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No one killed Andhra’s Kodela

The government was trying to bring him to book. If he felt humiliated or harassed, there was judicial recourse available to him.

18 Sep 2019 1:39 AM

Why is SC giving so much leeway to govt?

It’s surprising the bench didn’t question the government lawyers’ assertions that newspapers in Kashmir were coming out as before.

18 Sep 2019 1:36 AM

Tragedies waiting to happen

A human carnage is always waiting to happen. And our tragedy is we still don’t care.

17 Sep 2019 1:16 AM

Saudi oil facility attack raises serious concerns

This isn’t good news for the world’s economic health. India has special reasons to worry.

17 Sep 2019 1:14 AM

Economy: Too little too late

The govt will soon run out of money to be able to incentivise the revival on a scale needed to bolster the GDP growth in a $2.7 trillion economy.

16 Sep 2019 2:14 AM


For a diverse India, Hindi call is divisive

Their cultural identities are not to be submerged in this overtly political move to promote Hindi as a national language.

16 Sep 2019 2:12 AM

Callous politicos, unsafe city

Laws exist prohibiting the display of banners, but they are followed in the breach while court orders pass by politicians like idle wind.

15 Sep 2019 6:57 AM

Can Sonia steady the Congress ship?

Nevertheless, Ms Gandhi can be said to be facing the toughest test of her life.

15 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Of apples, gravity & GDP

Mankind has come a long way since Albert Einstein’s genius postulated the Theory of Relativity in the 20th century. 

14 Sep 2019 12:15 AM

Citizenship rows threat to India’s cohesiveness

This idea of granting citizenship on the basis of religion is repugnant to the principle of democracy.

14 Sep 2019 12:11 AM


Andhra clampdown ill-advised

A government which delivers to people has nothing to worry about.

13 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Speaker’s views on caste let India down

Individuals of all caste or religious groups, including those of Brahmins, have made noteworthy contributions in all aspects of national life.

13 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Tabrez killers have it easy

In Pehlu Khan’s case too, of cow-lynching that drew global attention, the accused got away due to police laxity.

12 Sep 2019 2:31 AM

Why it’s now time for Boris Johnson to go

The man who became PM by choosing to go with public opinion narrowly in favour of exiting the European Union is now caught in a cleft stick.

12 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Allow appeals on MV excesses

A lorry driver was asked to pay Rs 87,000, that may exceed his annual earnings.

11 Sep 2019 2:36 AM


Congress, rest of Opposition in disarray after defeat?

This is hurting the very idea of political choice in a democracy at a difficult juncture.

11 Sep 2019 2:33 AM

IAS officers’ act of dissent

The emphasis is on national thinking, even though the Kashmir Valley is thousands of kilometers away from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

10 Sep 2019 12:03 AM

Afghanistan: India must play a purposeful role

It was evident for some time that the US wanted to exit Afghanistan for domestic reasons, leaving behind a skeletal counter-terrorism force.

10 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Legends feel their years

The question is how long these champions will defy time to stretch their unsurpassed feats.

09 Sep 2019 5:01 AM

Why the cops booked Shehla, and not BBC

These exaggerations by the state come in a vacuum created in the last week by the dwindling reportage on Kashmir in the mainstream print media.

09 Sep 2019 4:58 AM