Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
April 21, 201512:32 am

Yechury faces the tough task of leading his party towards growth.

April 21, 201512:26 am
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EU urgently needs to frame a migration policy to prevent Mediterranean disasters.

April 21, 201512:21 am

Chinese president’s Pak visit highlights perils of an unequal relationship. And points to India’s opportunity.

April 21, 201512:16 am
Sitaram yechuri, CPI(M),

Space for a Left alternative exists, but can the CPM reclaim it, hold on to it?

April 21, 201512:14 am

India must be prepared to deal with China’s plans to divert Brahmaputra waters.

April 21, 20155:47 am

Rahul’s challenge is not to become party president but to make a party out of Congress.

April 21, 201512:21 am

CPM must connect with the future. It will need hard rethinking, even harder ground work.

April 21, 201512:03 am

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

April 21, 201512:00 am
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Municipal policies keep street vendors and cycle rickshaws trapped in a web of illegality.

April 20, 20151:25 am

Chinese president’s visit to Pakistan could be an opportunity to transform New Delhi’s relationship with Islamabad and Beijing.

April 20, 201512:29 am
Narsimha Rao

The exit of Narasimha Rao triggered the coalition era

April 20, 20158:21 am

The growing public concern over pollution must enable a political moment where governments view action on air quality as a vote-getter

April 20, 20156:42 pm

Modi, Rahul, Yechury must ensure their rhetoric, politics do not resurrect the spectre of bad economics.

April 20, 201512:00 am

With Eduardo Galeano’s passing, Latin American history has lost a valued witness.

April 20, 201512:00 am

PM has signalled a new global outreach that is less squeamish, more purposeful.

April 20, 201510:26 am

Mumbai’s long-standing tradition of openness and tolerance is fast eroding.

April 19, 201512:17 am
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Now lo and behold, poor Babasaheb is being claimed by the BJP/RSS as a great Hindu!

April 19, 201512:18 am
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Unlike others who have had to leave after completing their parliamentary terms, Amar Singh has so far managed to stay on.

April 19, 20159:36 am
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Nobody seriously believes that there will be another redrawing of India’s borders.

April 19, 201512:50 pm
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If one compared the budget estimate for 2014-15 and 2015-16, the reduction was extremely harsh.

April 18, 201512:42 am

Sonia Gandhi has shown that she can galvanise the opposition against the government.

April 18, 201512:36 am

A new party announces itself. But is it a way of evading old incoherences and questions?

April 18, 201512:32 am

Negative WPI inflation is indicative of slack economic activity. RBI must take note.

April 18, 201512:29 am

When you do that, does Rahul Gandhi also look into you?

April 18, 201512:16 am
MQM, Altaf Hussain

The city, and the party that controls it, could be on the arduous path to normalcy

April 18, 201512:24 am
Author Guenter Grass. (Source: Reuters)

When Gunter Grass bathed in a malarial pond and we roamed the city end to end.

April 18, 201512:02 am

Instead of ‘family planning’ for Muslims, Christians, let’s educate all our girls.

April 18, 201512:00 am
Delhi Pollution

A roadmap for cleaner urban centres can be merged into the smart cities framework

April 18, 201512:00 am
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Pessimists on Indian growth will have to look for pastures other than the new GDP data

April 17, 20151:12 am
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Quoting B.R. Ambedkar, the Organiser editorial says that untouchability has ruined the so-called untouchables, Hindus and ultimately the nation.

April 17, 20151:15 am

This year’s UN report on sexual violence in conflict documents the horror and suggests early warning systems.

April 17, 201512:59 am
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Public accounting needs to reclaim its pre-eminence as a profession and as a calling.

April 17, 20154:05 pm
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Adopt more stringent fuel quality and emission standards — and push for the national automobile pollution and fuel authority.

April 17, 201512:06 am

Institutional capacity in finance SEZs will eventually reform the mainland.

April 17, 201512:00 am

The Janata merger revives a familiar dilemma in the state’s coalition politics.

April 17, 20157:08 pm

St Stephen’s student suspension speaks of attempts to enforce a culture of obedience and conformity.