Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
Varshney

Ashutosh Varshney

‘The Chinese would not make big concessions to win India’s friendship’
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

An interpretation the conflicting signals Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to India produced.

United States of Britain?
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

While the vote on Scottish independence has closed a chapter, it has opened another.

The pragmatic PM?
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

So far, ideology has not been the defining feature of Modi’s tenure.

Modi’s institutional designs
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

His approach resembles that of Indira Gandhi. But he must note: in Delhi, what one controls, slips away.

Modi’s ambivalence
Sat, Jun 28, 2014

As he strikes a new balance between secular nationalism and Hindu nationalism.

2014, like 1952
Mon, May 19, 2014

New forces, norms and practices have been unleashed, now represented by Modi.

Modi, on balance
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

What to overlook, what to watch out for, in the prospect of a Modi government.

Hearing the silence
Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Modi has not fully addressed anxieties on minority rights, freedom of expression.

Politics as unusual
Fri, Jan 10, 2014

But AAP’s real challenge will be to find ways to enhance routine accountability.

One problem is The Dynasty
Thu, Dec 12, 2013

Congress’s secular nationalist narrative has lost its vigour. Internal elections must be brought back even if they oust its first family.

A strange fire
Fri, Sep 20, 2013

Why the Muzaffarnagar riots were a departure from past trends.

Democracy vs Capitalism
Wed, Sep 11, 2013

The domestic origins of India’s economic problems lie in that clash.

Not only Telangana
Tue, Aug 27, 2013

UPA has missed the moment to set up a second states reorganisation commission.

The Need for Impatience
Sat, Jul 27, 2013

Whether growth,welfare or both — get a move on

The costs of no food security
Fri, Jul 12, 2013

India is at the point where a low income democracy cannot afford to ignore the hungry

Doing the Modi math
Thu, Jun 27, 2013

The numbers don't add up,without a pooling of anti-Congress votes.

Advani,moment,nation
Tue, Jun 18, 2013

Does he have a political or economic blueprint for a changing India?

Possibilities of redemption
Tue, May 21, 2013

There is a new moment in Pakistan. India must build on it

The Boston question
Tue, Apr 23, 2013

How could terror breed in the heart of a city so inclusive?

Hyphens and national unity
Wed, Mar 20, 2013

By permitting hyphenated identities,India has allowed national feeling to increase

Growth and graft
Fri, Oct 26, 2012

Corruption may be an offshoot of high GDP rates without institutional change

Grand Unification Theory
Sat, Oct 06, 2012

Sudheendra Kulkarni’s new book takes some liberties with science but the myriad ideas it pursues with erudition make it an absorbing read

Rural welfare,not Walmart
Mon, Sep 24, 2012

We need retail reform as India’s farmers must be connected to its rising cities

Moving to the city
Thu, Aug 23, 2012

China has more political and legal space to urbanise than India

Modern like China
Tue, Aug 14, 2012

If it keeps growing,it could craft many novelties. But is it overbuilding,and who bears the cost?

The ravages of routine
Wed, Aug 01, 2012

Both the Congress and the BJP suffer from a vision deficit

The business-politics nexus
Mon, Jul 09, 2012

Money can’t really decide elections. But why does India’s poll finance remain so murky?

The right turn for BJP
Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Its electoral chances will depend on how it re-imagines its ideology

India’s moment of truth
Mon, Jun 11, 2012

Corruption now threatens to bring down a land of opportunity

Are the states too strong?
Thu, May 24, 2012

In India,assertion by states doesn’t preclude,and in fact nurtures,national cohesion

A new dawn — or false?
Mon, Mar 12, 2012

UP,long having put the nation first,may have learnt to look out for itself

The year of living angrily
Sat, Dec 31, 2011

The friction between democracy and markets may be inevitable in India today,and only skilful politics can resolve it

The long shadow of the Ramlila stage
Wed, Sep 07, 2011

How Hazare’s movement is different from earlier transformations — and why it might persist,anyway.

Has urban India arrived?
Thu, Aug 25, 2011

Our cities have been estranged from the electoral space,and under-served by politics. This Lokpal moment is the best time to start healing that breach.

Rethink the communal violence bill
Sat, Jul 16, 2011

The problem with the bill is not special protection for minorities. The NAC wrongly assumes that civil servants can solve everything,and that India’s future will be as riot-ridden as its past

State of civil society
Tue, Jun 14, 2011

Why we need to be precise in how we define ‘civil society’?