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Shobhaa De | Who has created the real ‘Gondhal’ in Maharashtra?

Eknath Shinde’s rise from an autorickshaw driver to the chief minister of Maharashtra reads like a movie script

08 Jul 2022 11:55 PM

Anand K. Sahay | Will BJP gobble up Sena? Keep eye on Maha tussle

The new CM could hardly have been more unembarrassed and forthright, or less boastful of placing deceit in the service of his ambition

08 Jul 2022 12:19 AM

Dilip Cherian | UP plans to hire retired officers to probe serving IAS bureaucrats

A panel headed by the state CS Durga Shankar, including other senior IAS officers, will recommend names of candidates suitable for the job

07 Jul 2022 12:00 AM

Shikha Mukerjee | Modi holds the middle as BJP moves further Right

The inclusivity and development mantra invoked by Mr Modi was clearly aimed at appeasing the apprehensive among the voters

06 Jul 2022 11:33 PM

Skand Tayal | A rejuvenated Nato now casts its gaze towards the Asia-Pacific

China is against Seoul and Tokyo joining Nato’s plans to strengthen its foothold in the Indo-Pacific region

06 Jul 2022 7:33 AM

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Mohan Guruswamy | Rewriting history, with an open mind or empty mind?

In recent years, the Sangh Parivar’s historians have been seeking to revise history to suit some of their ideological peculiarities

06 Jul 2022 7:21 AM

Aakar Patel | State’s targeting of Zubair, others will make India’s rise even harder

It is the Union govt’s agencies under home minister Amit Shah that have been misusing their vast powers to destroy the lives of citizens

04 Jul 2022 11:51 PM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Nato, Ukraine, Russia: Why India should go its own way

India has no option but to join the West in ganging up on both China and Russia, and that this alone shapes Indian foreign policy

04 Jul 2022 11:37 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Many twists in Maha drama: Will Shinde be actual victor?

The ongoing political drama in Maharashtra, with its interesting twists and turns, may not have really ended with the swearing-in of Shinde

03 Jul 2022 11:56 PM

Kishwar Desai | Pubs, Wimbledon site of reunions; women’s footie is flavour of season

Sports are great for bonding and especially cricket where India is also in the fray

03 Jul 2022 11:55 PM

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Manish Tewari | Scrap defection law, find a new way to ensure probity

The fact remains that over the past 37 years the anti-defection law has failed to fulfil the foremost objective for which it was enacted

02 Jul 2022 11:43 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | The uninterrupted cigarette of love

Nothing defines love, or for that matter allows you to experience love in its elemental sense, than bittersweet separation and anticipation

02 Jul 2022 11:22 PM

Saeed Naqvi | Most US allies are getting tired of a prolonged war in Ukraine

That Russia was consistently 'provoked' has been clear as daylight since 1998 when the US Senate voted in favour of Nato expansion

02 Jul 2022 11:08 PM

Anand K. Sahay | Back Murmu for Prez: It’s a big social shift for India

If someone from such a background is elevated to the presidency, will it be such a bad thing when we consider India’s diversity?

01 Jul 2022 11:50 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Will BoJo and his chamchi Clueless get me deported to Rwanda soon?

The irony, gentle readers, is devastating and one would cry if one didn’t laugh

01 Jul 2022 11:39 PM

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Patralekha Chatterjee | It’s time to reclaim our minds, dial down hate

The impact of toxic hate speeches and hate crimes in recent years has gone deep into the gut of our society

01 Jul 2022 12:04 AM

K.C. Singh | A fine balance? Liberalism on lips; realpolitik at home

The G-7 faced especially acute challenges this year as the global effects of Covid-19 pandemic have been compounded by the war in Ukraine

29 Jun 2022 11:55 PM

Amitabha Bhattacharya | ‘Like a meteor’: An IAS officer’s reminiscences on NTR’s legacy

NTR was above pettiness and parochialism, as his vision of Telugu Ganga, one purpose of which was to supply drinking water to Madras, shows

29 Jun 2022 11:55 PM

Dilip Cherian | Protocol chief background to help India’s new UN envoy

Like good wine, protocol often sets the mood and creates the right atmospherics for the serious diplomatic business that is being conducted

29 Jun 2022 7:24 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | If Ukraine war goes on, no return to status quo

We can only hope that the present doesn’t emulate the past to make the future murkier, darker and dirtier

29 Jun 2022 7:15 AM

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