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Of baniyas... good, bad and clever!

BJP president Amit Shah is a baniya from Gujarat. He has called Gandhiji a chatur baniya recently.

14 Jun 2017 12:41 AM

Terror of the witches’ prophecy

It is difficult to see the Manchester tragedy without reference to Tony Blair and David Cameron who both took turns in stirring the witches’ brew.

31 May 2017 2:37 AM

The ‘fairness’ craze taken to a new level

How was Goswami Tulsidas to ever know that one day avid champions of Rama would have a foolish complex about being dark-skinned?

17 May 2017 12:24 AM

Is the Left falling into BJP’s trap?

Indian Marxists, like their comrades elsewhere, are a threatened species.

10 May 2017 12:36 AM

Challenge for Opposition leaders: To learn from their mistakes

As Congress calls for the dismissal of Kejriwal in Delhi it plays into the hands of the BJP.

26 Apr 2017 2:28 AM


Kejriwal rises even when he loses

The more Kejriwal’s rivals throw muck at him, the cleaner he looks.

19 Apr 2017 1:51 AM

Will the real Rahul Gandhi stand up?

The Congress has the bulk of the votes from the Opposition’s kitty.

12 Apr 2017 2:46 AM

Why not give CJI a chance to mediate in Ayodhya row?

A secular court must ideally protect everyone’s religious beliefs as well as the right to remain aloof from all of them.

05 Apr 2017 2:48 AM

Can Congress, Left get their act together as 2019 looms?

The Congress must evict the agents of the moneybags known to surround its leadership.

29 Mar 2017 2:43 AM

Why the fuss about Trump and Russia?

Trump’s criticism of his country’s savagery has been at par with Reverend Jeremiah Wright, the priest who baptised Obama’s children.

08 Mar 2017 1:58 AM


How Tehran got Reagan elected US Prez in 1980

Claims about Putin helping Trump defeat Hillary are passé even if true.

18 Jan 2017 1:12 AM

Why have India’s Reds now lost their wit?

Ziaul Hasan suggests their propensity for sectarianism as a big but not the only reason.

11 Jan 2017 1:07 AM

Remembering Safdar Hashmi in today’s India

Safdar was fatally assaulted on New Year’s Day in 1989 while performing a street play for mill workers near Delhi.

04 Jan 2017 2:32 AM

There’s a little bit of Buddhism in everything

Any number of lines by Ghalib are infused with Buddhist meditation that may pass for Sufi influence.

21 Dec 2016 12:31 AM

The missing Buddhist trick

Vipassana is Gautama Buddha’s technique for self-awareness, harmonising life with nature’s law of impermanence or anichhya.

30 Nov 2016 3:19 AM