France is battling a bad case of collective despondency.
An editorial says that Modi, in his first Independence Day speech, had spoken about making India an industrial hub.
There are good reasons why Prime Minister Narendra Modi should start paying serious attention to the new Indonesian president.
A new generation of Indian entrepreneurs is looking to leaders like Murthy, Nilekani and Gopalakrishnan on how to do it right.
Beijing is likely to restore order in the short term. But does it have a long-term solution to the crisis of governability?
From patent pools to platform pricing, his wide body of work resonates.
Modi has a map for the future. Regional chieftains only have a Tughlaqesque politics.
Mexico and India have enjoyed a close bilateral relationship for decades. It is set to gain a new impetus now.
Experience and government statistics show that machismo has never worked as a plan against Pakistan.
Go on, complete the joke. It’s time someone declared open season on ‘love jihad’, writes Altaf Tyrewala.
Delhi and Tehran must now sit down with the new government in Kabul to negotiate trilateral trade.
BJP success hinged crucially on winning over leaders from other parties.
Maharashtra verdict is snub to parochial politics. Regional parties need a new plan.
Caste played a diminished role in Haryana and Maharashtra. BJP must seize the opportunity, make its own politics more open.
The creation of the ‘love jihad’ frenzy has little to do with fact or religion, writes Subhashini Ali.
BJP’s success shows that there is no alternative to Congress-style politics. Or that it is yet to emerge.
Democratic feudalism has reduced our smaller states to fiefdoms over which a handful of families lay claim.
The Congress seemed to have conceded defeat even before the results of the Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra were announced.
The last time he came to London was in 1931 for the Second Round Table Conference.
In this Idea Exchange Hamid Mir, Shafqat Mahmood talk about why the army won’t intervene against Nawaz Sharif.
An incurable romantic, poetry suited Begum Akhtar’s temperament.
RSS crafted the ‘Love Jihad’ campaign but will find it difficult to revive it.
With Hudhud failing to strike as hard as predicted, TV channels scrambled from coast to coast looking for a scoop.
The low idealist recoils from any movement that promises new beginnings.
It has given 100 million work with dignity. What more could a government want?
A terror warning unleashes a frisson ahead of the SAARC summit.
A column on high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood.
Hong Kong protesters have relied on pop culture to get their message across.
Why, for many in Pakistan, it is safer to think of Malala as an American spy.
Election rallies are less about hope, more about hype — and hate.
We need to rise above the left-right divide to investigate the menace of ‘love jihad’ with thorough precision.
What Swachh Bharat could learn from a port town in Kerala.
Punjab government’s flip-flop in the Sidhu episode points to the continuing scandal of VIP security.
Imagine the majestic Kim hobbling around, looking a little worse for wear. It would humanise him for his audience.