You have to take Naipaul's worldview and the flashlight with which he exposed hypocrisies as one entity

Ruling Awami League must see that students’ protests reflected deep discontents

Arguments against those with disabilities pursuing medicine are prejudiced

Congress’ stand on NRC reeks of its communal and opportunistic politics

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A gun in the capital

That image from Constitution Club hurts a nation that celebrates the 72nd anniversary of its freedoms

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A matter of confidence

Today, India seems more at ease with itself and the world.

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A brief history of democracy

A stable government helps India show the world that freedom and prosperity can travel together

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August 15, 1978, Forty Years Ago: President’s Warning

Front page of The Indian Express on August 15, 1978

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Rupee and reform

Exports apart, the Modi government should not lose sight of the need to maintain macroeconomic stability

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The Freedom We Long For

Social empowerment remains a distant dream for millions

Dreams of our father

On August 15, Bangladesh mourns the death of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The country is set to achieve his vision of Shonar Bangla.

My mulk at 71

In my film, I tried to deal with the issues of social harmony that have been on my mind for three decades. As Indians, we must ask these questions, even if there is no single answer.

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A touch of sun

Skimming the solar corona, Nasa’s Parker solar probe will help us understand the most important star in our skies

While all sections of the prohibition law were earlier non-bailable, several sections have been now made bailable.
On the Loose: Club Class

What ‘members only’ means in the new world

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Bringing to book

Coordinated probe of radical Hindu outfits by police teams is a reassuring first step. It must continue, law must take its course

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Muzaffarpur to Deoria

Time-bound social audit of childcare homes is welcome. What is needed more is a recognition of rights of those they shelter

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Comrade with a view

Somnath Chatterjee’s differences with CPM highlighted contradictions that still plague the party

August 14, 1978, Forty Years Ago: 160 killed in Beirut

Front page of The Indian Express on August 14, 1978

Assam NRC: No coercive action will be taken against anyone, creating fear condemnable, says Rajnath Singh
Vote-banks and foreigners

Congress’ stand on NRC reeks of its communal and opportunistic politics.

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Diagnosing Bias

Arguments against those with disabilities pursuing medicine are prejudiced

Seeking justice in Dhaka

Students’ protests may have dwindled. But ruling Awami League must see they reflected deep discontents

Sir Vidia’s antipathies

There is an urge now to separate VS Naipaul’s creative writing from the political. But you have to take his worldview and the flashlight with which he exposed hypocrisies as one entity.

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How India can use better data and regulations to stop industries from choking its cities

Why does India have 14 of the world’s 20 cities with highest air pollution when it has set limits and stipulated strict criminal punishments to enforce them? And what’s a possible solution?

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August 13, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Padukone Wins Gold

Front page of The Indian Express on August 13, 1978

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