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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s reputation turned dodgy after the Gujarat pogrom on his watch in 2002, but he gained legal relief — and political fillip — when the Supreme Court-appointed SIT held that direct evidence couldn’t be found to hold him legally culpable for the massacre for ...

Here and NowBy Sudhir Tailang


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S. Nihal Singh
S. Nihal Singh

As the Ukraini-an crisis drags on, with the situation in the South-East worsening and US ...

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

How earnest was Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi when he tweeted ...

Jayanthi Natarajan
Jayanthi Natarajan

Much newsprint has been used up in speculating about how the youth of India — the 149.36 million ...

Patralekha Chatterjee
Patralekha Chatterjee

Is greater scrutiny of drug trials in India bad for the industry’s health? Last week this ...

S.K. Sinha
S.K. Sinha

For centuries, India’s defence policy was managed exclusively by her rulers and Indians were ...

Vandana Shiva
Vandana Shiva

For thousands of years farmers, especially women, have evolved and bred seed freely with the ...

Sreeram Chaulia
Sreeram Chaulia

The death of the masterful Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez marks the end of an era for ...

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

He stares at you from every other street corner in the capital. He hogs the front page of every ...

Interview of the Week

‘I have seen MPs becoming  blackmailers and extortionists’

First, what prompted you to write this book? Please elaborate.

The Age Debate


Modi isn’t Atal, won’t act like him Ali Muhammad Sagar
Modi is here to serve the country Dr Jitendra Singh

Mystic Mantra

Yogi Ashwini
Yogi Ashwini

There is an English proverb that a man is known by the company he keeps. When two people spend ...

Francis Gonsalves
Francis Gonsalves

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after ...

Letters to Editor

It is only fair that Priyanka Gandhi is lashing out at all those who have been targeting her husband, Robert Vadra, her brother and her ...

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.