30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 2015

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

30 Nov 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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Winds of winter

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

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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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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.

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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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Minister’s responsibility

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

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Yes, prime minister

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

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Generally relative

Ten equations to rule them all turn 100, and they are still the masters of the universe.

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Because words matter

O.P. Sharma’s remarks on Alka Lamba are outrageous. They show how political language continues to be mired in sexism.

A ritual mourning

Union government promised thoroughgoing national security reforms in the wake of 26/11. Little has happened.

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Work it out

On GST, Congress needs to acknowledge limits of obstructionism. BJP must reach out, engage Opposition.

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A fragile coalition

Turkey’s shoot-down of a Russian fighter jet exposes the differences within the anti-IS alliance.

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View from the right: Social Sanyasi

An editorial in the Organiser pays tribute to recently deceased VHP leader Ashok Singhal by praising him as a “social sanyasi”.

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What Aamir said

Government has heard him. Now it needs to talk to his concerns.

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City of new dreams

Modi emphasises the Singapore-India partnership. To reap the benefits, Delhi will have to be more agile.

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November 25, Forty Years Ago: Dixit Meets JP

A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on November 25, Forty Years Ago.

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Image trap

Why the Lalu-Kejriwal hug became a controversy.

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A new community

For India, a unified Southeast Asian market represents special opportunities — and challenges.

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Kirchnerismo ends

Opposition victory gives Argentina a shot at change. But it will be a long, hard haul.

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Winter is coming

Unless government engages Opposition, Parliament will be about ordinances and obstruction.

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Strong signal

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s response to yet another cow row shows the way.

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Pay for governance

Much of this is from merging the inflation-neutralising dearness allowance of 125 per cent (Rs 8,750) with the basic pay.

November 23, forty years ago: JP in Bombay

Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon was sworn in before Parliament in Madrid as King Juan Carlos I, restoring monarchy to Spain after 44 years.

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Looking for relevance

There is a Facebook page as well as a Twitter account (with close to seven lakh followers). Yet, what substantive work the Aayog does is not really known.

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What’s next for Bond?

First they came for his amorous pursuits. Next they’ll come for his martini.

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His First Mistake

Yes, RJD is the largest party. But does that entitle Lalu’s son to a shortcut to the No 2 job?

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His task cut out

Nitish’s ‘Bihar model’ can do with a bit of ‘Gujarat’ and ‘Punjab’, too

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November 21, Forty Years Ago: Indira Gandhi on Dacca

Front page stories from the Indian Express, forty yeas ago.

What Mr Mani Shankar Aiyar won’t say

Why couldn’t Dr Singh visit Pakistan? Why did UPA policy not deliver when he, Khurshid were in charge?

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Bobby’s run

Jindal was one of the better GOP candidates. But America couldn’t afford his hostility to immigration.

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Not correctable

Congress stand is indefensible — Rahul Gandhi’s UK filings raise questions of propriety that he needs to answer.

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Perfect storm

The reality of rural distress is sinking in only now for policymakers.

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A misfire

The Assam Rifles’ diktat to Nagaland’s newspapers on how not to report insurgency is overreach.

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Paris to Moscow

Post-13/11 unity among major powers is welcome. But Iran and Saudi Arabia must reconcile if the IS is to be defeated.

Picture this

‘Face with tears of joy’ is the Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year. Word, singular, not words.

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Mani and manners

Mani Shankar Aiyar’s TV remark on Modi is in poor taste. Loose talk will not help improve Indo-Pak relations.

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Passage from India

Saeed Jaffrey’s career in London is one of our most memorable crossover tales.