Friday, Mar 27, 2015
March 27, 201512:40 am

MP government must facilitate a free and fair probe in the scam. Much depends on it.

March 27, 201512:32 am

Yet India’s World Cup journey showcased a young team with the talent to take Indian cricket forward

March 27, 201512:23 am

Women pallbearers of her coffin have signalled a new moment in Kabul.

March 27, 201512:15 am

It says the government had consulted the opposition and addressed their concerns, but “the opposition ganged up under the leadership of [the] dying Congress to stall the proceedings.

March 27, 201512:14 am

The lawyer of the victims, Vrinda Grover, is right in saying that ‘the court’s order for compensation to the victims or their families is a confirmation of the fact that custodial deaths did take place.

March 27, 201512:12 am

But will there be takers once states realise a Smart City isn’t a ticket to Central funds?

March 27, 20158:58 am
Supreme court

In upholding blocking rules, the Supreme Court has commented only on their legality — not their desirability.

March 27, 20158:53 am

The most shining moments of Section 66A judgment lie in its articulation of what freedom of expression means in India.

March 26, 201511:35 pm

Yemen’s civil war could spiral into a larger proxy conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

March 26, 201512:15 am

Battling a mixed record on civil liberties, SC decision couldn’t have come at a finer time.

March 26, 201512:16 am
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The nation is looking increasingly parochial. Was pluralism only a Nehruvian concept?

March 26, 201512:16 am
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The Public Debt Management Agency is a good idea. It is time government managed its own debt.

March 26, 201512:15 am
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In framing its land law, NDA ignores lessons from the Mahabharata.

March 26, 201512:00 am

Why have banks not taken RBI cue, lowered lending rates? A way out lies in reviewing concept of base rates.

March 26, 201512:00 am

Farkhunda’s murder has sparked call for larger change. President Ghani must take note.

March 26, 201512:00 am

Bless the Supreme Court for preserving our freedom of thought and expression on the internet.

March 26, 201512:00 am

House panel’s suggestion that health ministry examine tobacco effects on Indians defies logic.

March 25, 201510:48 pm

The CPI says that power in the country has been “taken over by a combination of corporate capital, rightist ideology and worst form of communalism.”

March 25, 20159:45 pm
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World Cup has taken over TV — if we’re not watching it, news channels are talking about it.

March 25, 201511:25 am
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Excerpts from SC’s judgment striking down Section 66A of the IT Act in the case of Writ Petition (Criminal) No 167 of 2012.

March 25, 201511:25 am

Freedom to mock and ridicule the powerful has thankfully been restored.

March 25, 201512:00 am

Why did a lynch mob feel compelled to take photographs as it killed?

March 25, 201512:00 am

After a game of fearless cricket, a promising New Zealand side are one victory away from making history.

March 25, 201511:25 am

66A verdict describes how the two evolved side by side, with Indian and US rulings as examples.

March 25, 201512:00 am

Conversion of debt into equity promises relief to a stressed system. Banks must use flexibility with care.

March 25, 201512:00 am

In felling Section 66A, SC reaffirms its role as guardian of individual liberty against state whimsy, arbitrariness.

March 24, 201511:04 am

The bench has to decide if the law is a “direct assault” on the civil liberties of Internet users.

March 24, 20159:32 am

Hukmdev Narayan Yadav is 76, an MP into his fifth term now. However, it is his recent, fiery speeches that have suddenly shot him into prominence in Parliament and on social media.

March 24, 201512:01 am

After years of judicial delay, no one is guilty of the Hashimpura killings.

March 24, 201512:00 am

Cleverly, ruthlessly, Lee Kuan Yew ensured Singapore punched above its weight.

March 24, 201512:00 am
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Gender concerns must be mainstreamed in conflict-transformation processes.

March 24, 201512:00 am
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On coal, Manmohan Singh made the case for auctions. And also took the discredited allotment route.

March 24, 201512:00 am
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China has long seen Myanmar and Pakistan as gateways to the Indian Ocean.

March 24, 201512:00 am
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Cricket World Cup so far has been humdrum. But next three ‘finals’ have the potential to make this a cup to remember.

March 24, 201512:00 am
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PM is trying to find the right measures to check religious fanaticism and intolerance.

March 23, 201511:37 pm

Lee Kuan Yew’s policies made Singapore influential. But even he was wary of calling it a model.

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