After the kiss

The sailor in Eisenstaedt’s iconic post-WWII photo has passed on. The demons his generation exorcised threaten to return

Truth about terror

Pak PM must know he has no plausible deniability on terror. Saudi Crown Prince cannot turn a blind eye to the problem

BJP and friends

Party bends to regional partners’ demands in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, underlines importance of alliances ahead of polls

Forty Years Ago, February 20, 1979: Chinese Halted

The Indian Express' front page on February 20, 1979

Who rules?

Kiran Bedi’s face-off with Chief Minister Narayanasamy in Puducherry raises questions about role of Lt Governor in Union Territories

Easy does it

Low inflation stokes expectations of further monetary easing. But macroeconomic stability concerns remain

Space for humour

Nasa seeks jokers in the pack to keep cooped-up crews in good humour. It has been imagined before

What terror feeds on

Mobs targeting J&K students target India and its young. That will be the terrible success of terror.

After Pulwama

Money tap needs to be tightened, Pakistan’s Great Wall of China needs to crack.

Welcome, Rex

The first cricketer from Manipur to earn India U-19 stripes is an exciting addition to cricket firmament, paves way for others.

Re-imagining Delhi

Centre and Delhi government face-off must be addressed through a new idea of statehood.

Punishing Jaish

Masood Azhar and his outfit must be brought to book. To ensure that, China must rethink its position.

What is America?

Childish Gambino’s song suggests disturbing answers. His winning the Grammy raises more questions.

Two endings

Lapsing of citizenship and triple talaq bills is welcome. Former should be buried, latter needs to be debated and finetuned.

The nation mourns

The killing of CRPF soldiers sears the nation with grief. This moment also calls for all to summon wisdom and foresight.

Ad-break Academy

It is the camera and the editor that form the essence of cinema. This year’s Oscars shouldn’t need reminding of that fact.

It takes one

Jignesh Mevani has been turned away from a campus in Gujarat. But its principal, his deputy stand up for a besieged ethos.

Fire trap

India’s cities will continue to be tinderboxes until regulations are enforced and the shortfall in fire services addressed.

February 13, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Iran Tailspin

Front page of The Indian Express on February 13, 1979

No small matter

Be warned: Insects of the world are going extinct