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Swine flu scare

The Telangana government’s decision to keep the death of a 30-year-old swine flu victim under wraps was naive.

Positive criticism

Congress leader Anand Sharma says the Modi government “should be held accountable for mismanaging the economy”.

Repeating mistakes

By granting bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner, facilitator and executor of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan has shown that it is not serious about tackling terror, especially as th

New Test captain?

While India lost the first Test match at Adelaide, it was India’s stand-in skipper Virat Kohli who emerged victorious.

Abe’s second term

Shinzo Abe’s return to a second term as Prime Minister of Japan will make for interesting churnings in the politics of the East.

Economic revival

The Indian economy is not out of dire straits just yet. Despite the favourable dip in crude oil prices, the government is seen wanting in turning the situation to India’s advantage.

Conversion debate

The suggestion to find a non-political solution to the conversion crisis does not hold.

Spicejet’s future

The government’s reprieve to SpiceJet has come too late for the ailing carrier. SpiceJet shares have plunged and it has cancelled a number of flights.

Divide and rule?

The ongoing Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir are running to a clear script of communal polarisation.

A hefty price

While Pakistan tries to cope with the Army school massacre in Peshawar, the truth about the Pakistani security agencies’ chickens coming home to roost is not lost on anyone.

A timely warning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewed focus on the theme of development and governance is reassuring to the public, who voted the BJP to power.

Shun terror

The terror attack on an Army-run school in Peshawar must remind Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the ISI and the Pakistani Army that terrorism doesn’t spare anyone and you reap what you sow.

Set an example

People may have forgotten that on landing in the capital after his tour of China, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he was ready to face a probe in the coal block allocation scam involving Hinda

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.