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Punjab’s secular ethos beat campaign of hate

The constituency is also home to the notable city of Chamkaur Sahib.

09 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Strong-arm tactics have cast a chill on the media

The judgement mentions the pressure that the Dawn and Geo media groups are being subjected to.

09 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Maldives & Sri Lanka: PM starts with a bang

The presence of the Indian Prime Minister thus sends a strong signal of Indian solidarity with democratic forces in the Maldives. F

08 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Modi 2.0: Governance to need a frugal touch

The government must redeem its earlier commitment to reduce the FD to 2.5 per cent of GDP over five years.

07 Jun 2019 12:06 AM

Modi Doctrine 2.0: Get set, go; sky is the limit!

The intent is to aim bigger and rise faster to a level that India deserves in world affairs.

06 Jun 2019 12:00 AM


Anti-migrant rage alive and well, Farage’s EU win shows

Farage exploited these grievances during the 2016 EU referendum, and has successfully done so ever since.

05 Jun 2019 2:49 AM

Diverse visions of India: Bigger battles lie ahead

Language embodies the culture of the place and even then it fails, at least in India.

05 Jun 2019 2:45 AM

Preserving 18th Amendment may be key to Pak’s ‘federal’ future

Public health and hospitals, however, have vested exclusively in the provinces since the Government of India Act, 1935.

04 Jun 2019 12:10 AM

Didi needs to shift, offer Bengal a brighter future

A secular Trinamul Congress frantically courting minority Muslims has no chance against the juggernaut of these forces that the BJP spearheads.

04 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Modi’s huge mandate to be a heavy burden

The second Modi government is on its own, and it will be expected not to commit the blunders of its first term.

03 Jun 2019 1:07 AM


Kids need to use vacation time more productively

All of the above is very important for individual growth and for having a more balanced personality.

03 Jun 2019 1:03 AM

2019 signals decline of caste, dynastic politics

Tejaswi Yadav in Bihar, at the helm of the RJD only because he is the anointed son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, could not win a single seat in Bihar.

02 Jun 2019 12:11 AM

LK loyalists lose sleep, Vijayvargiya toast of town

Sushma Swaraj opted out of the Lok Sabha election for health reasons.

02 Jun 2019 12:04 AM

Modi 2.0: PM tries out new talent to run govt

The collective leadership that the BJP was known for became a matter of the past and in its place there emerged a political duopoly.

01 Jun 2019 12:35 AM

Why it’s vital to ‘decolonise’ to bring about real equality

Today too our system of “justice” is largely retributive and reinforces the privileges of dominant elites, and particularly state functionaries.

01 Jun 2019 12:30 AM


Modi’s welfarism: Some action, a lot of emotion

Modi framed the gas cylinder scheme not just as something that would reduce indoor air pollution but also empower the poorest.

31 May 2019 12:00 AM

Rocky days for Europe: The centre cannot hold!

The Conservative and Labour parties have paid heavily for incompetence on the one hand, and duplicity on the other.

30 May 2019 6:39 AM

Why ‘moderate’ Muslims need to speak loudly against terror

They may not represent the Islam that moderate Muslims know and follow, but their actions are inspired by their own version or interpretation of it.

29 May 2019 1:00 AM

What Congress must do to save itself from itself

The job should go to someone like Mr Chidambaram, who can draft what the party’s approach should be to the new political situation in the country.

29 May 2019 1:00 AM

What 2019 poll results portend for our future

One face of India seemed to project unmitigated gloom and despair.

28 May 2019 2:01 AM