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Conformity and inequality are wired into our education system

The arrests in the Bhima Koregaon case frame a transformation in India’s polity and police force

The NDA has a slight edge in the Bihar polls, despite Nitish Kumar’s dwindling popularity

All states must be brought into the mainstream of family laws

Liquidity self-traps

April 16, 2009 9:59:59 pm

India’s growth story in the last 15 years has ridden on the back of the middle income group and the affluent.

If Mayawati were PM

April 16, 2009 9:58:31 pm

BSP’s founding strategy could limit her potential. But can she still surprise?

An Unconscionable Act

April 15, 2009 10:09:27 am

The news reports of the Supreme Court appointed SIT’s charges against a leading activist,Teesta Setalvad are truly disturbing.

‘The conduct of journalism and politics in a free society is inherently interlinked’

April 15, 2009 2:45:51 am

Over the years the publications of the Indian Express Group have continuously engaged with political developments and have become known for their strong emphasis on investigative journalism. Shri Ramnath Goenka first made his mark as an editor by confronting the colonial government and later on in his career he took on entrenched governmental and business […]

Defend the right to offend

April 15, 2009 1:42:56 am

Liberal governments are getting increasingly tetchy about free speech,when it involves religion

Party is state

April 15, 2009 1:42:02 am

As Beijing revisits an old debate on who should control the gun — the Chinese Communist Party or the state — no one is betting on new answers.

RSS-fed manifesto

April 15, 2009 1:40:05 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece ‘People’s Democracy’ talks about the BJP’s election manifesto claiming…

Lone alone?

April 15, 2009 1:36:47 am

People’s Conference leader Sajjad Lone’s decision to participate in the general elections is a welcome development. Since one swallow does not make a summer…

The politics of hurt

April 15, 2009 1:35:15 am

The theme of victimhood is costing the BJP

Independent,not free

April 15, 2009 1:33:51 am

A poisonous mix of accounting opaqueness,regulatory laxity and judicial indolence is a major roadblock to smooth development…

Clawing back,slowly

April 14, 2009 7:24:31 pm

Between the months of April and June,Malaysia hosts the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament.

From Syria,a call for ‘Undivided India’

April 14, 2009 6:11:23 pm

The RSS vision of an Akhand Bharat has an unlikely supporter,the Grand Mufti of Syria.

Keeping tabs on SRK and Salman

April 14, 2009 5:23:49 pm

There are no new releases at the multiplex because of the stalemate with the producers and distributors forum.

Swat’s wicked problem

April 14, 2009 12:20:25 am

On April 9,Sufi Muhammad,chief of Tehreek Nifaz-e Shariat-e Muhammadi left his peace camp in the district of Swat…

Reading the kahwa leaves

April 14, 2009 12:18:50 am

Sajjad Lone’s decision to contest parliamentary elections from the Baramula constituency reflects a definite shift in the political situation of Kashmir.

Kid fights and child marriages

April 14, 2009 12:17:44 am

Close your eyes. Relax the mind; allow the images of the election campaign you have seen on television,to float freely into the blackness behind your eyelids.

To reform CBI

April 14, 2009 12:16:12 am

This refers to Justice J.S. Verma’s very instructive column ‘Incredible CBI’.

Philosophy of poverty

April 14, 2009 12:13:51 am

Forget SP’s mess,take the three main manifestos,and the overlap is frightening

Can reserving seats ‘work’?

April 14, 2009 12:12:48 am

After the drama of elections is over,NGOs and the leaders of the women’s movement are likely to push for women’s reservations…

Envoy’s vision

April 13, 2009 10:15:40 pm

Richard Holbrooke has rightfully expressed concern over the growing power of the Taliban and subsequent terrorist activities.

Bureau of nods and winks

April 13, 2009 10:13:55 pm

The Central Bureau of Investigation is again in the news. With the filing in court of its “closure report” in the case of Jagdish Tytler…

Remember $150 oil?

April 13, 2009 10:11:47 pm

The recently concluded G-20 summit in London was a missed opportunity for India in pushing at least one big idea…

Why Liverpool fans are still hopeful

April 13, 2009 9:36:09 am

What’s the fun in scoring three goals in 15 minutes and spending the rest of the 75 assured of victory?

‘Let’s now ask banks who is credit-worthy: the rich who do not pay back or the poor who do’

April 12, 2009 2:39:51 am

With his Grameen Bank,Muhammad Yunus,winner of the Nobel Peace Prize,redefined the concept of lending. In this Idea Exchange moderated by Subhomoy Bhattacharjee,Deputy Executive Editor (The Financial Express),Yunus speaks about the current economic crisis and explains the role of micro-credit banks in dealing with poverty

Why is India’s ‘Regent’ PM angry?

April 12, 2009 1:59:30 am

Of late,our soft-spoken Prime Minister has begun using harsh language—not about the enemies of the nation but about the leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.