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The Wiki effect on governance? Democracy in the pawnshop

The Congress picked on the cables of a briefing US officials got from BJP’s Arun Jaitley in May 2005.

20 Mar 2019 12:48 AM

Forget Rafale, heed Advani advice: Alliances the only way out for Opposition

There’s a caveat today, of course, and it is called Opposition unity.

13 Mar 2019 1:40 AM

Don’t watch TV channels that whip up war hysteria

Exceptions apart, TV anchors are mostly lip-syncing the script handed by someone else.

20 Feb 2019 3:00 AM

Which face of Indira Gandhi will Priyanka now adopt?

As Congress president in 1959, her granny torpedoed India’s first elected Marxist government in Kerala

06 Feb 2019 2:31 AM

The culture of India is a potpourri, bust myths

Commenting on the myth of mouth-burning “Mughlai cuisine” laced with chillies, Hashmi says there was no such possibility in the Mughal period.

30 Jan 2019 1:31 AM


Can Irish Good Friday pact be a model to resolve other conflicts?

The charged debate — including between those whose politics once accepted the killing of each other as legitimate — was markedly civil.

23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM

The nouveau riche Indian, and the global after-effects

Even the New National Party, the remnant of the party that built apartheid, and Mandela roundly condemned the song.

09 Jan 2019 2:25 AM

Of rationalists, atheists & Hinduism… Why is spirit of questioning crushed?

Gauri Lankesh was killed for denying she was a Hindu.

02 Jan 2019 1:11 AM

Not a Muslim issue

Naseer’s is a mixed marriage like several other actors and ordinary folk.

26 Dec 2018 6:30 AM

Will Rahul & the Congress stand up for its principles?

Rahul Gandhi is again competing with the Hindu revivalist BJP on its turf.

12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM


From Brahms to Brahmins

Indian classical music in particular shares this unsavoury feature with its Western counterpart.

21 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Secular courts should not tinker with matters of faith

What he prescribed, instead, for the dalits was what he might have reasoned with women of childbearing age in Kerala to do.

24 Oct 2018 2:22 AM

Can #MeToo succeed where child marriages are so rampant?

Can MeToo succeed in a culture where children are married off for social or economic exigencies?

17 Oct 2018 12:33 AM

Why was Shujaat Bukhari killed? More whispers than pointers

The once invincible Barkha Dutt has been speaking of efforts to silence her by stopping TV entrepreneurs from hiring her.

20 Jun 2018 12:51 AM

Spy chiefs & the quest for peace

The book is a discussion including agreements and differences larded with riveting banter between the former spy chiefs of India and Pakistan.

30 May 2018 1:25 AM


The lessons Rahul Gandhi must learn

Rahul Gandhi’s father was an exception for taking an unusually fair call for India’s democracy.

24 May 2018 2:06 AM

It’s time for all to walk boldly, with fetters on

The presiding deity was Chandrika Kumaratunga, the former President of Sri Lanka, a great advocate of India-Pakistan friendship.

16 May 2018 12:40 AM

Jinnah is not the target, it’s India’s liberals under attack

There’s no logic to what mindless hordes do to pander to their notions of nationhood on either side of the border.

09 May 2018 12:27 AM

Of Mayawati’s ‘selflessness’ & lessons we need to learn

The Congress won two seats in the Modi sweep — Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul — with fewer than 8 per cent votes in their kitty.

25 Apr 2018 12:21 AM

Skripal nerve agent row: A counter-view

Double agent Sergei Skripal was swapped by Russia with the US in 2010 and sent for safekeeping to UK.

11 Apr 2018 12:40 AM