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Sunanda K. Datta Ray | Crisis over Ukraine poses fresh challenge for Modi

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is too burdened with the weight of European history, nuclear one-upmanship and Cold War rivalry

15 Mar 2022 12:09 AM

Aakar Patel | The real reason for BJP’s huge UP triumph: Not ‘development’

Election victories sanctify the actions of a political party; they do not validate them

14 Mar 2022 11:33 PM

Chandrakant Lahariya | A new worry: How we need to ‘live with Covid’ in India

The daily new Covid-19 cases in the country have come down to around 4,000 to 5,000, the lowest in 22 months since May 2020

14 Mar 2022 3:14 AM

Kishwar Desai | Her Majesty still not well enough; Ukraine, oil bills trouble one & all

She is 95 and has just completed 70 years on the throne which is a record for Great Britain

14 Mar 2022 2:01 AM

Sucheta Dasgupta | Why can’t we be friends?

Why is ‘women’s safety’ a bugbear? Is slut-shaming and middle-class paranoia not its effect but its cause?

13 Mar 2022 2:46 AM


Manish Tewari | How the West obtusely midwifed a world order

The North Atlantic Treaty organisation (Nato) brought into existence in April 1949 with the United States as its fundamental linchpin

13 Mar 2022 1:31 AM

Sucheta Dasgupta | Festival of ideas

Big minds jousted spiritedly on JLF-2022’s hybrid arena

12 Mar 2022 2:24 AM

Shikha Mukerjee | New dynamic as politics in India reshapes itself

In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has won, while the Congress has become a virtual presence, as has the BSP

12 Mar 2022 2:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | There’s a price for supporting democracy: Are we ready to pay?

Not buying Russian gas and oil may cause serious problems there. But then, supporting democracy, even nascent ones, always has a price

12 Mar 2022 1:24 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | After its UP triumph, BJP must deliver governance

The Muslims in UP and the BJP must now come to terms with each other

11 Mar 2022 10:49 AM


Anand K. Sahay | Do poll results indicate a basic transformation of India’s polity?

Once the Congress goes down, effectively speaking, it is hard to think of any regional party being able to stand up enough to give a fight

11 Mar 2022 3:37 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Don’t treat the pandemic like yesterday’s story, yet

We need to also remember that Omicron arrived last year just when the endgame enthusiasm was gathering momentum

10 Mar 2022 2:54 AM

Dilip Cherian | Whistleblower Khemka gets promoted; new rules for DIGs

Centre has now dropped the empanelment rule for central deputation of DIG-level IPS officers

10 Mar 2022 1:06 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | War and peace in Europe: Arms sellers real winners

War is a good time to create wealth and ensure healthy balance sheets

09 Mar 2022 3:29 AM

Sanjay Kumar | The challenges and the risks over exit polls

It is challenging as there is hardly any other business where the product’s quality is put to the test as quickly as it is with an exit poll

09 Mar 2022 2:50 AM


Shikha Mukerjee | India’s women must move on from hijabs, kitchens…

Women’s participation as workers has declined, though more girls complete school education and enter colleges and professional programmes

08 Mar 2022 3:59 AM

Aakar Patel | Why voters still re-elect govts despite failures on jobs, growth

This piece is not about the parties and elections but about the voter, and why they vote in the way they do

08 Mar 2022 3:32 AM

Sanjaya Baru | East-West psy-war: India in the battle of narratives

The battle of narratives is very much a part of modern warfare, with real time coverage of news

07 Mar 2022 3:46 AM

Anita Katyal | Strange why MEA kept out of Kiev; Congress in Goa tries to stay united

Congress insiders fear that if Mr Lobo is not adequately rewarded, he may cross over again and take away five to seven legislators with him

07 Mar 2022 12:54 AM

Shashi Warrier | Hobgoblin in the house

We’ve named it Kuttichathan, Malayalam for hobgoblin

06 Mar 2022 1:55 AM