northeast.

23 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

Of Sangh personalities in power

The orthodoxy that holds together Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay’s 11 doesn’t always translate into liberal economics.

21 Apr 2019 6:38 PM

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