Karan Thapar

The writer is a senior journalist based in Delhi.

A moral leadership deficit
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

The response to Kathua and Unnao highlights an absence.

Stooping to cover
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Watchdog journalism is being replaced by guard dog journalism. Media is deferential to authority, intolerant of contrarian views.

A meeting, a conspiracy
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

BJP’s fear and foreboding about the Gujarat outcome leads to a bizarre theory

A Court-Mandated Diwali
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Supreme Court's ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and surrounding towns till November 1 is extreme, unjustified and, perhaps, inadequately thought through.

An Unbecoming Compromise
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

On the Rohingya, Aung San Suu Kyi lets political expediency dominate principles

A Gift Of Words And Silence
Thu, Jul 20, 2017

It marks out the good politicians from the bad

The Man Who Won’t Be President
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

L K Advani would have been the most fitting Sangh Parivar choice for the post.

Not The Indian Army I Know
Thu, May 25, 2017

The force has let itself down in the ‘human shield’ incident in Kashmir

The mysterious Mr Jadhav
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The case of the Indian sentenced in Pakistan offers more questions than answers

Karan Thapar column: When Rahul cried vendetta
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s response to the ‘National Herald’ case raises questions.