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Congress’ alliance blues

For the BJP this is less of a headache as the saffron party has traditional allies left in only two states now — Maharashtra and Punjab.

10 Feb 2019 12:05 AM

Populism cloud on state Budgets

Any support to farmers should be welcome as they provide the country with food security.

10 Feb 2019 12:00 AM

A dilemma over Sabarimala

Gender equality directs that the same right to worship be bestowed on them as men.

09 Feb 2019 2:15 AM

India needs to shift position on Taliban

As such, New Delhi will be dealing with friends if it chooses to play a part in the coming developments.

09 Feb 2019 2:14 AM

Cheaper EMIs, if banks permit

Given the mismatch in the credit to deposit ratio, there are fears about the possibility of banks not passing on the rate cut to borrowers.

08 Feb 2019 12:02 AM


Timing of ED’s Vadra grilling seems political

It appears the allegation of money-laundering and the possession of properties in London has been made against Ms Gandhi’s husband.

08 Feb 2019 12:01 AM

Trump sends mixed signals

The US President sounded almost like an Indian politician speaking at a time of grave partisanship.

07 Feb 2019 12:14 AM

Mischief by Pak over J&K is nothing new

There was a time in the late 1980s and early 1990s when Pakistan would try and hold a so-called people’s march to the Line of Control.

07 Feb 2019 12:09 AM

In UAE, Pope makes history

Pope made all the right gestures, like arriving in a open Popemobile, unlike his predecessors who used bulletproof vehicles.

06 Feb 2019 2:30 AM

SC takes middle path in CBI-top cop tussle

With his background as SIT chief for the chit fund case, Mr Kumar can offer the CBI useful insights into that scam.

06 Feb 2019 2:30 AM


Bad e-commerce policy

The changes were wrought on the premise that the small Indian retailer and the pop-and-mom stores would benefit from such curbs on the giants.

05 Feb 2019 2:04 AM

Threat of President’s rule looms over Bengal

It is unlikely that any of this might have happened if the Lok Sabha election were not round the corner.

05 Feb 2019 2:04 AM

CBI: New chief, old issues

The message is that governments desire that the CBI be their “caged parrot”.

04 Feb 2019 12:07 AM

Students in fake varsity could test US-India ties

The point to ponder is whether the Indians who enrolled themselves in this manner, by paying a hefty fees to the recruiters, are innocent.

04 Feb 2019 12:03 AM

Trump cornered on wall

Across the Atlantic, as the UK wrestles with the complex problem of Brexit from the EU, it is globalisation that is taking a big hit.

03 Feb 2019 12:24 AM


Budget is part of BJP’s poll pitch

The tax sop is in line with the additional 10 per cent reservation announced for the Hindu upper castes earlier this month.

03 Feb 2019 12:21 AM

Kochhar case: Tip of iceberg

Her case goes far beyond being the handiwork of just one corrupt banker.

02 Feb 2019 1:31 AM

Little for agri sector, Budget silent on jobs

Landowning farmers are still better off than the 10 crore landless labourers, who got nothing in the Budget.

02 Feb 2019 1:31 AM

UP shocker over Mahatma

Savarkar escaped the gallows by a whisker, on technical grounds, in the Gandhi assassination case.

01 Feb 2019 12:16 AM

Obfuscation won’t solve jobs problem

There is something sacrosanct about gathering data, which loses credibility if there is government intervention.

01 Feb 2019 12:15 AM