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Kishwar Desai | Big hats are all the rage after Jubilee; Charles in shock at Priti’s asylum plan

Home secretary Priti Patel has shocked everyone by executing a bold scheme to transport all illegal immigrants to Rwanda

19 Jun 2022 11:13 PM

Ranjona Banerji | Aah... the folly of youth ’twas to ‘other’ the old!

It’s not about how old you are. Maybe it’s about how old you make yourself out to be

19 Jun 2022 12:18 AM

Why people are avoiding news; and what must be done to fix things

Only 42 per cent of respondents said they trust news

19 Jun 2022 12:09 AM

Manish Tewari | The deterrence dynamic in India-China-Pak triad

No First Use benchmark was considered unique to Chinese strategic thinking

18 Jun 2022 11:40 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Trouble mounts for BoJo all over UK: Will Rwanda come to rescue?

Today the British government claims that Rwanda is the safest, most progressive, internationally engaged country in Africa

17 Jun 2022 11:02 PM


Patralekha Chatterjee | A breakdown of governance? We need healing, rule of law

A bulldozer is not an accessory of good governance. And stone pelting is not the way to progress

17 Jun 2022 9:24 PM

Saeed Naqvi | The Prophet stir: If communalism hurtles at velocity, where’ll it crash?

Has the RSS & BJP plugged their ears so firmly that Atal Behari Vajpayee’s whisper doesn’t reach them:

17 Jun 2022 1:39 AM

Chandrakant Lahariya | Can ‘monkeypox’ disease develop into a pandemic?

In the ongoing monkeypox outbreak, it will not be surprising if one or more cases are reported from India as well

17 Jun 2022 1:21 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Arms and the West: Global effect of the war in Europe

The ongoing European conflict is a grand opportunity for the arms makers, suppliers and middlemen to make their mega bucks

15 Jun 2022 11:47 PM

Anand K. Sahay | Will Modi’s balancing act work as world eyes India?

The Nupur Sharma affair stinks, and the handling of the matter by the BJP and the Narendra Modi government is less than edifying

14 Jun 2022 11:55 PM


Dilip Cherian | Centre eases off on changes in IAS cadre service rules

In 2021, only 10 per cent of mid-level IAS officers were posted with the Union government, a sharp dip from 19 per cent in 2014

14 Jun 2022 11:00 PM

India-UK ties at 75: Looking back, moving forward

A mutually beneficial knowledge-intensive partnership between India and UK is the next gear both countries should be accelerating

14 Jun 2022 3:28 PM

K C Singh | After Gulf blowback, do a rethink, save India image

Rivalry between Iran and the GCC Arabs complicates India's balancing act

14 Jun 2022 7:04 AM

Aakar Patel | What govt, BJP must do so that India doesn’t get pressured

BJP must not do things that give the outside world a chance to lecture us

14 Jun 2022 6:53 AM

Sanjaya Baru | The race for Raisina Hill: Who’ll be our next Prez?

Enjoying the PM’s trust is a primary qualification for the job

13 Jun 2022 2:41 AM


BJP wins Rajya Sabha poll cliffhangers

Congress edged out in Haryana, Sena candidate loses to Maharashtra BJP

12 Jun 2022 6:54 AM

Shashi Warrier | Variant-shopping and the booster consultation

'If the bloody virus is manmade, it makes sense to develop a vaccine for it, too'

12 Jun 2022 3:43 AM

Pavan K. Varma | A publishing wasteland: India needs translations

Somehow, foreign recognition is very important to us Indians

12 Jun 2022 2:24 AM

Anita Katyal | Convalescing Sonia has Danish muse; Nupur saga opens prospects for Naqvi

The decision to deny a Rajya Sabha seat to Naqvi created quite a stir since he is the only Muslim minister in the Modi government

12 Jun 2022 1:19 AM

Shobhaa De | Friends with ‘fringe’ benefits come with a huge price tag

History has demonstrated over and over again that all it takes for mighty empires to crumble and fall is one fatal mistake

11 Jun 2022 3:42 AM