Change is not easy, and the Congress flirts dangerously with obsolescence if it cannot reinvent urgently.
It is increasingly difficult for Pakistan to punish those who kill for religious reasons.
Economic Survey gets the diagnosis and prescription largely right. The budget will be the real test.
White and gold? Blue and black? It’s just another day in the life of the internet.
Our laws do not make it easy for the poor farmer to convert his land to non-agricultural use. The process is complex and ridden with obstacles.
AAP’s subsidy policy continues to be perversely targeted. Has it learnt nothing from past mistakes?
Home ministry’s affidavit in Priya Pillai case is a study in irony.
Indian Railways should decentralise by using PPPs in a big way.
Budget 2015-16 will be watched for how much it breaks from the past.
Rail budget makes many right moves. But beware of rail ministry’s ‘implementation bug’.
Union budget will be watched for the incentives it offers to encourage private investment.
BJP protested against IT act while in opposition. Now, disappointingly, the BJP government supports it.
Rail budget avoids the populist route, makes a good beginning by focusing on improving services.
Rail budget missed the opportunity to lay out an agenda for the future.
How and where exactly is Rahul Gandhi spending his ‘sabbatical’?
Post-reform India has had three gamechanging budgets. Will Arun Jaitley’s be the fourth?
If promoting obscurantism is a concern, TV is far more guilty than films.
Roznama KhabrAin, in its editorial, writes that both PDP and BJP have made a turnaround in their stated positions regarding J&K.
Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal rolled back the years with a return to protests, and TVs.
The Organiser editorial interprets Modi’s recent speech on religious freedom not as a message to Hindutva outfits.
A victim of sexual harassment speaks out about why most women choose to remain silent.
Warrant for Zia’s arrest should not put the brakes on dialogue in Bangladesh.
A new Sikh unit may plant its flag amid the remains of empire, in the British army.
Finance Commission award gives meaning to ‘cooperative federalism’.
A PDP-BJP coalition could help heal the rift between Jammu and Kashmir.
Real challenge for railways is to keep pace with a fast expanding economy.
It will increase the price of coal and eventually the price of power.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s comment on Mother Teresa shows his lack of decency.
Modi government must allay farmers’ apprehensions, for the sake of fairness and future reform.
Chris Gayle hits the first World Cup double ton. It isn’t a surprising feat.
Kerala CPM gets a new leadership. It must learn to speak a new language.
Budget offers government a chance to tap gold stocks, monetise them.
How Nitish, Rahul and Modi have overplayed their hand
After the recent coal block auctions, there is no further scope for hypothetical assumptions with political overtones.
Aggressive bidding and transparency in the auction process have rescued the sector from the uncertainty caused by the cancellation of allocations.
By the turn of the 20th century, the subcontinent had nearly 15,000 km of railway track, in comparison to just 600 km in China.
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