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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Kamala Harris is more likely to think of a new paradigm for South Asia

Maradona was a rebel against a system that oppressed you by its rules

To be taken seriously, Quad needs military heft, not desultory naval exercises

Social registry linking Aadhaar with residence info can target aid to most vulnerable

Small step,giant leap

July 22, 2009 4:31:36 am

Rajya Sabha passing the right to education bill is a revolutionary step towards inclusive education….

Who’s afraid of homosexuality?

July 22, 2009 4:30:07 am

The legal philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham produced The Theory of Legislation in the first half of the 19th century. It propounded the great principle of utility…

How to lose the high ground

July 22, 2009 4:28:43 am

Mayawati over-reached by criminalising Joshi’s disgusting speech….

Classicist till the end

July 22, 2009 4:26:01 am

Gangubai Hanagal took Hindustani music to new places while remaining a keen critic

View from the LEFT

July 22, 2009 4:24:46 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece ‘People’s Democracy’ focussed on the recently held G-8 summit and argues that all the apprehensions that the Left have been voicing regarding…


July 22, 2009 4:21:14 am

As the American military surge in Afghanistan puts the Taliban on the defensive,Washington has explained the linkage between the short term and the long in the Obama administration’s Af-Pak strategy.

Watch your words

July 21, 2009 2:58:03 am

Deducing anything about India from the publicity arranged for a reality show called “Sach ka Saamna” is probably a bad idea.

The problem with power

July 21, 2009 2:55:00 am

Some encouraging signs have been visible recently of the power ministry taking steps towards creating a market for the besieged power sector.

Slow doesn’t win

July 21, 2009 2:51:52 am

Shekhar Gupta’s ‘Babuji dheere chalna’ has rightly captured the Indian “slowness” syndrome. However,the roots of this malady…

Resisting the arrogance of intellect

July 21, 2009 2:43:21 am

Our generation,mercifully,has little sense of what it means to philosophise as if the very existence of civilisation depended on it.

Rebuilding from ruins

July 21, 2009 2:41:26 am

President Obama was right to give his recent address in Ghana,highlighting an African success story rather than casting his speech against…

Reality on steroids

July 21, 2009 2:39:15 am

Boy,are there differences in perception between India and the US. Sunday morning,we saw Hillary Clinton on Indian news channels wreathed…

Wikipedia’s image problem

July 21, 2009 2:36:31 am

Some may wonder: Could there be a bad picture of Halle Berry or George Clooney? Just visit Wikipedia. There you’ll find a fuzzy shot of Berry from the mid-1980s…

Hillary ben: Amey Global Che

July 20, 2009 1:24:37 pm

Yes we are global ma’am,well almost. Maybe not fully the way they told you so,but we are.

Rude Food

July 20, 2009 12:19:35 pm

It used to be pesky salesmen on the phone but now they are pestering you at lunch.

More than an inch

July 20, 2009 12:53:53 am

The de-linking of terror from bilateral talks with Pakistan is shocking. One wonders if the UPA has just made a Himalayan political…

Before the chance fades

July 20, 2009 12:49:42 am

In doing the capital’s political circuit today,Hillary Clinton enjoys a big advantage that none of her predecessors at the US state department have had.

Target 2045

July 20, 2009 12:47:09 am

For several decades now,population and family planning programmes have attempted to bring about harmony between population growth and sustainable development.

Anyone for ideal cities?

July 19, 2009 1:08:44 am

My column last week (‘An ideal village,an inspiring leader’) about how one idealistic and determined grassroots leader….

What’s the point in talking to Pakistan?

July 19, 2009 1:06:44 am

India will not talk to Pakistan as long as its government continues to nurture and shield those who attack India….

The daam aadmi

July 19, 2009 1:04:07 am

Karl Marx called it commodity fetishism—treating people as if they are commodities to be bought and sold….

Joint statement,different interpretations

July 19, 2009 1:02:06 am

Pakistan hails the joint statement as its victory because resumption of dialogue is not specifically linked to terrorism and Mumbai 26/11 attacks….

Unhealthy humour

July 19, 2009 12:59:26 am

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad’s lighthearted remark on World Population Day that TV was the best birth control device….

India’s Diplomacy: Between Semantics and Grammar

July 18, 2009 10:49:30 am

Whether it is global trade,climate change,or nuclear non-proliferation,our mandarins and talking heads think glory lies in imagining pressure and standing up against it.

Hope & glory

July 18, 2009 3:19:34 am

The role of Indian soldiers in building political stability in Europe,the Indian Ocean region and the Far East has been significant….