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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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Modernity doesn’t lie in things, but mindset

Japan is more advanced than Europe without doubt and certainly far more advanced than China.

10 Jun 2018 5:33 AM

How will Modi manage khichdi coalition?

Regional parties that are not currently in it but have been at one time, like some of the Tamilian parties, may join in.

03 Jun 2018 12:58 AM

What does the Opposition show of unity signify?

TRS chief minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao did come to Bengaluru to meet the Gowdas but he did not join the unity rally for this reason.

27 May 2018 12:08 AM

Anti-defection law does more harm than good

The anti-defection law essentially removes the conscience of the elected representative and is thus a blow to democracy and constitutionalism.

20 May 2018 5:34 AM

Nuclear tests and the futility of it all

According to sources, Pakistan today is actually ahead of us in terms of the number of nuclear devices it has produced.

13 May 2018 5:40 AM

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A Jallianwala Bagh of our own making

The democratic Government of India, just like the colonial government, sees citizens as a nuisance.

06 May 2018 12:32 AM

What’s the secret agenda of PM’s China visit?

The government has said there is no agenda but it is clear that Modi is not there for tourism.

29 Apr 2018 5:59 AM

Majoritarianism is never inclusive

The first few decades of Congress rule hid the fact that we Indians are also like our brothers in Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

22 Apr 2018 12:55 AM

Death sentence won’t stop rapes

In 2016, the total number of rape cases registered in India was 38,947 and there were over 106,000 crimes against children.

15 Apr 2018 6:11 AM

It’s tough unifying Hindus across the board

It is easier to unify the 85 per cent against the remaining 15 per cent and that is what usually happens on the subcontinent.

08 Apr 2018 4:20 AM

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