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K.C. Singh | To tackle Pak and China, India must divide & win

The question that arises is whether India too has a plan, beyond myth-making and reactive diplomacy

08 Feb 2022 1:26 AM

Sanjaya Baru | More ‘bang for the buck’ in defence: New thinking vital

Defence is the one area where the Union government bears full responsibility for spending and delivering results on that spending

07 Feb 2022 3:38 AM

Saeed Naqvi | Ukraine doesn’t expect invasion; but Biden, Boris build hysteria…

The image of the Western alliance in lockstep, ready to go for Mr Putin’s jugular, isn’t borne out by the facts on the ground

07 Feb 2022 2:16 AM

Sharon Lowen | Friendship in the time of Covid

From the time of our first lockdown, I felt no urge for long phone conversations with friends who were coping in familiar ways

06 Feb 2022 3:01 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Budget ignores real threat in favour of speculative relief

Unemployment is at a 48-year high and three crore graduates are jobless

06 Feb 2022 2:47 AM


Anita Katyal | Modi’s strategic indifference; why Deol not seen in rallies

Phone calls to his office elicit a stock reply that Deol is not keeping well

06 Feb 2022 2:14 AM

Shobhaa De | Wine is nice… Raut and the Rubaiyyat go well together

My problem is not with wine being made available in supermarkets, it is with wine being described as a non-alcoholic drink.

05 Feb 2022 12:37 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | No. 10 parties: BoJo is trying desperately to fend off GoJo

BoJo survives but the nails are being steadily banged into the coffin

05 Feb 2022 12:11 AM

Anand K. Sahay | Modi, Yogi & UP election: High-stakes battle looms

Adityanath is plain bad news, and the praise heaped on him by the leader of the country is palpably false

04 Feb 2022 7:14 AM

Dilip Cherian | Snobby Kerala babus ordered to remove flags on official cars

Even earlier, babus in Kerala had got into trouble for not putting registration number plates on official vehicles

03 Feb 2022 7:16 AM


Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Budget: Good intentions, but bit short on specifics

The expectation is that'growth' will come centre-stage from the next fiscal year as the pandemic becomes a bad memory

03 Feb 2022 7:09 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Modi a political Pied Piper, sets 2024 agenda & a 2047 wish list

Mr Modi has a right to his own dreams and visions for the country, however much we may disagree with its dystopian dimension

02 Feb 2022 7:22 AM

Chandrajit Banerjee | A transformational Budget for high, sustained growth

The Budget has adopted just the right approach for catalysing growth with social inclusion

02 Feb 2022 7:12 AM

Aakar Patel | Can BJP lose its vote share, but still win in UP? Wait for results

The broad patterns tell us that to sweep Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has to retain its vote share of the past three elections

01 Feb 2022 2:34 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | To celebrate the republic, focus on humble Indians

Around 230 million Indians were pushed into poverty during the last 12 months

01 Feb 2022 1:01 AM


Kishwar Desai | Partygate to be watered down; dating fraud the newest menace

Johnson has always managed to survive crisis upon crisis through machinations no one can predict

31 Jan 2022 2:15 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Opp. divide to make it easy for govt in Budget Session

Budget Session of Parliament begins on Monday, January 31, and the first phase will last till February 11

31 Jan 2022 1:38 AM

Shreya Sen-Handley | The good, bad and ugly of midlife blips

With never enough money to research ‘women’s troubles’, this island of no-return is relatively unexplored yet

30 Jan 2022 2:06 AM

Manish Tewari | Budget 22’s key challenge: Employment generation

Every economy runs on four fundamentals employment, consumption, savings, and investment

30 Jan 2022 1:05 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Don’t let hopes fall: Make jobs Budget’s top priority

In the pandemic’s third year, jobs must be the top priority. It’s not enough to depend on any trickle-down theory

28 Jan 2022 11:05 PM