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A setback for May, but she’ll battle to carry on

Theresa May has made it clear though snubbed and rejected she might be, but she has no intention of stepping down.

10 Jun 2017 12:28 AM

A puzzling silence, and the way to achche din

To be pro-British was to be anti-Indian, obliging potential national leaders to collect evidence of the government’s disapproval.

06 Jun 2017 12:48 AM

India’s OBOR boycott: Was it a misjudgment?

By boycotting the OBOR summit, India has also exposed its political vulnerability.

23 May 2017 12:23 AM

Let’s admit our flaws, work to correct them

Bashar al-Assad could give a similar answer if questioned about using poison gas on the Syrian rebels.

09 May 2017 12:19 AM

Can Erdogan’s Turkey be India’s credible ally?

Erdogan did indeed obtain popular endorsement of his ambition to become an all-powerful executive President.

25 Apr 2017 12:25 AM


Racism in the land of Gandhi and Buddha

Understandably, the latest round of atrocities has prompted demands for a law banning race discrimination.

11 Apr 2017 3:26 AM

The perils of choosing religion over politics

The escalation of BJP support from two to 282 Lok Sabha seats recalls the Brotherhood’s runaway success.

28 Mar 2017 4:32 AM

Of puja, politics and Bharat

Lok Sabha TV screened the film the very evening people were celebrating Narendra Modi’s spectacular sweep of the UP polls.

16 Mar 2017 2:17 AM

Indians head to US in search of better days

Of course, Jaishankar can tell Shannon that 65,000 H1-B visas are issued annually only because the Americans need Indian skills.

28 Feb 2017 2:33 AM

Lessons from the past for West Asian peace

Barack Obama was one of the few US Presidents since FDR to take a realistic view of the Palestinians.

14 Feb 2017 1:08 AM


The dangers of partisan bureaucracy

India needs an impartial and objective bureaucracy that attends to public welfare without displaying partisan bias.

31 Jan 2017 5:06 AM

Ordinance rule: A throwback to Raj?

The relationship in practice between the ruling party at the Centre and its branches in the states is another.

17 Jan 2017 7:03 AM

Europe can save or kill globalisation

The New Year can redress the balance of the old by recognising refugees as victims of history.

03 Jan 2017 12:25 AM

Targeting the ‘other’

Trade and investment agreements will have to be renewed with post-Brexit Britain, the European Union and Donald Trump’s America.

29 Dec 2016 3:44 AM

Dark days ahead if State backs bigotry

Mr Modi or Rajnath Singh do not explicitly encourage the victimisation of dalits.

20 Dec 2016 12:52 AM


We need US, but let’s not follow it blindly

Modi’s presence at Castro’s funeral would have served a dual purpose.

06 Dec 2016 3:44 AM

Hypocrisy in India: Where are the rich?

Modi doesn’t know how the poor are grappling with this crisis.

22 Nov 2016 12:25 AM