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The wait

This moment of suspended animation in India’s democracy holds a beginning and an end.

End of delusion

South China Sea turbulence underlines that next government will need a new template for China.


11th hour guilt

Congress shrinks the PM for five years, then thanks him in a 50-second video — it doesn’t work.

Any which way

By raking up a personal issue, Congress leadership reveals its lack of ideas in countering Modi politically.

Staying together

Kiev’s new rulers must not repeat with the east the mistakes Yanukovich made with the west.

Festering silence

The Konan Poshpora limbo is a symbol of the state’s failure to consolidate peace in J&K.


Letters to the Editor: Well done, EC

IT IS heartening to learn of the Election Commission’s recommendation (‘EC to parties: Don’t just promise, explain how they will be fulfilled’, IE, February 21) to political parties that they make only such promises to voters that can be fulfilled. The decision taken by the EC is quite admirable, considering the umpteen promises political parties […]

Walking through time

ASI and Google’s virtual tours of Indian heritage sites bring us closer to our history

Home stretch

Maharashtra’s housing regulator is welcome. Also needed: faster clearances, bringing sector under GST

No room for evasion

An inquiry must be set up to probe how civil-military relations became precarious on UPA 2’s watch