Monday, Sep 22, 2014


22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

22 Sep 2014

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

22 Sep 2014

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

22 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.

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.

Letters to the editor: Summer’s over

The appointment of Amit Shah as BJP president was another reason for the public’s loss of confidence.

Letters to the editor: The new BJP

The leaving out of relatives of ministers and chief ministers is also a welcome departure from the norm in India.

Letters to the editor: Welcome words

Hopefully, the prime minister will now put his words into action.

Letters to the editor: A ray of hope

Their resistance against the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein is well chronicled, but one should also look at the relative peace and prosperity of Kurdistan.

Letters to the editor: Congrats, Bhargava

Bhargava’s accomplishment should inspire others to emulate him.

Letters to the editor: Don’t stay put

Whether Paraskar is guilty or not should be left to the court to decide.

Letter of the Week

The correct decision THIS refers to ‘An old programme, a new chapter’ by Saritha Rai (IE, July 28). By retaining the UPA’s flagship project — Unique Identification Authority of India — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown that he does not believe in petty politics. He set great store by its usefulness for the country […]

Letters to the editor

hough strong relations with the US are certainly important, they cannot come at the cost of food security for our poor.

Letters to the editor

The behaviour of Shiv Sena MPs who force fed a catering supervisor fasting for Ramzan is despicable.

Letters to the editor: The edge of calm

The Centre has no right to interfere in the religious affairs of any community.

Letters to editor: Time to introspect

This refers to the editorial, ‘Look within’ (IE, July 18).

Letters to the editor: Welcome award

Improved maritime cooperation will also open opportunities for substantial economic cooperation for both nations.

Letters to the editor: Plight of Gaza

Israel’s use of disproportionate force in response to a barrage of missile strikes by Hamas is unwarranted.

Letters to the editor: Governed by politics

Increased attention to the Bay of Bengal region will not only help India improve its maritime ties.

Letters to the editor: German field day

The Argentines played their hearts out but a few misses proved costly for the football-crazy nation of Diego Maradona.

Letters to the editor: Forever young

It is a coincidence that Zohra Sehgal was born a year before the birth of Indian cinema and she has passed away a year after it turned a hundred.

Letters to the editor: Miles to go

Delhi should earnestly take up their cases with Riyadh to ensure their release and safe return.

Letter of the Week: Get real

The Congress needs to get real and engage in some introspection if it wants to bounce back.

Letters to the Editor: Get real

Harsh Vardhan’s regressive comments on sex education might have been welcome in the 19th century.

Letters to the editor

The UPA gave Jains minority status and Jats OBC status just before the general elections but suffered a historical defeat even in Haryana, west UP and Rajasthan.

Letters to the editor

The decision to roll back the fare hike for Mumbai’s suburban railways is definitely not a welcome one.

Letters to the editor

Letter of the Week Award To encourage quality reader intervention The Indian Express offers the Letter of the Week Award. The letter adjudged the best for the week is published every Saturday. Letters may be e-mailed to or sent to The Indian Express, 9&10, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi -110002. Letter writers should […]

Letters to the editor

There are hundreds of similar illegal buildings in Mumbai. Will the SC order the demolition of all?

Letters to the editor: U-turn

Future profits can then be used to expand the rail network and revamp its safety architecture.

Letters to the editor

‘The Iraq crisis has once again brought to the fore weaknesses in India’s foreign and economic policies and its vulnerability to external shocks.’

Letters to the editor:Iraq crisis

The crisis could be halted if Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rises to the occasion to inspire confidenc­e among all people.

Letters to the editor: Love thy neighbour

PM Narendra Modi’s maiden foreign visit to Bhutan may be the beginning of a new era in New Delhi’s relations with South Asian countries.

Letters to the editor: Not a party

This refers to the editorial, ‘UPA to NDA’ (IE, June 13).

Letter of the Week: Wrong reason

Though Banerjee is chief minister of a nearly bankrupt state and has, she seems only too happy to grant tax waivers to those who paint their house a certain shade of blue and white.


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