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Don’t crowd Mount Everest

Nepal is wrestling with the problem of around 100 dead bodies, to which this climbing season may have added another 11.

04 Jun 2019 12:05 AM

Unseemly incidents a blot on India-Pak ties

The Indian high commissioner’s iftar party incident was highly regrettable and “disappointing”, to use our high commission’s own expression.

04 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Trade row a blip in US ties

American pharmaceutical companies have long been upset over this as they now become uncompetitive.

03 Jun 2019 12:58 AM

Education policy seems more ‘daft’ than ‘draft’

The policy’s pro-Hindi and anti-English thrust is once again sowing the seeds of discord.

03 Jun 2019 12:51 AM

What will top Shah’s agenda?

The scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives special status to J&K, has been in the manifesto of the BJP for decades.

02 Jun 2019 12:00 AM


Economy is Modi 2.0’s first and biggest test

The core issue of livelihood has seen such a dip that a majority of people are worse off than they were, say, 10 years ago.

02 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Didi can’t play sore loser

It’s up to Mamata Banerjee to put her administration in order to exercise her authority as the state’s chief minister.

01 Jun 2019 12:12 AM

Shah gets a boost, some surprises in Team Modi

The second most important inference is that Amit Shah will persist in his role as the second leg of the Modi-Shah diarchy.

01 Jun 2019 12:10 AM

What will Dems do next?

Trump himself was emboldened to declare there was no crime and he stood absolved, targeting the “fake news” crowd!

31 May 2019 12:00 AM

Left’s decline may hurt poor in India

n the Left’s only remaining base, Kerala, the CPI(M) won one seat and the CPI nothing.

31 May 2019 12:00 AM


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