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Can Gandhi inspire today’s India?

1947 brought us political freedom, but the battle to free ourselves from the colonisation of our mind, is still incomplete.

24 Sep 2017 12:07 AM

A democracy run by undemocratic leaders?

The ideology of the political class is to eschew ideology on the altar of self-promotion.

10 Sep 2017 12:19 AM

Right to privacy in digital era

Beyond legalese, the court has addressed many larger and fundamental philosophical questions.

27 Aug 2017 12:28 AM

China: Time to change our usual response

The face-off at Doklam should be the turning point to change our usual response to China’s threats.

13 Aug 2017 12:33 AM

Nitish rejoining BJP is not a betrayal

The Congress and the RJD maintain that by joining the BJP, Nitish has betrayed the mandate of the 2015 elections.

30 Jul 2017 12:20 AM

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Asking for an inquiry is not anti-national

It is true that there can be no foolproof shield against a committed terrorist.

16 Jul 2017 12:19 AM

Celebrating monsoons with raga Malhar, chai & pakoras

The problems created by the monsoons need institutional and enduring responses as urgently as possible.

02 Jul 2017 1:33 AM

A broken promise brokers unrest

The truth is that Shivraj Chouhan did not give the required attention to agriculture and to the needs of farmers.

18 Jun 2017 3:07 AM

Perks and perils of self-publicity

The Planning Commission is replaced by the Niti Aayog, where Niti stands for National Institution for Transforming India.

04 Jun 2017 12:10 AM

BJP govt scores high on hype, low on delivery

The failure to create jobs is another example of the yawning gap between promise and delivery.

21 May 2017 12:09 AM

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Can Oppn offer India an alternative vision?

Chidambaram made the point that the BJP is trying to impose a Hindu-Hindi hegemony.

07 May 2017 12:12 AM

Sino-India ties: It’s all about the optics

China has consistently followed a policy towards India of engagement with containment.

23 Apr 2017 5:29 AM

Hindutva hijacks Modi’s vikas agenda

Those claiming to act on behalf of Hindus are, therefore, shaming the vast majority of Hindus.

09 Apr 2017 12:12 AM

Ram Mandir: SC’s offer is a boon

The fact of the matter is that Indians in general, whether Hindu or Muslim, have had enough of this dispute.

26 Mar 2017 2:57 AM

Chanakya’s View: BJP’s triumph holds key lessons for Opp.

For the Opposition to the BJP, the time has come to smell the coffee.

12 Mar 2017 1:54 AM

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India is becoming an intolerant nation

The police did precious little to prevent the violence of ABVP members.

26 Feb 2017 3:19 AM

BJP piggybacking on ‘reform’ to win polls

The Muslim community has many credible voices seeking reform of their personal laws in conformity with modern notions of gender equity.

12 Feb 2017 6:42 AM

Needed: A Budget to tackle economic woes

The timing of the Budget has, however, ignited debate due to electoral reasons.

29 Jan 2017 12:23 AM

A festival that lit up hearts

The Prakash Utsav was an illustration of the organic link between ideology, conviction and governance.

15 Jan 2017 2:25 AM

Mission 2017: A happy, healthy, clean India

Agriculture employs 65 per cent of our workforce but contributes only 14 per cent to GDP.

01 Jan 2017 1:49 AM

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