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Columns

Setback for freedom of academia

The University Grants Commission seems not to have the faintest conception of academic freedom.

11 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Rafale not Bofors, little impact likely in 2019

The Rafale issue can’t put the Modi government in deep trouble, though it has the potential of giving some anxious moments for the government.

10 Nov 2018 6:46 AM

Divisiveness and polls: Takeaways in US, India

The BJP spokespersons are no longer sticking to their traditional line that the BJP would abide by the Supreme Court ruling.

09 Nov 2018 12:26 AM

Gears shift in Sino-Pak ties over CPEC

The treaty of friendship signed in 2005 was a standard one that China was signing with all other countries in its region.

09 Nov 2018 12:09 AM

In Diwali sans sparkle, a few things to cheer

Nothing makes Diwali sparkle more than the comforting bulge of spare cash in one’s pocket.

07 Nov 2018 12:38 AM

How can the govt deal with the right in Pakistan?

It would be similar to what has happened in much of West Asia, where state-enforced secularism has fought and often lost against religious populism.

06 Nov 2018 2:02 AM

Dhaka’s begums at war, fight yesterday’s battles

The resemblance goes beyond Pakistan’s first law and labour minister and Bangladesh’s former chief justice both being Hindus.

06 Nov 2018 1:57 AM

Why a J&K ‘solution’ by Pak mantri won’t work

Mazari chose to blame previous governments in Pakistan on a variety of issues, starting with a lack of their commitment towards J&K.

05 Nov 2018 5:26 AM

Pak in midst of 3rd phase in its history

There is no authoritative tome on that phase because we haven’t produced a world-class historian or political scientist since to write the book.

05 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

A befitting tribute to Patel was long overdue

The BJP, which is joined at the hip to the RSS, has internalised a convenient amnesia about what Sardar Patel actually thought of the RSS.

04 Nov 2018 12:05 AM