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Pink cricket in India, at last

Spotting the ball in twilight isn't easy and the pink ball tends to do a lot more in playing tricks off the surface.

22 Nov 2019 2:28 AM

NRC volte-face raises spectre of turbulence

The issues involved in the discussion so far also throw up conceptual wrongheadedness about mixing up citizenship with religion.

22 Nov 2019 2:20 AM

US sets a bad example

It’s also a deeper message to American Jews, whose votes Mr Trump needs as he seeks re-election next year.

21 Nov 2019 2:19 AM

Why can’t Farooq, PC attend Winter Session?

Their imprisonment is a sorry reflection on the working of our democracy.

21 Nov 2019 2:18 AM

Plain sailing for govt in House

The government faced no trouble on any count, but the alarm is growing over the economy.

20 Nov 2019 2:24 AM


Govt backlash intensifies against the idea of JNU

JNU is India’s foremost university in terms of the quality of its knowledge production.

20 Nov 2019 2:19 AM

Ayodhya: SC review advisable

The court accepts the Babri Masjid stood for 464 years until its 1992 demolition by lawless mobs led by top BJP and VHP leaders.

19 Nov 2019 12:07 AM

Sri Lanka comes full circle with Gota win

China’s rising heft, both militarily and diplomatically is not easily countered. By Delhi or Colombo.

19 Nov 2019 12:00 AM

Rafale verdict regrettable

The three-judge ruling was co-authored by outgoing Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S.K. Kaul.

16 Nov 2019 12:02 AM

Supreme Court call on Sabarimala is counterintuitive

SC has also kept the review petitions on an issue that has been agitating the minds of a lot of people, especially in South India, pending.

16 Nov 2019 12:00 AM


Primacy of RTI upheld

The law can only lay down the broad principle that transparency be seen as a desirable quality in the running of the administration.

15 Nov 2019 5:21 AM

SC ruling on MLAs to encourage defections

As such, upon incurring disqualification, the members are not debarred from contesting the coming byelections for 15 Assembly seats.

15 Nov 2019 12:00 AM

Maharashtra power games belie expectations

Since the Sena was now dealing with ideological rivals it was a reasonable assumption that extra time will be needed to stitch things up.

14 Nov 2019 1:25 AM

Arrests in Telangana draconian

Dissent and free speech must be perceived, pragmatically, like the whistle of a pressure cooker.

14 Nov 2019 1:20 AM

Govt needs to exit oil, banking, rail freight

The policy mess-up led to job losses, lower consumption and a resultant lower investment.

13 Nov 2019 4:50 AM


An exemplary officer

Tirunelli Narayanaiyer Seshan established not only the credibility of the counting but also of the entire electoral process.

13 Nov 2019 12:29 AM

Women have come a long way

Indian batswomen like Harmandeep Kaur showed that they are not all that much less than men in aggressive batting and playing the big strokes.

12 Nov 2019 3:08 AM

Ayodhya ruling: Many questions unanswered

It is necessary to underscore this as such a view was clearly not taken in 1992.

12 Nov 2019 3:05 AM

Victims of vendetta politics

The government is withdrawing the Special Protection Group (SPG) cover previously provided to the Gandhi Parivar.

11 Nov 2019 12:15 AM

Amid chill, India, Pak lose Kartarpur opportunity

Indeed, Mr Khan, showing poor judgment, raked up not just Kashmir but also made comments on the Ayodhya verdict.

11 Nov 2019 12:00 AM