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Nationalism is not the preserve of one party

Nationalism had become sanctified in the lexicon of not only India’s political leaders but also its intellectual elite.

14 Mar 2019 7:24 AM

Algeria govt has a lot to answer for

A long civil war followed, a devastating contest for ascendancy between Islamist insurgents and the state in which civilians paid the highest price.

14 Mar 2019 12:38 AM

GSP: Why US striking India off list hurts America too

Negotiations have been underway, with the US government pressing India to not impose such price caps.

13 Mar 2019 1:39 AM

Politics of religion has no room as India rises

The five southern states are free of religious divisiveness as are West Bengal and Odisha in the east.

13 Mar 2019 1:38 AM

In a war-torn world, science gives us hope, offers wonders

While the idea has remained intact, the development of the device itself has been gone in two ways, depending on the scientists involved.

12 Mar 2019 2:36 AM


Why Delhi should talk to all sides in Kashmir

Second, the grey eminence of the accession was his sworn enemy, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, whom Jawaharlal Nehru had forced on him.

12 Mar 2019 2:36 AM

Pak’s moment of truth over fresh ban on jihadi groups

The military has a few rehabilitation centres for militant detainees but civilian law-enforcement agencies lack such capacities.

11 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

Will Balakot airstrike be Modi’s winning card?

The Pulwama suicide attack is part of a running battle with jihadi groups like the JeM and Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT).

11 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

A shrill campaign won’t fetch BJP Balakot votes

The controversy about what damage was caused by our airstrike, is entirely irrelevant.

10 Mar 2019 12:32 AM

Seek answers for Pulwama, dissent precisely during crises

Britain showed prime minister Neville Chamberlain the door during the Second World War.

10 Mar 2019 12:05 AM


By failing to unite, Oppn seems to forget history

The test before the Oppn parties is to at least get the narrative right even though they appear to have failed in getting their arithmetic right.

09 Mar 2019 6:47 AM

The missing link in the national security debate

The target was a training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, the terrorist group which claimed responsibility for the Pulwama suicide bomber attack.

08 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Walk the talk on war, but consider the costs

India barely spends 1.5 per cent of its GDP on defence — two-thirds of it on military salaries and pensions and current costs.

07 Mar 2019 1:21 AM

Dream of world Communism: Simply a fantasy a century back?

The founding congress of the Third International almost didn't achieve its objective, though.

07 Mar 2019 1:18 AM

Hit hard at Pak terror, but keep hype in check

The unfortunate part is the political leadership's role in adding to the overall confusion.

06 Mar 2019 2:45 AM


World needs more women as mediators for peace

The countries that have experienced war on a large scale have now grown into major exporters of war weapons.

05 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Oppn ‘Grand Alliance’ faces bigger challenge

The Congress and the CPI(M) have been co-opted in February as part of the coalition of regional parties against the BJP.

05 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

After Pulwama, Balakot: Tone down the rhetoric

India will still have to fight the war against terror groups like the JeM and the Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT).

04 Mar 2019 12:07 AM

Cricket turns into a pawn as India-Pak tensions rise

Cricket had previously served as the basis for imagining peace, and now as a means of punishment.

04 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

Did India kill 300 terrorists in Balakot?

Pakistan claimed that it had deliberately targeted open spaces around the military bases to demonstrate its capacity to retaliate.

03 Mar 2019 1:08 AM