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Sound politics the only solution to J&K

Evidently, Governor’s Rule in Kashmir has so far failed to push back the tempo of militancy in the Valley which has been energised since July 2016.

29 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Probe Jagan attack speedily

News reports suggest a flagrant indifference to security concerns at Hyderabad and other airports in the area.

28 Oct 2018 4:50 AM

Sri Lanka coup, a concern for India

Being pro-India and pro-West as Wickremasinghe was seen to be, he was always bound to be suspect in the eyes of Sinhala hardliners.

28 Oct 2018 4:47 AM

Intriguing turn in Tamil Nadu

Eleven MLAs of the then OPS faction voted against chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami on the floor of the House.

27 Oct 2018 12:18 AM

SC reins in govt in the CBI affair

So far, the non-Congress Opposition had not shown an overtly keen fighting spirit in the Rafale affair, though many had issued pro forma statements.

27 Oct 2018 12:16 AM


GoM woke up late to #MeToo

The panel, to be headed by the home minister rather than any of the powerful women in the Cabinet, is to chart out a new course within three months.

26 Oct 2018 12:04 AM

SC must probe tawdry removal of Verma

It is far from clear, however, that the CBI director can be removed under the CVC’s authority.

26 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

India silent on Khashoggi

The state department is revoking the visas of 21 Saudi nationals and further action may be taken at the behest of the Senate.

25 Oct 2018 12:24 AM

How should SC defend itself against attacks?

The higher judiciary in India, all things considered, has played the role of protecting citizens against state arbitrariness.

25 Oct 2018 12:22 AM

Diwali: Hard to enforce rules

A million people are said to be dying prematurely every year from the poor air we breathe in urban India.

24 Oct 2018 2:09 AM


Forcing caged parrot to sing master’s tune

In 2013, the Supreme Court had called it “a caged parrot”. This basically meant being its political master’s voice.

24 Oct 2018 2:07 AM

RBI should be autonomous

The government also had its differences with RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and that was why, it is said, he was not given a second term.

23 Oct 2018 12:03 AM

Playing politics with history is a low art

Giants like Patel and Bose need no new statues and commemoration volumes for the nation to remember them, as Modi may think.

23 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

A strange democracy for J&K

The present dispensation has badly botched the political and security situation in Kashmir.

22 Oct 2018 6:01 AM

It’s vital for India to keep Lanka on its side

The importance of mutual ties may have been made obvious in the long meeting between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Ranil Wickremasinghe.

22 Oct 2018 12:00 AM


New uncertainty in West Asia

It is unclear whether he can do so with domestic pressure mounting on him to penalise Riyadh through sanctions.

21 Oct 2018 12:14 AM

How many tragedies before we wake up?

Trespassing is a criminal offence and the railways prosecuted nearly 1.75 lakh people for crossing the tracks in 2017.

21 Oct 2018 12:12 AM

Prejudicial view on temple

RSS’ deep concern for the government arises from the fact that the BJP is the political front of the core Hindutva body.

20 Oct 2018 1:07 AM

Sabarimala: Constitution has been let down

Gender justice was denied on the ground although the court had ruled that anyone could worship Lord Ayyappa at his most famous abode.

20 Oct 2018 1:05 AM

Crack down on guns

Given how secure such hotels try to be with metal detectors in place, how he walked in with a weapon is a mystery.

18 Oct 2018 2:13 AM