Friday, May 29, 2015


29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

29 May 2015

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

29 May 2015

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

29 May 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.

Letters to the Editor: Hits & Misses

The last year of the Narendra Modi-ledgovernment has laid the foundation for a better future.

Letters to the Editor: Emergency Alert

It is said to be an exercise to create an alternative emergency landing.

Letters to the Editor: Now for jobs

Where is the effort of the government to create ample job opportunities for its young, aspirational citizens?

Letters to the Editor

In a welcome ruling, the apex court has banned publication of pictures of ministers, except the PM, president and CJI.

Letters to the Editor: Landmark Treaty

The land boundary agreement is crucial for India and Bangladesh. Passing the bill unanimously in the Rajya Sabha was no small feat, given the opposition’s attitude to the Modi government.

Letters to the Editor: Landmark treaty

The LBA is crucial for India and Bangladesh. Passing the bill unanimously in the Rajya Sabha was no small feat, given the opposition’s attitude to the Modi government.

Letters to the Editor: Race in America

Freddie Gray’s death in police custody and Eric Garner’s death caused by New York cops exhibit the racial biases and institutionalised prejudices prevailing in the US.

Letters to the Editor: Pakistan Delivers

Citing the Malala case to establish credibility of Pakistan’s judicial system, he asks the country to handle Lakhvi.

Letters to the Editor

What will be left of the CPM if it starts following Ashutosh’s exhortations, as mentioned in ‘Modi lessons for CPM’ (IE, April 30)?

Letters to the Editor: Being Ready

The Indian government has responded promptly to the disaster in Nepal. However, no measure of speedy response can substitute for proactive safeguards.

Letters to the Editor

Mamata Banerjee has proved that she can fight all odds and be West Bengal’s undisputed leader.

Letters to the Editor: Wrong Venue

The prime minister’s remarks on the former UPA government, while talking to NRIs during his recent trip abroad, can’t be excused at all.

Letters to the Editor: The Fine Print

The new typeface is very small and we old people with fading eyesight find it difficult to read the paper. Moreover, it is monotonous.

Letters to the Editor

The fresh layout will certainly put IE on a par with contemporary international standards.

Letter to the Editor: Instead of Tears

By clearing the amendments to the juvenile justice act and allowing juveniles between the ages of 16 and 18 to be tried and punished as adults for heinous offences.

Letters to the Editor: Our PM

‘The country needs both agriculture and industry. The government has to be the facilitator for the farmer as well as the industrialist.’

Letters to the Editor: A new direction

Yechury faces the tough task of leading his party towards growth.

Letters to the editor: Jumping the gun

Sonia Gandhi has shown that she can galvanise the opposition against the government.

Letter to the Editor: Jumping the gun

The parliamentary affairs minister is duty bound to urge all NDA MPs to have faith in and bear allegiance to our Constitution.

Letters to the editor: A betrayal

Additionally, they are doing irreparable harm to India’s global image.

Letters to the editor

Thank you for highlighting the horrific apathy of the government on air pollution in Delhi.

Letters to the editor

Liberalisation would not have been possible had Narasimha Rao not had the courage to take bold steps.

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.