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Lesson from news shoenami

April 11, 2009 10:51:27 pm

The evening of the day of the shoe,CNN-IBN’s 10 pm prime time show featured the following on-screen captions: ‘Shoecide attack..


Shockumentary evidence

April 11, 2009 10:49:55 pm

Documentary film maker Samar Minallah’s video of the 17-year-old Chand Bibi’s public flogging was news that shook the world.


Incredible CBI

April 11, 2009 10:18:39 pm

A few days back I wrote in these columns cautioning against failure of the twin duties to preserve our democratic polity…


Viewing Delhi from Punjab

April 11, 2009 10:16:09 pm

For close to a quarter of a century the Congress has been in a state of denial.


Caught or not

April 10, 2009 11:16:14 pm

This has been the most media-glutted election in Indian memory,with the proliferation of television channels and digital…


Beyond two-rupee rice

April 10, 2009 11:14:50 pm

Congressmen like Mani Shankar Aiyar,Jairam Ramesh and Arjun Sengupta have bowled a googly in saying that the grand old party…


‘State governments have started taking climate change seriously’

April 10, 2009 12:25:18 am

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change head and climate change leader will soon leave for the 30th session of the IPCC in Turkey…


Looking for a foreign hand

April 10, 2009 12:19:28 am

Recently,Nepal’s finance minister and a senior Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai asked leaders not to visit India and instead make indigenous…


Unreconciled to truth

April 9, 2009 11:54:12 pm

With the end of apartheid,people said,South Africa would crumble under racial violence.


Sum of so much trivia

April 9, 2009 11:54:00 pm

Election season in the world’s largest and most diverse democracy ought to be the perfect stage for a display of leadership…


Growing Sangh

April 9, 2009 11:53:38 pm

The latest issue of Organiser carries a detailed interview with newly-elected RSS general secretary Bhayyaji Joshi.


How many steps from my 37 lashes?

April 9, 2009 11:53:25 pm

In news rooms,board rooms and drawing rooms across Pakistan,a new conversation is finally underway.


When 3 + 1 = 5

April 9, 2009 11:53:13 pm

The formation of a Fourth Front by the constituents of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) – RJD of Lalu Prasad Yadav,Lok Janashakti Party of Ram Vilas Paswan…


Going down the tubes

April 8, 2009 4:22:04 am

Exploiting Reliance’s gas discovery needs significant investment in a pipeline and distribution system


Reporting doom

April 7, 2009 11:00:51 pm

Pakistan’s cash-for-cooperation tactic seems to be working again


No,Little Master

April 7, 2009 10:55:10 pm

Why Indian cricket does not have its Mike Selveys and Richie Benauds


Facing down the neighbourhood bully

April 7, 2009 3:34:01 pm

India must resist weak rationalisations of China’s action in Tibet


Digging our head deeper in the sand

April 7, 2009 3:33:34 pm

India ignores the Tibet situation and China’s widening influence at the borders to its own peril.


The city’s moment?

April 7, 2009 12:30:09 pm

Post-delimitation,the urban voters’ new power


No easy way out

April 7, 2009 1:50:44 am

The consequences for India of Af-Pak under ‘good’ Taliban need US attention


A self-serving debate

April 7, 2009 1:42:03 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece People’s Democracy took on BJP’s PM candidate L.K. Advani for challenging Prime Minister Manmohan Singh…..


Both sides now

April 7, 2009 1:39:50 am

Obama has a rare moment of bipartisan backing for his foreign policy — but is that a good thing?


Barack takes London

April 7, 2009 12:07:04 am

Whatever challenges he faces,at least Europe still hearts Obama


Maa behenji insults

April 7, 2009 12:04:56 am

Also,American TV just doesn’t have the colourful imagination of our TV news


The virtuoso militant

April 7, 2009 12:01:07 am

Terrorist acts in Mumbai and Lahore have scrambled the rules of international conflict