Saturday, Dec 20, 2014


20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 2014

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

20 Dec 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.

Letters to the editor: Trials by terror

The question of conversion has held up Parliament for some days now.

Letters to the editor: The horror

Disciplinary action must be taken against MPs for disrupting the work of other public servants.

Letters to the editor

Failed intelligence The arrest of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who allegedly handled the Islamic State’s Twitter account from Bangalore, following his outing by Britain’s Channel Four, is significant for many reasons. His arrest is a grim pointer to the growing influence of the IS among misguided Muslim youth. It should serve as a wake-up call for […]

Letter of the Week: Question for Naidu

The Constitution is the supreme law of India. Jyoti can’t get away with just an apology and some hilarious excuses.

Letters to the editor: On a loop

Are the people of Chhattisgarh who are fighting for their rights to be tagged as anti-national?

Letters to the editor: All faiths, not one

It is time he talked sense into leaders who practise the politics of divide and rule.

Letters to the editor: History mysteries

Letter of the Week from our readers.

Letters to the editor: The chief signal

The PM should also initiate measures to bring the CBI back under the ambit of the RTI.

Letters to the editor: How to leap

The prime minister should enact the police bill drafted by the Soli Sorabjee committee for the Union territories at least.

Letters to the editor: Letter of the Week

The writer has presented a sorrowful account of the “blasphemy raj” in Pakistan.

Letter of the Week Award

Letter writers should mention their postal address and phone number. The winner receives books worth Rs 1,000.

Letters to the editor

National shame I lost my three-year-old daughter, Lineshya, and my husband in April this year outside my house. A bus driving on the wrong side of the road drove over her and my husband. To add insult to injury, the driver was freed on bail while I was being treated in hospital for shock. I […]

Letters to Editor

Tax-eating termites The news of alleged tax evasion by Abhishek Manu Singhvi is highly disgraceful. His reported reply that all documents, including vouchers relating to income tax assessment, were eaten by termites in the office of his CA, is unconvincing and hollow. Is he suggesting this information is not stored in computers? Were the records […]

Letters to the editor

This will automatically improve voter turnouts. There are many citizens who do not bother to enrol in voters’ lists.

A slight thaw

But China and Japan have much work to do before trust can be restored.

Letters to the editor: Right move, at last

People who do not subscribe to the views, ideology and programmes of the BSP must not be given party tickets.

Letters to the editor: A heavy price

The people of Pakistan are paying a heavy price for their government and army doing business with the devil.

Letters to the editor: Show us the money

No wonder the BJP appears lukewarm about re-elections in Delhi.

Letters to the editor: Reading the result

The MIM’s debut in Maharashtra is nothing short of impressive. By winning the Muslim vote from the Congress, it has made a great start.

Letters to the editor: The good loser

So if L. Sarita Devi threw a “tantrum”, let’s extend our sympathy to her instead of criticism.

Letters to the editor: Missing Eid greeting

Unity must be guarded at all costs.

Letter to the editor: Shaking up the party

The Lokniti-CSDS post-poll analysis has revealed that Uddhav Thackeray outscored other contenders for the choice of Maharashtra CM.

Letters to the editor: Coal, undermined

The Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Act, 1973, may have been in keeping with socialist-era politics, but today, it makes no sense for India to import coal when it has such huge reserves.

Letters to the editor

An Indian family This refers to ‘Intermarriage is not jihad, it is India’ (IE, October 15). I would like to congratulate the writer and The Indian Express for the brilliant article. We need more such voices to be heard. I am from a Christian family and my wife is a Hindu. My brothers and sisters […]

Letters to the editor: Not by landfills

Waste management must be addressed as a priority.

Letters to the editor: Gauging Gandhi

A period of six years elapsed between the movement and the birth of the RSS.

Letters to the editor: Just a fig leaf

The BJP cannot deny the fact that it helps the ABVP in its various activities and even ropes it in to help during elections.

Letter to the Editor: Tasteless remark

Hema Malini, a trained classical dancer, a talented actor, a well-known face of the ruling party, should not have made such tasteless remarks.

Letter to the Editor: Tiger, tiger

There should be greater focus on instilling discipline among people who visit the zoo.

Letters to the editor

Religious kooks might be able to terrorise people in the short term but cannot deter voters from trashing their political masters at the earliest opportunity.

Letter of the Week Award

THE result of the recent UP bypolls has revealed much about the electorate and what it really wants.

Letters to the editor: The right step

Sinha should step down till he is cleared by the apex court.

Letter of the Week Award

Justice Sathasivam must listen to his conscience and decide what he must do.

Letter of the Week Award

The PM is not the teacher-in-chief of the country and he should leave the children alone.

Letters to the editor: Into the fire

Given the status of women in Islam by converting to it, a Hindu woman is jumping from the frying pan into the fire.

Letters to the editor: Threat to democracy

As head of the executive, the PM cannot abdicate his responsibility to ensure that the government is free of tainted ministers.