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Don’t muzzle the press

Things are said at the hustings and written in the media as well as social media that may have proved challenging.

29 May 2019 1:00 AM

Neighbourhood focus, no Pak at Modi oath

Modi perhaps felt he could get things going as he was presiding over a BJP with its own strength in Parliament.

29 May 2019 1:00 AM

After Surat, safety thoughts

There are two aspects of safety where Indians are notoriously lax — fire safety and firefighting.

28 May 2019 2:01 AM

Rahul push for change a good sign for Congress

The party would be hard put to find a replacement.

28 May 2019 2:01 AM

Jet must face the music

It's clear anyone on a watchlist would have to take permission to go abroad under conditions that the executive or judiciary may impose.

27 May 2019 12:21 AM


Let’s wait for PM ideas for 2nd term to unfold

By definition, in a secular state, all citizens have equal value. However, the idea of a secular state is anathema to the BJP-RSS.

27 May 2019 12:19 AM

Erroneous to believe Hindutva will end caste

The mahagathbandhan was formed to stop the Modi juggernaut in the country’s largest state.

26 May 2019 12:12 AM

UK needs a leader

The EU began as a much simpler common market and evolved to ease the movement of people also across frontiers.

26 May 2019 12:05 AM

Piquant Dravidian results

The DMK victory may come with the chastening thought that there is no power yet to be had in the state, nor a share of power at the Centre.

25 May 2019 12:00 AM

Cong review should be sensible, practical

The nationwide results have practically handed the BJP a monopoly over national power.

25 May 2019 12:00 AM


Jagan on a roll

The people may have felt this ambition needless while the new state still struggles to build its capital.

24 May 2019 12:05 AM

BJP’s historic victory stuns all opponents

Modi's win can be described as nothing less than historic and sweeping.

24 May 2019 12:00 AM

Open revolt in Karnataka

The Karnataka BJP has 104 legislators, and one Independent; eight short of the Congress-JD(S) combine.

23 May 2019 12:05 AM

Politicians gear up as D-Day is here

The Narendra Modi government's opponents, except a handful, couldn't come together as election allies.

23 May 2019 12:02 AM

Time to talk to Pakistan again?

In a recent interview, Pakistan PM Imran Khan indicated a better chance for resuming contacts if Narendra Modi returned to power.

22 May 2019 1:38 AM


Toppling governments a disservice to democracy

The toppling game in Karnataka has been on even before an inkling of the possible results was given by the exit polls.

22 May 2019 1:32 AM

Aussies spring a surprise

The vote was against Labour’s proposals to curb carbon emissions in ultra-expensive efforts to curb climate change and halt global warming.

21 May 2019 7:07 AM

Are the exit polls right? Just wait for Thursday

There was only a very small increase in the percentage of voting in 2019 over the last Parliament election in 2014.

21 May 2019 1:07 AM

Opposition call for no help to BJP

This is the move the Opposition will try to replicate, unless the Congress can beat the BJP to being the largest party in the Lok Sabha.

20 May 2019 12:01 AM

Federal institutions need to be stronger

The events seen in the duration of the prolonged polls must be seen against the larger canvas of national institutions.

20 May 2019 12:00 AM