Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter diplomacy is exemplary, that’s why her threat to Amazon jars. Das may just have retirement blues.
The boat tragedy dents Nitish Kumar’s claim to good governance in Bihar.
As circuses struggle globally, America’s oldest troupe calls it quits.
The authorities also took away thousands of wreaths put at the Tiananmen Gate in memory of the later premier, Chou Enlai.
New Delhi’s frustration with Beijing ought not lead it into a too-quick embrace of a US-led military alliance
Panel proposes making English compulsory in schools, but more steps are needed to improve learning outcomes
Tata Sons chooses an accomplished insider to steer the group after Mistry’s stormy exit. He has his task cut out
Supreme Court does well to underline again: prior restraint on media violates Constitutional guarantee of free speech
A traditional dish gets a new take, with invention spicing up modern cooking
Why does Lalu need a pension? Surely, the Sarvodaya leader would have disapproved
RBI governor is right — structural reform and public expenditure are key to growth
Iconic reporter’s Soviet adventure is relaunched, adding colour to black-and-white views
The failure of the northeast monsoon will impact the economy of southern India. Government must plan ahead.
“We should talk and we should negotiate,” he said.
As illiberal winds gust harder, Obama pleads compellingly for a measured calm in politics.
Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi is back with film on land alienation. Politics takes a reel view for now.
He was to be posted in one of the Arab countries, most likely Kuwait.
Meryl Streep’s ‘dissent’ glittered but Bollywood’s ‘assent’ can outshine it.
Demonetisation process raises troubling questions over the way government has treated RBI. Central bank needs to assert.
Bedi has some good ideas about governance. She undermines them by painting government as adversary, herself as saviour.
SOAS students’ union’s demand to remove western philosophers is misplaced. The push ought to be for diversity.
They were General Chen Hsi-lien, the Peking garrison commander, and the Capital’s mayor, Wu De.
The Chhattisgarh government must investigate police personnel accused of rape and assault of tribal women.
The death of Ayatollah Rafsanjani has implications for reforms in Iran and India’s prospects there .
The onus is on the Centre to build a consensus on contentious issues with the states
Radical public policy reforms are necessary to end crimes against women
With his huge talent, Om Puri conquered cinema, stage, TV — and boundaries
Making Delhi’s central business district car free will add to the city’s vitality
Government should listen to his warnings about a looming crisis in rural India.
Captain Cool quits as skipper of ODI team, with minimum fuss and at the right time
The Dravidian majors of Tamil Nadu have new leaders at the helm. Stalin and Sasikala need to break free of old paradigms
Opposition to advancing the Union budget on account of assembly elections is misplaced
The shrill and threatening tone of the West Bengal chief minister undermines the force of her argument.
There are good reasons to fight over a bicycle. Ask the Samajwadis.
Like the general election, the battle in assembly polls is between regional titans and the prime minister’s appeal.
Mehta, in turn, has consulted the BLD, Jan Sangh and the Socialist Party, and sent his reply to the PM.