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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

Soldiers to the world

July 14, 2009 11:26:29 pm

As a small contingent of the Indian troops marches down the Champs Elysees in Paris today,India owes…

The hacker state

July 14, 2009 11:22:57 pm

Defiant North Korea appears to feel like demonstrating its military wherewithal. After successfully…

Raise your brows

July 14, 2009 11:05:40 pm

Twenty five years ago,a lower middle class family imposed itself on us and demanded,commanded our attention.

On the way down

July 14, 2009 11:00:32 pm

Four instances,two questions.
•Indira Gandhi is able to block the implementation of the Allahabad High Court….

Emission impossible?

July 13, 2009 11:42:14 pm

We think we know where Barack Obama was looking the end of L’Aquila G8+5+4 summit. But where was India looking throughout the summit?

Missing monitors

July 13, 2009 11:15:30 pm

The hooch tragedy that has struck Ahmedabad is an extremely crude reminder of the noxious liquor routinely consumed by millions in Gujarat..

Red vs Khaki

July 13, 2009 9:46:02 pm

The outcome in Lalgarh,once the police and Central Paramilitary Forces (CPMFs) moved in,demonstrates…

100 crore vs 15 people

July 13, 2009 1:12:16 pm

The success of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Kambakkht Ishq’ has really stunned the industry.

The nuclear games begin

July 13, 2009 1:06:25 pm

As many skeptics had suspected,123 Agreement was not going to be the end of India’s quest for recognition in global order.


July 12, 2009 6:08:52 pm

I was in Ahmedabad the day the hooch tragedy came to light. It started with a few deaths and then the numbers rose,rapidly.

India and Pak: Talks about Talks

July 12, 2009 4:50:27 pm

PM’s remarks on his way back from the G-8 meetings in Italy suggest that a deal with Pak on the resumption of talks,may be at hand.

War hots up

July 12, 2009 2:09:45 am

The heavy artillery has been brought out in the CPI(M)’s war of attrition. Last week at the party’s politburo meeting…

Backward March

July 12, 2009 2:05:19 am

Last week’s Budget brought home to me a sad reality. It was not the Marxist parties who prevented economic…

Urumqi and the fragility of the Chinese state

July 12, 2009 2:02:46 am

Many people believe that China will become the largest and most powerful economy in the world by 2050.

An ideal village,an inspiring leader

July 12, 2009 2:00:05 am

The road from Parner to Hivre Bazar,in the rural expanse of central Maharashtra,passes through an arid land untouched…

Now G14

July 11, 2009 5:26:16 pm

The expansion of the G8 to the G14 is taking place with new structures being put together with hairpins and chewing gum.

Murder he wrote

July 11, 2009 3:24:52 am

Ibrahim Rahimtulla has a direct interest in the findings of the Justice M.S. Liberhan Commission.

Black day

July 11, 2009 3:22:56 am

Pakistan’s President Asif Zardari knows how to stay in the news. And so does the country’s Chief Justice,Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

Economists and CEOs on news TV

July 11, 2009 3:20:25 am

Making a substantive point on a news TV discussion may be among the toughest jobs in modern economies and I have often wondered whether the ones..

Speedy killer

July 11, 2009 3:16:33 am

Good liquor is slow poison; bad liquor can kill instantly. It’s ironic that hooch…

Ten months,full circle

July 11, 2009 3:12:36 am

September 2008 was less than a year ago. Lehman Brothers collapsed. AIG got nationalised. Merrill got taken over. Washington Mutual disappeared.

The ‘New Land’

July 11, 2009 3:10:31 am

China’s ethnic moment is here with a vengeance. This was nervously endorsed by President Hu Jintao’s decision…

The non-enforceable Section 377

July 10, 2009 2:57:06 pm

I wonder whether those who get uptight about Section 377 of IPC have bothered to read it.

Degrees of change

July 10, 2009 1:03:55 am

The foremost irony of the OBC reservation policy of the Indian state is that it has no official estimates on a basic indicator — the population of the Other Backward Classes and their socio-economic status.

A commission is forever

July 10, 2009 12:57:32 am

When the government finally discloses the contents of the Justice Liberhan Commission report there will predictably be a hue-and-cry in the media and heated debates in Parliament and outside.