Modi govt’s biggest failure is in making the bureaucracy — in governments and in quasi-government bodies — stakeholders in a popular administration.
23 Feb 2018 1:58 AM
Though greeted by the treasury benches with loud thumps on desks, Mr Modi displayed poor knowledge of history.
09 Feb 2018 2:30 AM
Padmaavat is not just a film, an indulgence of an overenthusiastic picture-book maker.
26 Jan 2018 1:42 AM
Sikhs were not too impressed with the NDA’s decision to constitute the SIT.
12 Jan 2018 12:14 AM
The threat to the BJP in the beginning of the year and the challenge it faced in the last weeks of the year were similar.
30 Dec 2017 12:15 AM
It is a sad moment for Indian democracy that the Prime Minister will henceforth be pulled down by the weight of old questions.
15 Dec 2017 2:37 AM
This election, that was expected to be a cakewalk for the BJP, has turned on its head and become an extraordinary poll.
02 Dec 2017 4:31 AM
The truth is somewhere in between, and despite her fallibilities, Indira made some lasting contributions to nation-building.
17 Nov 2017 12:27 AM
The Congress vice-president struck a chord as he attacked demonetisation and unemployment in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state.
04 Nov 2017 12:57 AM
The EC said the schedule was withheld to prevent the state from enduring a long period under the model code of conduct.
21 Oct 2017 12:41 AM
The latest in the line of the government’s critics is Arun Shourie, who repeated earlier assertions.
06 Oct 2017 1:17 AM
Gujarat’s political importance is greater this time because both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah are from the state.
22 Sep 2017 12:36 AM
As police investigations are underway, it is premature to rush to conclusions and blame specific political forces.
08 Sep 2017 6:21 AM
The other development that intensified the “surround sound” regarding the BJP’s supremacy was Nitish Kumar’s switchback.
25 Aug 2017 12:22 AM
Ahmed Patel may have been elected but he did not “win” because he could not keep his flock together.
11 Aug 2017 12:22 AM
Mr Kumar will not be unaware of the scant independence that the Prime Minister has allowed ministers from his coalition partners.
28 Jul 2017 12:42 AM
Every political party selected candidates on the basis of caste and community but this was not acknowledged.
14 Jul 2017 12:23 AM
More chillingly, 97 per cent of 63 incidents were reported after May 2014, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office.
30 Jun 2017 12:41 AM
For more than three years, Mr Modi has been in promissory mode, making one pledge after another, giving one assurance after another.
16 Jun 2017 2:17 AM
The Army must remain ready for a command performance but should never be the one to order a policy.
02 Jun 2017 4:38 AM