India needs to be more liberal and internationalist, and worry less about what the US president thinks of it
Internet has become a recruitment ground for terror. Global action is needed
Iftar is about people of all religions and backgrounds coming together to savour the city
External threats to India’s security persist but more worrisome are vulnerabilities on new fronts. When memory and experience are missing, knee-jerk reactions and ad-hoc decision-making follow
Opposition’s presidential candidate Meira Kumar is let down by her own side.
C. Raja Mohan | RAJA-MANDALA
The title of this blog,Raja-Mandala,is drawn from the ancient Indian description of the laws that govern the conduct of relations within a circle of states.
It isnt the first time that the world needs hope,and it isnt the first time that the movies have responded to difficult times. The Great Depression was in the same year that gave birth to the Oscars
The growth of a state should be judged by facts and figures and not by statements from political quarters. No doubt Gujarat is ahead on overall growth vis-à-vis other states.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPI (M) mouthpiece Peoples Democracy uses the Satyam fraud to argue that capitalism thrives on deceit….
The post-Mumbai response has thankfully avoided stereotyping Muslims
Dubyas legacy is dependent on Obamas future plans
What Obamas coronation means for Dr. Kings legacy
For a country like India,surrounded by hostile neighbours,its not a matter of choice but a necessity to possess a powerful and credible line of defence…
Little did Samuel Huntington know,when he published a book called Who we are: The Challenges to Americas National Identity in 2004,that later that year,a young black man called Barack Obama would dazzle the nation at the…
George Bush is ready for his close up on CNN,and Indian news is hot and bothered about Slumdog Millionaire
Do young people understand the enormity of Obamas inauguration?
This refers to Army Chief confirms: Pak moved troops to India front.
The list of foreign dignitaries who attended Narendra Modis Vibrant Gujarat function was as impressive as the turnout of Indian industry.
Free democracies look forwardwith ardent hope and expectationto Barack Obamas Presidency.
Life would be so much nicer if the whole world just agreed with India on everything.
Before writing this weeks column I looked up blogs on columns past and noticed that since the attack on Mumbai…
Rahul Gandhis Discovery of India is following such bizarrely unconventional ways that it is impossible not to subject it to public scrutiny.
It is assumed that children going to private schools come from rich families.
UK foreign secretary David Miliband blogs on his visit here
Prince Harrys derisive remarks towards a classmate of Pakistani origin drew flak from the press.
Depth,perspective and the curious chiaroscuro of studio backdrops
Augustus Caesars advice to make haste slowly was evidently not on the minds of our Lok Sabha MPs when they recently cleared eights bills…
Rashtriya Sahara in its editorial (January 9) says; the biggest problem is that because of this scam,not only is the future of capital investment endangered but even outsourcing and information technology services…
The information technology act was amended in a tearing hurry and it shows
Despite his recent retractions,popular opposition to the PM is at an all-time high
The idea of private school funding for the education of 25 per cent of economically weak students appears noble,but there are certain inherent flaws…
As she sailed through the first round of Senate confirmation hearings on Tuesday,Americas top diplomat to be,Hillary Clinton,stuck to a formula that has been perfected by President Elect Barack Obama…
The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser titled Maoist outrage on Pashupatinath says: The Maoist onslaught and occupation of Holy Pashupatinath in Kathmandu has outraged the Hindus all over the world.
Lasantha Wickramatunga,editor of the Sri Lankan newspaper The Sunday Leader and known for his principled opposition to the government,was assassinated on his way to work by two gunmen,on January 8. The paper carried this posthumous editorial
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy says it is incumbent upon the government of India to immediately cease all military cooperation with Israel….
Slumdog Millionaire is a story often told by our cinema,but it has a joyous heart…
I have not yet seen Slumdog Millionaire,Danny Boyles film that has picked up four Golden Globe awards…
Is India the richest country in the world if employees earning a gross salary of more than Rs 16 lakh can go on strike demanding increases?
For more than two decades now,Indias geographic location had her reeling under cross-border terrorism from neighbouring states. The tide finally seems to be turning….
Hindi news channels veer between the absurd and the practical