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Kuldip Nayar


The writer is a veteran journalist.

How freedom is lost
Fri, Aug 24, 2018

Can Emergency be reimposed, I have often wondered

Who belongs to the House, who doesn’t
Thu, May 19, 2016

The apex court’s ruling against a state domicile requirement for a Rajya Sabha seat must be challenged

When you crawl, unasked
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

It would not be necessary for an autocratic government to take any extra-constitutional measures today, so pro-establishment has the media become.

Secularism has weak roots
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The nation is looking increasingly parochial. Was pluralism only a Nehruvian concept?

Being neighbourly
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

India needs a more generous and accommodating approach to Bangladesh.

Target Wagah
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

Choice of the site of the latest fidayeen attack shows how much has changed in Pakistan

How many more Uma Bharatis and Raj Thackerays?
Wed, Dec 07, 2005

Uma Bharati, once of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and Raj Thackeray of the Shiv Sena may not be chips off the same block. But their resentmen...

When officers are not gentlemen
Tue, Nov 22, 2005

I do not know what I can do about the thinking countrymen. They are all there for a cricket commentary or some boorish confrontation among p...

The minister’s private war
Tue, Nov 08, 2005

The bureaucratic Manmohan Singh appears to push back the political Manmohan Singh too often. The former has this time changed the proposal t...

Police file: when Mau burned
Tue, Oct 25, 2005

Six retired director generals of police from different states submitted in person a paper entitled, ‘Communal riots must be accepted as...

The debris of lost chances
Fri, Oct 14, 2005

Frankly speaking, I am disappointed with India’s response to the earthquake victims in Pakistan. True, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lo...

Journey to the ridiculous
Tue, Sep 27, 2005

Bihar has been the laboratory of Indian politics. Mahatma Gandhi experimented with satyagraha from the dusty village of Champaran. Decades l...

Let’s hear the people now
Tue, Sep 13, 2005

My hunch is that the forthcoming meeting with the Pakistan President, General Pervez Musharraf, in New York was very much on the mind of Pri...

Parliament versus Judiciary
Tue, Aug 30, 2005

If this is the attitude of the government, then wind up the courts and do whatever you want.” Strong words from Chief Justice of India ...

Who are the guilty?
Thu, Aug 11, 2005

I find that the Justice G.T. Nanavati Commission Report on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots is not a fair document. The judge traces events more or ...

Sweeping India off its feet
Wed, Aug 03, 2005

Whether we make the nuclear club status or not depends on India’s Parliament and the US Congress. The latter will count more because it...

Democracy talk
Tue, Jul 19, 2005

It will be naive to weigh Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Washington purely on the scales of what he actually brings back from...

Strangers in the House
Tue, Jul 05, 2005

THE CPI(M) was the only political party which supported a petition in the Supreme Court that Rajya Sabha members had to be elected from the ...

The view from Pakistan
Tue, Jun 21, 2005

The controversy over opposition leader L.K. Advani’s praise of Mohammed Ali Jinnah has had an adverse fallout in Pakistan. People there...

Democracy is a question mark
Tue, Jun 07, 2005

While in Lahore a few days ago, I picked up a book, We’ve Learnt Nothing From History, by Mohammad Asghar Khan, first commander-in-chie...

Rendezvous with Khaleda
Tue, May 24, 2005

One more Awami League leader in Bangladesh has been killed in broad daylight. He is the second in the last few months. Former Awami League m...

New Labour’s old obligations
Tue, May 10, 2005

Unlike in India, opinion polls in the West are conducted scientifically and objectively. It was not surprising to find predictions coming tr...

River sutras
Tue, Apr 26, 2005

While India was busy watching the dismal performance of its over-rated cricket team, Dharaji — a small pilgrim town in Madhya Pradesh &...

Border lines of engagement
Tue, Apr 12, 2005

Notice the national mood. How relaxed the country seems as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visits it. There is an air of understanding and concil...

The eight year hitch
Tue, Mar 29, 2005

Eight years of ceasefire in Nagaland is good news but the same cannot be said of the eight year-long negotiations. The prolonged talks betwe...