2 Dec 2015

Military voices now challenge the established narrative of the Bangladesh war.

2 Dec 2015

An investment stimulus, not a trimmer budget, is the need of the hour.

2 Dec 2015

After failing to keep the peace, the Samajwadi Party now denies Muzaffarnagar victims' plight.

2 Dec 2015

In the environment ministry, Moily must reset procedures, weed out opacity and bias.

2 Dec 2015

The 15th Lok Sabha has passed some big-ticket laws. But not enough laws.

2 Dec 2015

The Ugly Indian and the Ugly American have rediscovered each other.

2 Dec 2015

2 Dec 2015

No cause for them. Sensex worries are overdone and India is in a much better position to deal with it.

2 Dec 2015

This abbreviated winter session has marked one of the lowest points of the 15th Lok Sabha.

2 Dec 2015

Unlikely alliances and surprising reconciliations mark the politics of the moment.

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Our politics is becoming home to intolerance, exclusion, sub-democratic solutions.

27 Jul 1951

The government has chosen the wrong way to address India’s research deficit.

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Really, home minister?

Rajnath Singh’s Constitution day speech trivialised the fight for gender justice and against caste hierarchies.

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Something better

In tense times, the symbolism of a Modi-Nawaz or Obama-Putin chat can help turn a corner.

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Now Don’t Pass The Buck

Government should act on Jaitley’s criticism of Section 377, not look to the courts.

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Balance the force

Not collecting data on Muslims in the police will only serve to perpetuate perceptions of institutional bias.

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Not there yet

Improved GDP growth rate in the second quarter points to deepening challenges for the economy.

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Breathe easy

A growing body of research reveals it also increases the risk of heart disease and strokes, impairs cognitive function and leads to as many as seven million premature deaths around the globe, every year.

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Not just an esoteric celebrity

Newtonian physics was simple, formulaic and easy to associate with the movement of objects our hands could touch and feel.

In Paris, a chance to lead

Outdoor particulate matter pollution, from burning fossil fuels for power and transport, caused an estimated 6,30,000 premature deaths in India in 2010, and costs the equivalent of 5.5-7.5 per cent of GDP each year.

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Raja-Mandala: Modi’s multilateral moment

Whatever the outcome in Paris, this round marks an important shift in India’s climate diplomacy

They shut down my column

Under General Sharif, the Pakistan army is carrying out a low-intensity war against diversity of opinion.

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A crack in the window

Women are voting and contesting in Saudi municipal polls. But the odds are still overwhelmingly against them.

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Selfie-Made Journalism

Framed at BJP’s Diwali milan: A frontal view of servility to authority.

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The politics of peace

No mea culpas, but my book tries to chronicle a difficult India-Pak peace process

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No holding back

Education outcomes may have declined under the RTE, but scrapping the no-detention policy is not the answer.

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In their own voice

Two senior politicians speak up against ban politics, Section 377. They have been part of the problem, but it’s not too late.

The Paris template

Ahead of the summit, India has been again targeted as a spoiler. It must stand its ground till the end.

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Next door Nepal: Blaming the neighbour

Efforts to resolve the India-Nepal crisis are still half-hearted

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Winds of winter

Can the Paris summit deliver an agreement that bridges the schism between developed and developing countries?

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Opinion: A Manhattan Project For Coal

Shunning coal is not viable for India. World needs to come together to make it cleaner.

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Unlike a festival

Attempts at Goa to banish dissent marked a new low in the career of Iffi.

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Rear view by Inder Malhotra: Preamble to a 2015 debate

How ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ came to be in the Constitution, and why they remain part of it.

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A voice, under 35: Right place, wrong T-shirt

I was detained at the film festival in Goa for wearing an FTII T-shirt. This was chairman Gajendra Chauhan’s moment to build bridges. Will he allow his students to be treated like this?

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Inside track: Changing tactics

The party has announced its chief ministerial candidate in advance, appointing Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as its state chief.

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Out of my mind: A festival of intolerance

The only thing the governments at the Centre and in states need to do is to protect people’s right to free speech and save them from violent attacks.

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Reverse swing: No cricket with Pakistan

I’d be lying if I were to say that I don’t enjoy watching India play Pak. That word — enjoy — is a meagre way to describe the feelings that course through millions of Indians when India takes on its westerly neighbour.

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Fifth Column: Intolerance of the real kind

When a huge star like Aamir Khan chooses instead to talk about his fears of Hindu intolerance, he does his faith a disservice.

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Across the Aisle: What is economic reform, what is not

Growth will indeed add to the national output and raise the per capita income but it may — and often does — increase inequalities of income and wealth.

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Express Editorial: Will PM Narendra Modi stick to a more inclusive, less partisan politics?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament spoke of taking the constitutional spirit beyond Lok Sabha to the jan sabha, to the people.

November 28, Forty Years Ago: Sen To Stay

A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on November 28, Forty Years Ago.

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Just say yes

Why is the government dawdling over the go-ahead for an India-Pak game in Sri Lanka?

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A Little Bit Of Magic

Imran Khan is a politician with a sense of personal destiny, and a divine mission

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The radicalisation myth: Islam doesn’t propagate hatred, it teaches equality

For Indian Muslims, the concerns are far more serious — from their safety to livelihood opportunities

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Game upside down

As they trooped out at the Adelaide Oval for the third Test — the first ever five-day international day-and-night match with a pink ball — Australia and New Zealand turned the game on its head.

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Minister’s responsibility

Sanjeev Balyan should not offload blame for misuse of privilege. The buck stops with him

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Mani Shankar Aiyar responds: What Mr Akbar won’t say

The main point of his argument is that I was wrong, indeed sinning, in pointing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the principal obstacle to the search for accommodation with Pakistan.

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Yes, prime minister

He has reached out to the Opposition. And underlined the constitutional spirit that binds government and opposition