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Govt ‘failure’ over PNB threat to its credibility

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

Democracy recession? New low in Parliament

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, mob rule & 68 years of the republic

Padmaavat is not just a film, an indulgence of an overenthusiastic picture-book maker.

26 Jan 2018 1:42 AM

Heal ’84 wounds: Give justice, end the politics

Sikhs were not too impressed with the NDA’s decision to constitute the SIT.

12 Jan 2018 12:14 AM

Short-term-vision netas India’s growing danger

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

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Touching new low: Guj race leaves bitter taste

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

Gujarat: A huge test for BJP as 2019 on horizon

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

Indira’s rise & fall: A lesson for our times

The truth is somewhere in between, and despite her fallibilities, Indira made some lasting contributions to nation-building.

17 Nov 2017 12:27 AM

BJP jittery in Guj: Will Rahul play cards right?

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

Will Gujarat polls be a real challenge for BJP?

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

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After the Sinha ripple effects, wait & watch

The latest in the line of the government’s critics is Arun Shourie, who repeated earlier assertions.

06 Oct 2017 1:17 AM

Gujarat stakes high: A challenge for BJP

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

Rein in forces of hate, before they eat us up

As police investigations are underway, it is premature to rush to conclusions and blame specific political forces.

08 Sep 2017 6:21 AM

Polls 2019 a done deal? Don’t be too sure yet

The other development that intensified the “surround sound” regarding the BJP’s supremacy was Nitish Kumar’s switchback.

25 Aug 2017 12:22 AM

Congress should learn from Gujarat RS win

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

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Aaya Kumar, Gaya Kumar

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

Opposition loses a chance to sow confusion in NDA

Every political party selected candidates on the basis of caste and community but this was not acknowledged.

14 Jul 2017 12:23 AM

PM must act or bigotry will derail ‘new India’

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

Tough choices for Modi as fires rage in the fields

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

It’s not the Army’s job to shape govt policy

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

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