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
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
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
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
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
The orthodoxy that holds together Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay’s 11 doesn’t always translate into liberal economics.
21 Apr 2019 6:38 PM
Advani finds this vulgarisation caused by the overlapping of party and Sangh Parivar painful only because he feels victimised.
09 Apr 2019 12:28 AM
The election campaign for the 17th Lok Sabha is obsessed with trivia and full of personal invective.
26 Mar 2019 12:07 AM
Senator Anning is the only mainstream politician to extend even qualified approval to the motives that supposedly inspired the Christchurch bloodbath.
18 Mar 2019 12:31 AM
Second, the grey eminence of the accession was his sworn enemy, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, whom Jawaharlal Nehru had forced on him.
12 Mar 2019 2:36 AM
It prompted OIC members gathered in Rabat for their first summit (of which more later) to think again about including India.
26 Feb 2019 2:16 AM
French industry may enjoy that freedom but no defence company in India has any existence outside the realm of official sanction and patronage.
12 Feb 2019 12:00 AM
The 217 sq km greenfield capital city of Amaravati on the Krishna river could be another.
29 Jan 2019 12:51 AM
Johnson has a twofold interpretation of Parliament’s rejection of her Brexit proposal.
17 Jan 2019 12:13 AM
Media independence is bartered or jeopardised usually only when a journalist or the institution he or she works for nurses other ambitions.
15 Jan 2019 12:08 AM
Telangana state and Mizoram highlighted the competitive nature and limitations of the identity politics that is the BJP’s stock in trade.
06 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
Justice Sen’s understandable concern for Hindus stranded in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh does him credit.
01 Jan 2019 12:13 AM
Indira Gandhi’s Emergency was one denial of even the rituals of democracy.
18 Dec 2018 12:15 AM
Internationally, the loss will be of a model that inspired a fractured and warring world to seek cohesion.
04 Dec 2018 1:37 AM
Griffin rose above the provocation 12 years later when he could help India repair its image which the Babri Masjid demolition had left in tatters.
20 Nov 2018 12:05 AM