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Sunday, April 11, 2021
After the blackout

Unseemly proposal

March 3, 2021 8:29:42 am

CJI-led bench’s remarks risk perpetuating retrograde notion of marriage as payoff for rape. Onus is on court to undo damage

Piercing the impunity

Dance like a teacher

March 2, 2021 8:20:43 am

Chhapra college teachers did what Indians do: Break into a gig. Why is that an offence?

After the blackout

Paler green

March 2, 2021 8:20:06 am

NGT’s callous dismissal of petitions, recourse to technicalities, is a betrayal of its mandate

Consumer undurables

Five arenas

March 2, 2021 8:19:50 am

In upcoming assembly elections, contests and issues vary. But it will be BJP vs Opposition, Centre vs state

Forty Years Ago, March 2, 1981: Budget and prices

Forty Years Ago, March 2, 1981: Budget and prices

March 2, 2021 3:50:38 am

The excise duty, which often acted as a “catalyst” to inflation has been virtually left untouched for the purpose of revenue.

Forty Years Ago, March 1, 1981: Budget Proposals

Forty Years Ago, March 1, 1981: Budget Proposals

March 1, 2021 3:59:09 am

Finance Minister R Venkataraman sacrificed Rs 115 crore in revenue to free some 14-lakh people from the middle class from income tax burdens.

Consumer undurables

The missing centre

March 1, 2021 9:03:52 am

By opening its doors to those like Chourasia in MP, Congress shows it is losing touch with what it was, what it wants to be

After the blackout

Turning the corner

March 1, 2021 9:02:59 am

After severe contraction, economy is expected to return to pre-COVID levels. But stress points remain

After the blackout

400 and counting

February 27, 2021 8:15:35 am

With Ashwin, master off-spinner who seems always a student, the best is yet to be

Consumer undurables

Delhi & Islamabad

February 27, 2021 8:14:38 am

Decision to recommit to 2003 ceasefire opens possibilities that must be carefully built upon, not lost, by both countries.

Be cautiously aggressive

February 27, 2021 8:15:03 am

In meeting ambitious vaccination targets, attention must be paid to lessons of first phase, and glitches ironed out.

February 26, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Pak Unrest

February 26, 2021 3:41:48 am

Pakistan’s military regime has arrested 21 more political figures bringing the number of those detained to 30, while anti-government demonstrations spread to Karachi. Five students were arrested when they set an army major’s jeep on fire.

Piercing the impunity

A man of letters

February 26, 2021 7:48:19 am

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and publisher, recognised the spirit of the Beat Generation and nurtured it.

Indian Ocean region, Pakistan Sri Lanka relation, LTTE, China influence, India Maldives ties, Indian express news

Friends & neighbours

February 26, 2021 7:47:34 am

Pakistan PM’s Colombo visit affirms enduring ties. Minister Jaishankar’s Maldives trip signals Delhi is leaving nothing to chance.

Indo-Pak Express

State pushback

February 26, 2021 7:45:42 am

Light touch or blunt instrument? New rules to regulate social media and OTT draw the lines between Big Tech and government.

Edvard Munch, Painter, The Scream, madness, mentally ill, Indian express news

Behind the Scream

February 25, 2021 8:11:01 am

A note in Edvard Munch’s iconic painting bares the anxieties of an artist, his fear of madness.

Kathmandu impasse

February 25, 2021 8:11:32 am

Court sets aside decision to dissolve Parliament, but political reconciliation within ruling party seems unlikely.

Disha Ravi bail, climate acctivist, sedition charges, Delhi trail court, Indian express news

Thank You

February 25, 2021 8:10:38 am

Judge Dharmender Rana’s verdict granting bail to Disha Ravi underscores what judiciary can — and should — do today.

February 25, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Bonded Labour

February 25, 2021 3:00:15 am

It is happening within 30 km of Delhi — brick kiln labourers are being bought and sold all over Haryana.

petrol prices, global crude oil prices, fuel taxes, COVID vaccine, Indian express news


February 24, 2021 8:36:55 am

Rising fuel prices are inflationary, hurt consumers. Government must focus on improving direct tax and GST compliance.

Varavara Rao bail, Bombay HC, Elgar Parishad case, NIA court, Covid infection, Indian express news

Law and liberty

February 24, 2021 8:37:15 am

Bail for Varavara Rao is welcome. Tougher questions must be asked when accused are in custody for extended periods of time

Brawlers of Baghpat

February 24, 2021 8:38:01 am

Chaat vendors in a UP town battled over customers and launched a thousand memes.

Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet union, US, Afghan problem, Cold war, Ronald Reagan, UN Security Council, Moscow, Indian express news

February 24, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Brezhnev reaches out

February 24, 2021 3:20:57 am

Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev made a major overture to the US, expressing readiness for a summit meeting with President Ronald Reagan, and willingness to reopen strategic arms talks.

Australian Open trophy ceremony, men's tennis, Federer, Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Indian express news


February 23, 2021 9:04:57 am

In the middle of what seems like an everlasting prime, the Big Three still rule the game.

migrant workers, cheap labour, COvid pandemic lockdown, Niti Aayog draft policy, Indian express news

The rights of migrants

February 23, 2021 9:03:46 am

Niti Aayog draft policy on migrant workers is a prompt to reimagine labour-capital relations