Monday, Jan 21, 2019 | Last Update : 03:36 AM IST


A strong show of unity, but a lot still to be done

On the other-hand, the Telugu Desam Party, a long-time BJP ally that recently severed its links with the saffron party, was a prominent participant.

21 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Team India on a roll

The sparkling performance of Mahendra Singh Dhoni — top scorer in the three-match series — settles the issue of his World Cup place once and for all.

20 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

BJP wants coalition govt in K’taka to fall

It serves no-one better than the BJP, if the coalition government falls and is shown up as a failed experiment.

20 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Budget: Follow convention

A government whose term is ending soon must not saddle its successor with bills it runs up according to its lights.

19 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

Dance bars more about livelihood than morality

Social activists have noted that a large part of the dancers’ income went into educating their children.

19 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Disquiet in judiciary

Dismay has been caused in judicial and legal circles by the unusual developments, for which there is no formal explanation.

18 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Deal or not, Brexit is end of globalisation

The truism that “no man is an island” and not even an island can isolate itself from the world applies to Britain today.

18 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Caution over Bengal yatras

The rathyatras, of course, can’t be rejected altogether, but it would have been ideal if religion didn’t obtrude into politics.

17 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Failure to create jobs begins to haunt govt

The government should be even more worried as rural India bore the brunt of this jobless growth, and saw 84 per cent of the total jobs lost.

17 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Power games in Karnataka

With the Lok Sabha election just 90-odd days away, the toppling game has only just begun.

16 Jan 2019 12:19 AM

Kanhaiya ‘sedition’ charge unjustified

The inference is that the “nationalism” the RSS-BJP lay down is beyond challenge.

16 Jan 2019 12:19 AM

Hope fades for miners

The regulation of such activities with safety measures in place might prove the ultimate challenge.

15 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Congress’ move on UP is no surprise

It is evident that the Cong cannot win too many seats independently, although it had taken 21 in 2009, going it alone.

15 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

CBI credibility at all-time low

The suspicion is that the Supreme Court may not have shared the Justice Patnaik report with the PM-led committee.

14 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Major parties find it hard to get allies

The plain truth is that there doesn’t appear to be any “Mahagathbandhan” in the offing to take on the government.

14 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

No jobs in manufacturing

The government needs to build on the steps it has taken to boost the ease of doing business.

13 Jan 2019 6:40 AM

Courts need to curb criminal politicians

Criminality among politicians and outright criminals seeking to become politicians is a major issue in our country.

13 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Stringent action needed

Celebrity status doesn’t offer a licence for libidinous talk, no matter how young sportsmen’s sex drive may be racing on steroids.

12 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

CBI’s independence is not a govt priority

Recent events suggest, however, that the executive still mocks the very idea of independence for the CBI.

12 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

AIR news on FM a win-win

This is a win-win situation for both the government and private FM broadcasters.

11 Jan 2019 12:08 AM