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US-Iran spat: New govt needs to rebalance ties

The Narendra Modi government confronts a long list of IOUs that the US is now encashing.

17 May 2019 1:50 AM

Push science, not myths; India’s future is at stake

The PM prides himself on being one of the most tech-savvy politicians and unabashedly admires all that smacks of the latest in technology.

16 May 2019 3:03 AM

Young, female, articulate: The tribe taking up the Left baton

That remains extremely unlikely, but no one can seriously claim that they haven’t made a difference.

16 May 2019 2:53 AM

A paralysis of thought is marginalising Left

The other memory that may remain is a sub-plot — the rise of the BJP and the decline of the Left in West Bengal. T

15 May 2019 12:04 AM

Will Taliban endorse new Loya Jirga?

Of the 20 or so grand jirgas held since 1700, eight were called in a short period between 2001 and 2019.

14 May 2019 12:05 AM


EC undermined due to weak institutions

The EC is a child of political happenstance and jugaad, not thoughtful institutional strategy.

14 May 2019 12:05 AM

Beyond atmospherics: ‘Populism’ challenges

Winning or losing an election is not so important as it is to learn to engage in democratic politics.

13 May 2019 12:07 AM

US hostility towards Pak is driven by China rivalry

The recently announced US South Asia Policy is predicated on India’s regional domination.

13 May 2019 12:05 AM

Hard times ahead for Nehru reform legacy

Ambedkar wanted to introduce other changes, all of them relating to the inheritance rights of the women of the family.

12 May 2019 12:00 AM

Are humans driving Earth to extinction?

To satisfy this huge and growing need, economies will most likely continue to use the very methods that this damning UN report indicts.

11 May 2019 12:59 AM


Palestinians’ dream of return slowly fading away

Lebanon, the smallest of the countries, accepted more refugees in proportion to its local population.

10 May 2019 6:55 AM

Dead or living: Whose report are we seeking?

Many among the minorities, especially Muslims, live in a state of insecurity and fear in the wake of lynchings in the name of protecting the cow.

10 May 2019 12:04 AM

May 23: Is the answer blowing in the wind?

It would have been unthinkable only a few weeks ago that the BJP would even countenance such a possibility.

09 May 2019 12:08 AM

US-sponsored coup a flop, Venezuela will chart its course

The transmitted images were framed in such a way as to disguise the paucity of the personnel.

09 May 2019 12:05 AM

Foreign policy options after May 23 verdict

In India, the Narendra Modi government’s changes in foreign policy are both cosmetic and substantive.

08 May 2019 12:31 AM


Deterrents to Afghan peace on all sides, address them

The US has been clear that ties can only improve once Pakistan is deemed to have delivered adequately in Afghanistan.

08 May 2019 12:09 AM

A conundrum for Imran: To find the right strategy to run party, nation

Even if one were to disregard ethics, for which cricket is known, running Pakistan is not a game of cricket.

07 May 2019 2:40 AM

A strange duality casts a shadow over election

The Annual Survey of Education Report 2018 records that one-third of those schooled till Class 8 cannot even read a Class 2 text.

07 May 2019 1:47 AM

A lack of grace and wit: Sad story of Polls 2019

It would have been interesting even if the two spoke from the same stage, spelling out their respective views of what they want to do.

06 May 2019 12:32 AM

To end jihad in Lanka, jobs are not the mantra

There are many others in the Muslim world who fall into the category of educated, well-off killers.

06 May 2019 12:27 AM