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Our polls are fought on claims, not facts

In India the narrative of an election is often controlled by the Opposition rather than the ruling party.

21 Oct 2018 12:27 AM

MJ has betrayed those he influenced

The revelations about his assaults on young women mean that his reputation and all that he has stood for is in tatters for all time, and rightly.

14 Oct 2018 2:23 AM

Not much to cheer in BJP’s time in power

The economy has not grown faster in the last five years than it did during the ten years before this government took power.

07 Oct 2018 1:51 AM

The idea of Hindu rashtra is vague

Prohibition of alcohol and cow slaughter already exist in our laws in some form and in many states.

30 Sep 2018 5:28 AM

We need more women in politics

Certainly the lack of adequate representation of women in politics is not because of a lack of talent.

23 Sep 2018 2:41 AM

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How marginalised create space for themselves

Azad calls himself “Ravan”, to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive.

16 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

Politics must reflect our rights

A century before Turing, the great English author Oscar Wilde was also convicted for the crime of being a homosexual.

09 Sep 2018 7:02 AM

Law never takes its own course in India

As we now know, the Supreme Court is to hear this again on September 6. Many of us will be watching what it does with great interest.

02 Sep 2018 12:08 AM

Government by Twitter

Some Ministers have been quick to grasp the power and reach of micro- blogging sites.

26 Aug 2018 6:36 AM

Denying foreign aid to Kerala is cruelty

The Kerala government says that the United Arab Emirates has offered Rs 700 crore which the government in Delhi said it would not accept.

26 Aug 2018 5:46 AM

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Remembering two famous men who left us

Naipaul was disliked by almost everyone in India who had read his book (not many have) or were familiar with what he said because of media reports.

19 Aug 2018 1:15 AM

Why referendum is not a good idea

A referendum is a general vote on a single political question, usually with a yes/no answer that the nation must provide.

12 Aug 2018 4:58 AM

Is Atithi Devo Bhava still an Indian credo?

Those of us who think of ourselves as Hindus, must consider what the true meaning of being Hindu is in light of such instruction from our texts.

05 Aug 2018 5:50 AM

We’re not at war, but we’re never at peace

The south and the east of India are different, but then those differences exist inside India as well.

29 Jul 2018 12:58 AM

No-trust motion exposed disarray in Oppn

Perhaps the real intent then was for the Opposition to launch its campaign for 2019 through this effort.

22 Jul 2018 12:08 AM

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Khan set to tread his seniors’ path

It may be strange now but Mr Sharif was once exactly in the same position as Mr Khan today is.

15 Jul 2018 5:51 AM

Why parties are formed

Certainly the BJP seems to believe it and the two leaders named above have expressed it repeatedly.

08 Jul 2018 12:51 AM

The story of India and its lynch mobs

The regularity and frequency with which these killings happen is itself a story.

01 Jul 2018 5:37 AM

Don’t confuse ‘Right’ with Hindutva

Roy’s reply was that she had never had an association with any Left party.

24 Jun 2018 6:20 AM

Why India lacks a football culture

India is ranked 97th in the world and is not playing in the World Cup.

17 Jun 2018 12:13 AM

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