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Ashok Malik

West Bengal pays price as Didi plays Muslim card

Mobs spread out, burnt down buildings, damaged public property and targeted Hindu houses.

09 Jul 2017 12:18 AM

To share data or not?

Indian companies, however, have different compliance protocols, answerable as they are to the Indian state.

11 Jun 2017 1:28 AM

What’s in a name? A lot, it seems, in politics

Congress politicians and partisans responded to the inauguration of the bridge with a peculiar protest.

28 May 2017 6:13 AM

After raids on Lalu, what will Nitish do?

The use of shell companies is distressingly familiar in India.

18 May 2017 3:54 AM

Why has the BJP’s win made its MPs tense?

The 2014 campaign was a pulsating and historic one but its essential architecture was unorthodox.

30 Apr 2017 12:38 AM


A beef with the State

The cow is a symbol of reverence for many in Indian society.

16 Apr 2017 12:25 AM

Verdict 2017’s lesson: Nurture local leaders

Mr Modi and Amit Shah, the two senior men in the BJP today, are alive to the need to build regional figures and icons.

19 Mar 2017 2:13 AM

Little room for fresh India-Pak initiative

Nawaz Sharif has taken advantage of the transition in the Army to enhance his relative strength.

05 Mar 2017 1:23 AM

Book review: A first-rate study of Pak’s spook headquarters

The ISI’s resurrection and golden hour came in the 1980s, after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan.

26 Feb 2017 1:35 AM

Fighting Islamic State: A trap for India

Sufi shrines, Shia mosques, dargahs, and so on have been systematically attacked in the past decade, in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan.

19 Feb 2017 2:20 AM


Get real! Trump is here to stay

Some 1,250 asylum seekers — largely males from Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan — had sought residency in Australia.

05 Feb 2017 1:07 AM

Trump, Obama & future

American Presidents are also influenced by their social and professional backgrounds.

22 Jan 2017 3:22 AM

Waiting for March 11

If the BSP loses its second successive UP Assembly election, then it may well face an existential crisis.

12 Jan 2017 6:52 AM

‘3 am tweet’ mantri resets MEA

The external affairs ministry is always a difficult place to be in if the PM has a strong diplomatic agenda and foreign policy orientation.

30 Dec 2016 12:55 AM

Shadows of the past loom on 2017

The traditional multilateral architecture of Asia is under strain.

25 Dec 2016 12:48 AM


Succession struggle in political parties

Political parties are not very good at succession planning.

11 Dec 2016 12:15 AM

Some lessons for a less-cash economy

Demonetisation requires a reimagining of bureaucratic regulations and a buy-in from both Union and state governments.

27 Nov 2016 12:47 AM

India, Trump and the future matrix

It is important to understand that Mr Trump has not killed globalisation or international trade.

13 Nov 2016 1:50 AM