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Winners can’t be sinners

‘12 Years A Slave’ could be a game-changer at these Academy Awards.

The world of Narendra Abe

Modi represents an Asian nationalism sparked by China’s rise, West’s duplicity.


Not a high price to pay

Consumers won’t bear the costs of high bids for 2G spectrum.

The message rankles

Home minister must know that threats to ‘crush’ media won’t make bad news go away.

Not so fast

The ordinance route to fighting corruption is paved with self-serving intentions.

On invisible margins

The Marathi film ‘Fandry’ is a searing story of the pig-catchers


When caution trumps opportunity

Bio-safety regimes empower officials over farmers. Scarce public resources are wasted in surveillance and control.

Good intentions are not enough

The AAP has scored poorly on basic governance and sound policy.

The Kiev contest

Today the Olympics are on Russian soil, and violence is convulsing another nation in Moscow’s traditional orbit.

Recalling the spirit of Lahore

This face to face meeting played an important role in resuming the dialogue process.