Psycho analysis: How Hitchcock's 1960 signature runs on two 2018 releases

NHPM will ensure medical emergencies do not result in people falling into poverty

On the football field and on Kashmir, there’s a lot of testosterone around

Cauvery Authority’s challenge lies in forging federal consensus on Centre’s role in inter-state rivers


The unending turmoil in the BJP is symptomatic of all parties when they lose elections.

Level playing roads

In the ’90s,the government took the decision not to play around with the overall tax rates in every budget…

Revealed by Lalgarh

The Lalgarh standoff and election results demonstrate that the national security and economic security views…

20-20 vision

Wouldn’t the Pakistanis have just loved to watch our news channels last weekend? After more than six months…

Learning the wrong lessons

The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government seems to be in a hurry to completely overhaul the education system….


The victory of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over reformist Mir-Hossein Moussavi in the recent Iranian presidential elections has set the country ablaze….


Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan was a colossus of Indian classical music.

What’s technical about it?

There are legitimate expectations that the human resource development ministry will now deliver….

Look beyond

The outcome of the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections has been hailed as a triumph of secular forces.

Hindsight is 20/20

The phrase ‘victory has many fathers,in defeat you are an orphan’ is particularly appropriate for Indian politics.

Military wall

The editorial ‘Beyond binaries’ has suggested sustaining pressure on Pakistan but does not give any clue….

Clash of ambitions

The BJP likes to claim: country first,party next and the individual last. But the messy,very public…

Where they were all this while

A couple of years ago,when the intense tug-of-war over the issue of setting up industry on farmland was gathering…..

Obama’s Kashmir Realism

‘Realism’ has acquired a pejorative meaning in Washington these days amidst Prez Obama’s reluctance to challenge Tehran’s violent crackdown on peaceful protesters.

Iran interrupted

Twenty years ago a simple unarmed student protest in the central parts of Beijing began in April 1989…

Royal resentment

Is the Congress Party advisory to its members not to use their feudal titles meant as a gentle hint to royals who were….

Just appointments

The government deserves full marks for its appointment of Goolam Vahanvati as Attorney General and Gopal Subramanium as Solicitor General.

BJP should keep off stagnant Hindutva

Atal Bihari Vajpayee,whose ill-health has rendered him inactive for the past few years,was a deeply contemplative political leader.

Lessons from the Ayatollah

When I finished listening to Iran’s grand Ayatollah express his worldview last week,I felt a profound,immeasurable sense of relief…

‘When a post-poll alliance is possible, why go for pre-poll alliances?’

Digvijay Singh,Congress general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh,is still fresh from the party’s dramatic performance in a state where it was almost written off.