Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Columns

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Sep 2014

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

20 Jul 1951

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.

On China, a new turn

Modi signals a pragmatic economic engagement. He has his task cut out on the security front

And the noes have it

But even though Scotland chose to stay with the UK, profound questions linger on

Boy with the mandolin

The world was the stage for U. Shrinivas, who adapted the mandolin to Carnatic music

The outsiders

Hema Malini’s comments on Vrindavan’s widows belie her own journey.

Going lateral

Drawing in expertise from non-government sectors is a good idea. Modi government has made a beginning.

BJP’s choice

Sushil Modi has disowned the Yogi Adityanath brand of politics. His party must take its Bihar leader’s cue.

In a snap

Of inches, miles and all things said in pursuit of a catchy phrase

SP’s takeaway

It must deliver on its promise of better governance if it wishes to consolidate the bypoll gains

Quest for influence

Xi Jinping’s Malé and Colombo visits highlight a challenge Delhi can’t afford to downplay or ignore

Source of concern

Don’t ask for whistleblowers to be revealed before exhausting all other options.

Wilting lotus

Diluting its development agenda may have cost the BJP seats.

Letters to the editor: Roll up sleeves

The service rendered by the armed forces in floods-hit J&K is also creditable, as is the voluntary work done by several civilians and NGOs.

Windmills of the mind

Crowdsourcing without smart filtering leads to ideas running wild

Blame game

Karnataka government’s new directive frames Congress swing to other end of pendulum on NGOs.

On new terms

As BJP, Sena battle over seatsharing, a new coalition model may be emerging in Maharashtra

Letters to the editor: Time to act

It is high time political parties across the board realised this and changed their tack.

Reset, go

India must play Asian Games to win, not just to participate.

More than a quota

Address last-mile issues to effectively implement job reservations for the differently-abled.

After the deluge

Omar government was overtaken by an unprecedented disaster. But popular anger runs deep.

If they split

Should Scotland vote ‘yes’, what will happen to the queen, and other important questions.

The hard sell

Cabinet’s stake-sale plans are welcome. But it has stopped too short.

Chits and cheats

Mamata government’s strategy of creating a din to drown out questions on Saradha scam isn’t working.

Out of time

HMT Watches takes a bow. But objects consigned to oblivion have a vibrant afterlife.

No way out

US president articulates a strategy to take on the IS. But success is far from certain.

It’s high time

Instead of arguing with the court, government should step up, frame legislation on LGBT rights.

The wrong ’un

ICC must rethink the chucking law and bring umpires into the play.

Making trade-offs

Asean FTA is welcome. Now government needs to move on other agreements in the pipeline.

Adityanath’s party?

The real BJP needs to stand up as the ‘love jihad’ clamour travels from the fringe, implicates its centre.

Not rocket science

Asking scientists to teach at schools and colleges is a promising first step. Now build on it

A new election

There seems to be no other way out of the prolonged political impasse in Delhi

The real Ripper

Victorian London’s most enduring mystery has been solved. Again.

Striking home

Centre must take its cue from Maharashtra, move forward with a real estate regulator.

Do the right thing

There is a gathering cloud over the CBI chief. To protect the agency, he should step down.

Easing up

As European Central Bank cuts rates, India gets more time to get its own house in order.

After the deal

Nuclear agreement with Australia is a breakthrough. Government must now rework liability law.

It’s not a game

A depressingly familiar war is going on in the video game community.

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