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Gujarat is Modi’s win, caste bombs for Cong

The BJP cannot hope to be complacent with its victory, and Congress need not be despondent.

19 Dec 2017 1:02 AM

BJP & Pak: A dinner and its political fallout

The government’s snoopers could not have known the details of what was talked about at the party.

13 Dec 2017 1:58 AM

25 years later, Ayodhya is now on backburner

The liberals have been fixated on the Babri Masjid, but they barely mention those killed in the riots.

06 Dec 2017 12:23 AM

Executive vs judiciary: Stop political jousting

The Supreme Court ruling on the NJAC has been a big blow to the Modi government.

28 Nov 2017 5:13 AM

Understanding Indira: PM in turbulent times

Thirty-three years after her death, we still don’t have a decent political biography of Indira Gandhi.

18 Nov 2017 1:16 AM


Is govt playing ducks and drakes with GST?

The GST is an empty political slogan promising the world in your palm. It is not a question of bad implementation of a well-intended tax reform.

13 Nov 2017 12:19 AM

Indira’s legacy: A role model for Modi?

Indira Gandhi learnt from her father’s benign shortcomings -- idealism, indecision, romantic internationalism.

31 Oct 2017 12:15 AM

Delhi’s feeble steps on J&K not enough

The Congress and BJP should keep out of Kashmir politics.

25 Oct 2017 1:08 AM

Monumental neurosis: Taj is India’s heritage

Hindu right-wingers need not be liberal secularists, and they should not be.

18 Oct 2017 1:25 AM

Modi needs to govern quietly, stop bragging

Whether it is convincing or not, it showed that Modi was seriously engaging with his critics.

10 Oct 2017 2:25 AM


Is there a change in the nation’s mood?

The BJP president soon recovered his poise and told the media in Jharkhand that he wouldn’t respond to Rahul Gandhi’s speeches.

19 Sep 2017 12:48 AM

Will optics be enough to make govt efficient?

The BJP is mostly in a self-congratulatory mood, and Prime Minister Modi leads the way. There is very little of self-criticism.

04 Sep 2017 12:32 AM

To keep cults in check, closer scrutiny needed

In India, most people turn to religion for whatever reason, and many of them fall into the hands of fake gurus.

29 Aug 2017 12:30 AM

For Muslim women, SC verdict is a revolution

There is enough fuzziness in the legal definitions and justifications for triple talaq.

23 Aug 2017 12:32 AM

India at 70: Still young, restless, beset by crisis

India remained an optimist’s country despite widespread poverty and illiteracy.

15 Aug 2017 12:25 AM


In Kashmir, it’s vital to keep democracy going

In the past year and a half, terrorists have been targeting the camps of the armed forces, whether in Pathankot in January 2016 or in Uri.

12 Jul 2017 2:25 AM

A symbolic dalit duel & democratic dynamics

The Indian polity has changed in a great many ways, and dalits can’t be used as political pawns any longer.

26 Jun 2017 12:36 AM

Modi’s biggest test: To get the economy going

Mr Modi’s critics and detractors may want to blame his government for the failure to spur growth. In the first two years, the BJP had an alibi.

14 Jun 2017 12:40 AM

In a changed India, can Cong reinvent itself?

The only official statement that came out of the meeting was with regard to the organisational election schedule.

08 Jun 2017 1:49 AM

After 3 years, coming to terms with reality

The BJP’s victories are its own, and it has every right to celebrate.

26 May 2017 12:17 AM