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Columns

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A man of few words who left millions spellbound

The poet in Atalji often made him reclusive, and prone to staccato sentences which he left to the intelligence of the others to decipher.

18 Aug 2018 1:14 AM

A ‘liberal’ pragmatist & last of the Nehruvians

Vajpayee said if he were to criticise a person the way he criticised Nehru, that person would stop talking to him.

17 Aug 2018 1:12 AM

Creating party watchdogs will help Imran to perform better

Pakistan came into being at a time when separation of party and government offices was the ideal of democratic societies.

17 Aug 2018 1:05 AM

The death of a dictator

The tall tales could usually be dismissed out of hand.

16 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

PM, at Red Fort, goes all out for Polls 2019

Modi had hoped that if simultaneous elections were held, his personal image would help to overcome local anti-incumbencies.

16 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

Will Pakistan’s middle class bosses trigger new soft coup?

Middle-class voters alone didn’t ensure the PTI’s win. The party co-opted many traditional electables.

15 Aug 2018 1:35 AM

We live in many Indias: A reality check will help

Pakistan is trying to move away from the toxic notion of a Muslim Pakistan.

15 Aug 2018 1:27 AM

BJP and caste politics: A rabbit waits in the hat

The government could use the report to re-categorise the OBCs by providing quotas within the 27 per cent reservations as some states have already done.

14 Aug 2018 12:14 AM

Time for defence, not offence, in diplomacy

The news leak that US President Donald Trump would be the Republic Day chief guest next January was neither confirmed nor denied by New Delhi.

13 Aug 2018 12:31 AM

Hard-nosed reality ahead for PM Khan

A lie at the heart of Imran’s ascension to power and the smiting down of his predecessor has been that there is a crisis.

13 Aug 2018 12:10 AM