Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
April 2, 201512:25 am

Government must step aside, not bully academic institutions into submission.

April 2, 201512:23 am

Her suffering will not go in vain. Solutions to tobacco are within reach.

April 2, 201512:17 am

Can it assure the people its anti-terror law will not be wantonly misused, like other such legislation?

April 2, 201512:16 am

New focus by Sebi and government on easing problems faced by start-ups was long overdue.

April 2, 201512:11 am

Nigeria has surprised the world with its presidential election. It could be a model for other African states.

April 2, 20159:00 am
Arvind kejriwal, aam aadmi party, aap, aap rift, aap members, yogendra yadav, prashant bhushan, aap sting, aapsting, arvind kejriwal sting, sting, shailaja bajpai columns

We watched the party implode. It wasn’t a pretty sight.

April 2, 201512:09 am
barefoot college, solar power, rural solar solutions, rural solar power, solar power indian villages, solar power villages, bunker roy, bunker roy columns, indian express columns

A Gandhian partnership model involving women could help the electrification of villages.

April 2, 201512:09 am
Barack Obama, Lausanne, Hassan Rouhani, atal bihari vajpayee, narendra modi, manmohan singh, nuclear power, india nuclear power, usa nuclear power, afghanisthan nuclear power, nuclear, nuclear talks, c rajamohan columns

A nuclear agreement could end the long confrontation between Iran and the West — and also open up diplomatic space for India.

April 1, 201512:26 am

In Bangladesh, battle against Islamists is taking a decisive turn. India must back this struggle.

April 1, 201512:24 am
express editorial , editorial, Narendra Modi, Land Acquisition Act,Peoples democracy, CPM, NDA, BJP, New Age, S. Sudhakar Reddy, A.B. Bardhan , Congress

Do these changes being made by the Modi government not suggest that PM Modi is bringing them to benefit both the foreign and domestic corporates

April 1, 201512:21 am

How inventors have turned science fiction into prediction.

April 1, 201512:17 am
express column, column, T. Sailo, Mizoram, security operation, Mizoram insurgency, Lunglei, Mizo National Front, British Indian army, Danapur Cantonment, Indira Gandhi

Former Mizoram Chief Minister T. Sailo spoke up against the conduct of security operations during the Mizo insurgency

April 1, 201512:11 am
supreme court, jat quota, narendra modi, jat quota scrapped, govt review jat quota, jat, delhi news

As with 66A, SC could use the ‘void for vagueness’ doctrine to strike it down.

April 1, 201512:25 am
express clumn, column, defence ministry, Manohar Parikar, Cabinet committee, defence staff, cheif defence staff, CDS, Integrated Defence Staff, Indian Military, Indian Defence, Morarji Desai, FDI

A chief of defence staff is a good idea. But first, let’s debate the challenges of higher defence management

April 1, 201512:08 am

The main task of the next cabinet secretary must be civil service reform.

April 1, 201512:00 am
express column, column, NDA, democracy, parliament, Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha, Congress, Naveen Patnaik

Different parties rule at state and national levels. It is not yet clear if this is a sign of maturing democracy or a crisis of governance

March 31, 201512:48 am
supreme court, jat quota, narendra modi, jat quota scrapped, govt review jat quota, jat, delhi news

SC’s resounding words while striking down 66A apply not just to internet but to all media.

March 31, 201512:41 am

As China looms large, India must consolidate its own strategic and economic ties with Colombo.

March 31, 201512:24 am
Sanjay Singh denies allegations of having obtained undue benefits.

From Chhattisgarh, a story of a showpiece government embarrassed by family connections.

March 31, 201512:24 am
Saina Nehwal

While we were watching cricket, Indian badminton came of age.

March 31, 20158:27 am
express column, column, Islamabad, Af-Pak, military operation, Sunni coalition, Riyadh, Shia Houthi, Yemen, Nawaz Sharif

A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood

March 31, 201512:01 am
express column, column, editorial, Prithvi Theatre, Cafe Samovar, Shashi Kapoor, Dadasaheb Phalke award, indian Cinema, Jennifer Kendall

Prithvi Theatre and Café Samovar — which closes down this week — are the last bastions of the city’s warm, secular spirit

March 31, 201512:01 am

Centre must learn from models of land acquisition satisfying both buyer and seller.

March 31, 20155:24 am
express column, column, editorial, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharat Ratna, Pranab Mukherjee, Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee, BJP, I K Gujral, Morarji Desai, P.V. Narasimha Rao, Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Last week, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was conferred the Bharat Ratna. Here, his former media advisor, Ashok Tandon, recalls the story of one of the Vajpayee regime’s biggest challenges — and achievements

March 30, 201512:56 am

Power is devolving to states, but state legislators are still to step up to a new role.

March 30, 201512:45 am
Rs 5 meal, Rs 5 aahar, aahar, aahar meal, orissa aahar meal, orissa rs 5 meal, naveen patnaik, naveen patnaik aahar meal, bhubaneshwar news

Will drastic cuts in child health, nutrition outlays really be made up by states?

March 30, 201512:33 am

Chinese leaders have tried to imitate, not always accurately, Lee Kuan Yew’s statecraft.

March 30, 20156:27 am
land acquisition bill, land bill, land bill upa, narendra modi, narendra modi land bill, narendra modi bill, narendra modi farmer, farmer riot, indian express columns

Challenge is to come up with a method of determining compensation that makes farmers beneficiaries, not victims or obstructionists.

March 30, 201512:10 am
maoist, maoism, cpi(m), cpn-m, ucpn-m, peoples liberation army, cpn-uml, yubaraj ghimire columns, indian express columns

A new sense of vulnerability is driving the effort to reunify the two Maoist parties.

March 30, 201511:19 am
narendra modi, niti aayog, india agriculture, land acquisition bill, land bill, bjp, nda, modi land bill, narendra modi column, indian express column, ashok gulati column

To invest more in agriculture, Union government has to reorient food and fertiliser subsidies by moving to cash transfers.

March 30, 201512:10 am
aadhar card, aadhar, aadhar registration, election commissioner, jean dreze, indian express columns, praveen chakravarty columns

Jean Drèze’s question ‘Is Aadhaar voluntary or compulsory?’ is disingenuous.

March 30, 201512:02 am

AAP has won Delhi but for it to be successful, there is much work to be done within the party.

March 29, 201512:30 am

Supreme Court approved of any fair, transparent and non-discriminatory method of allocating natural resources.

March 29, 201512:30 am
lee kuan yew, narendra modi, bjp, rahul gandhi, rahul gandhi leave, congress, congress rahul gandhi, lee kuan yew column, tavleen singh column, indian express column

Singapore has become a model for China and most Southeast Asian countries. The beacon of change was Lee Kuan Yew.

March 29, 201512:30 am
ghar wapsi, reconversion, vhp, vishwa hindu parishad, conversion, inter caste marriage, meghnad desai column, indian express column

No one should be surprised that many Dalits left Hinduism. Indeed the puzzle is that so many remained.

March 29, 201512:30 am
Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav was at the centre of a controversy last week over his comments on south Indian women.

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