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K.C. Singh | Heal at home first, then try to be a global leader

Mr Jaishankar, even when overseas, has become a flag-bearer for the current Hindutva model, precursor to the RSS’ Hindu Rashtra dream

08 May 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Is Carrie, UK’s First Girlfriend, the real driver of BoJo’s govt?

It is a fact that she has packed the staff and advisory phalanx of the PM’s office with her friends and people she agrees with politically

08 May 2021 12:00 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | The case against quotas isn’t about meritocracy

The reservations issue poses a special dilemma for Shiv Sena and BJP, as both subscribe to conservative ideologies of different shades

07 May 2021 12:00 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Inequity & privilege in the time of a pandemic

Even in these traumatic times, those of us who can work from home, for instance, are massively better positioned than others

06 May 2021 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Tripura DM who cracked whip at a wedding faces storm of protest

A video that recorded the incident went viral on the social media and political parties are gunning for him

06 May 2021 12:00 AM

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Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay | After Bengal, Opposition must devise national strategy

Opposition parties have to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each party and leader and allocate responsibility accordingly

05 May 2021 12:00 AM

Anita Katyal | Cong intra-party democracy is first casualty of poor show in state polls

The Congress was originally scheduled to elect its new president in May but it was deferred till June on the pretext of Assembly polls

05 May 2021 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Bengal’s thinking is clear: Will rest of India follow?

The Gujarat model has been long exposed as bogus. There is light seen at the end of the tunnel

04 May 2021 12:00 AM

Aakar Patel | Constitution is just forgotten: No ‘fraternity’ exists in India!

We have lost our empathy for those who are unlike us and we do not even recognise that we have lost it

04 May 2021 12:00 AM

Verdicts in TN, Kerala, Assam show political diversity rules

The masterminds behind the one nation, one party slogan should know they cannot hope to win across the entire country

03 May 2021 12:00 AM

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Shikha Mukerjee | After Bengal win, Didi to target BJP across India

The timetable for when and how Mamata Banerjee launches the counter-offensive is unclear, but it will happen

02 May 2021 11:04 PM

Shikha Mukerjee | Revisiting the legend @100: Ray’s iconic role to endure

Ray did not start out as a filmmaker with an agenda. He was a storyteller. But he responded to the shifts and changes in the world at large

02 May 2021 12:20 AM

Pavan K Varma | Reprieve, for now, from Yogi’s victim-blaming

Yogi Adityanath, the saffron dhari CM of UP, believes that everything in his state is hunky-dory

02 May 2021 12:00 AM

Shashi Warrier | The mushroom business

Blind faith leaves you unaware of its ill effects. There’s a profit to be made out of that faith

02 May 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Should we write English as it’s spoken? Or just leave it as it is…

Despite its anti-phonic spelling, English has become the language of many nations — albeit through colonisation and conquest

01 May 2021 12:00 AM

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Shobhaa De | Can blatant lies save India from Covid-19?

The people of India are the country’s real strength, while its biggest tragedy are its politicians

01 May 2021 12:00 AM

Karan Thapar | India’s grim reality out in the open as myths busted

It wasn’t so long ago that we convinced ourselves we are a superpower or, at least, one that’s definitely in the making

30 Apr 2021 4:51 AM

Dilip Cherian | CVC ups ante, asks ministries to sort plaints within 3 months

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has run into a wall of bureaucratic denial

29 Apr 2021 4:18 AM

Claude Arpi | China’s new weapon is ‘political archaeology’

In February this year, the Communist Party of China (CPC) started a new campaign called Party History Learning and Education

29 Apr 2021 4:10 AM

Sunanda K. Datta Ray | Caring governance vital to save lives & India’s future

The devastating second wave might not have struck so ferociously had it not been for the government’s triumphalism

28 Apr 2021 7:23 AM

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