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Jaitley bows out

Jaitley's contribution to the Modi government and the BJP has been of a high order.

30 May 2019 12:03 AM

Kohli & Co hopes high as World Cup begins

As Team India captain and the team's leading batsman, on whose success much revolves, Virat Kohli carries the expectations of over a billion Indians.

30 May 2019 12:01 AM

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