Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015


1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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

1 Apr 2015

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.

Letter to the Editor

A biased and faulty interpretation of the Constitution has led to an unfortunate state of affairs.

Letters to the editor

Once seen as a party with a difference, the AAP now looks no different from other political parties.

Letters to the editor

There is no doubt that people in India are cricket crazy but winning and losing need to be taken in the right spirit.

Letters to the editor: Some more equal?

The Hashimpura judgment is highly disappointing and shows the sorry state of the Indian judicial system.

Letter of the Week Award

The Supreme Court has once again protected the rights of the people by quashing Section 66A of the IT Act,.

Letters to the editor: His cloudy past

Bless the Supreme Court for preserving our freedom of thought and expression on the internet.

Letters to the editor: Minority report

It is a shame for Indian democracy that an upright police officer like Ribeiro feels threatened by recent events in various parts of the country.

Letter to the Editor

Mamata has politicised every sphere of life,and even a barbaric nun rape case is termed a political “conspiracy”.

Letters to the editor

THE debate on the relevance of the mangalsutra was offensive and bound to hurt Hindu sentiments.

Letter to the Editor: Ban happy

Trying to sweep them under the carpet is no solution.

Letters to the editor: Plots and stratagems

The Opposition, too, will have to craft a political strategy that can check the government, remove anomalies and deficiencies in the proposed law.

Letters to the editor: Take a hit

The inadequacy of our law enforcing agencies received due criticism.

Letters to the editor: UPA vs NDA

The auction will help in generating revenues for the government.

Letters to the editor: It’s alive

All said and done, this is the first positive move that the party has made since its humiliating rout in the Lok Sabha elections.

Letters to the editor: Bad timing

Also, the views expressed by some of his MLAs on the Afzal Guru episode are ill-timed and unfortunate.

Letters to the editor: Bang for buck

While the Opposition’s critical reaction was expected, the media, economic experts and industry have largely welcomed the budget.

Letters to the Editor: Bleak Landscape

Our laws do not make it easy for the poor farmer to convert his land to non-agricultural use. The process is complex and ridden with obstacles.

Letters to the editor

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s comment on Mother Teresa shows his lack of decency.

Letters to the editor

‘Ashutosh Varshney’s suggestion that the Delhi elections were a referendum on Hindutva is absurd.’

Letters to the Editor: Dividing line

In Delhi polls, Congress was decimated by its star campaigners’ inability to connect with common men and women.

Letters to the editor: Not in the loop

Perhaps the budget session will provide the space for the “breakthrough” to be discussed.

Letters to the Editor: A question of cash

Now that the AAP is about to form government, some questions are being asked.

Letters to the editor: A new politics

The common man will now have a say in government.

Letters to the editor: Baap re AAP

The Delhi result goes to show that the people of India voted for development, not communal politics, during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Letters to the editor: Old dog, new tricks

The Left must recognise the changing social and economic realities.

Letters to the editor: Not alone

Did we ever dream that we would evolve into a society that has no place for thinkers?

Letters to the editor: Not alone

Amartya Sen immortalised the idea of “the argumentative Indian”.

Letters to the editor: The real issues

Already, the state’s development has suffered hugely because of the absence of an elected and stable government.

Letters to the editor: Cow business

This refers to ‘Fadnavis government to protect old cows’ (IE, January 28). Protecting old cows is not an issue of any socioeconomic significance. It does not warrant state attention. The cow has cultural and religious significance for Hindus. If any individual or organisation wants to protect old cows, they are free to do so. But […]

Letter to the Editor: Proud moment

“Ghar wapsi”-like campaigns portray India in bad light. Such campaigns are abhorrent to the concept of a secular state.

Letters to the editor: Uncommon wit

Making a reader smile is a tough task but Laxman was able to lighten our days with consummate ease.

Letters to the editor: A strong bond

A strong bond This refers to ‘Chemistry over history: nuclear logjam clears, big push in defence’ (IE, January 26). This seems to be the best phase in India-US relations. Ties between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are so warm that Modi calls Obama by his first name. This is in stark […]

Letters to the Editor: Repeal 66A

The Union govt’s U-turn on need to revisit Sec 66A of the Information Technology Act is disappointing.

Letters to the editor: Subtle violence

Narendra Modi government seems to have a penchant for ordinances, particularly because of the logjam in the Upper House.

Letters to the editor: For the record

Whenever there is a terrorist attack, liberal and moderate Muslims are quick to denounce them.

Letters to the Editor: An intervention

A sustained and harsh crackdown on extremists is non-negotiable.