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Hurdles for Modi 2.0: Economy, J&K, NRC

Then there is the mess created by the National Register of Citizens in Assam.

11 Sep 2019 2:38 AM

Signs of pragmatism in steps to boost economy

The Modi government’s eagerness to increase tax collections could have made sense if the economy was doing well.

26 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

At home in court, Parliament, and the social circuit

Like a good lawyer with a sharp eye, he could grasp the treacherous nuances of the social and political landscape.

25 Aug 2019 12:07 AM

India-Pak wrangling on N-weapons dangerous

It is true that the Indian missile — air, land and water — programme has the aim of nuclear-tipped weaponry. But it is not the sole strategy.

20 Aug 2019 8:12 AM

PM tries to inspire, but skirts the real anxieties

Modi conveyed his greetings to Afghanistan, that will be celebrating its Independence Day a few days later, and skipped any reference to Pakistan.

16 Aug 2019 12:29 AM


Can Delhi deliver vikas to post-370 Kashmir?

The rightness or wrongness of the decision will now depend on what it can accomplish in terms of making Kashmir a normal place.

12 Aug 2019 3:00 AM

A true-grit achiever, she was capable of more

The party took full advantage, and rightly so, of her ability to speak loudly and clearly, with force and conviction.

08 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Unnao: It’s time to act, outrage is not enough

So when help is denied to a hapless citizen at all levels, it could not but end in tragedy of enormous proportion.

03 Aug 2019 1:16 AM

No early end in sight to Karnataka turbulence

It is a moot question whether it would have survived if the coalition partners had done well in the parliamentary elections.

25 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Can Speaker dictate terms of resignation?

The Congress as a party would not want to be blackmailing the government.

17 Jul 2019 2:45 AM


No talk of jobs will not make the issue go away

Shah had talked of self-employment as a way of dealing with the jobs problem, making it evident that the government is not promising jobs.

09 Jul 2019 12:17 AM

Nirmala’s Budget fullof political flourishes

The Budget speech was a political declamation, but there were strong signs of the government’s desperate bid to “kickstart” the economy.

06 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Checks and balances: Hubris for Modi, BJP

Modi is not the first person to express his irritation with the political numbers in the Rajya Sabha.

02 Jul 2019 3:03 AM

Prosaic agenda: Where is the Modi 2.0 vision?

There is the predictable and justifiable note of boastfulness after the unmistakable and assertive election victory of May 23.

22 Jun 2019 7:28 AM

Modi takes a hard look at economy’s potholes

There are problems, of course, some of them unstated, some overstated.

18 Jun 2019 3:30 AM


For Modi, Jaishankar is like Nixon’s Kissinger

There was the sincere intent to strengthen the Saarc.

11 Jun 2019 1:33 AM

Modi’s huge mandate to be a heavy burden

The second Modi government is on its own, and it will be expected not to commit the blunders of its first term.

03 Jun 2019 1:07 AM

What Congress must do to save itself from itself

The job should go to someone like Mr Chidambaram, who can draft what the party’s approach should be to the new political situation in the country.

29 May 2019 1:00 AM

Modi’s triumph comes with plenty of caveats

The BJP’s share of the percentage of votes has gone up sharply, its seat share has moved up only modestly.

24 May 2019 12:00 AM

Modi looks a winner, but it’s not quite off the mark

The BJP-NDA win indicated by the different exit polls can’t be used to infer that it is the victory of Mr Modi’s charismatic leadership.

21 May 2019 7:11 AM