Indias growth story in the last 15 years has ridden on the back of the middle income group and the affluent.
BSPs founding strategy could limit her potential. But can she still surprise?
The news reports of the Supreme Court appointed SITs charges against a leading activist,Teesta Setalvad are truly disturbing.
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 […]
Liberal governments are getting increasingly tetchy about free speech,when it involves religion
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.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy talks about the BJPs election manifesto claiming…
Peoples Conference leader Sajjad Lones decision to participate in the general elections is a welcome development. Since one swallow does not make a summer…
The theme of victimhood is costing the BJP
A poisonous mix of accounting opaqueness,regulatory laxity and judicial indolence is a major roadblock to smooth development…
Between the months of April and June,Malaysia hosts the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament.
The RSS vision of an Akhand Bharat has an unlikely supporter,the Grand Mufti of Syria.
There are no new releases at the multiplex because of the stalemate with the producers and distributors forum.
On April 9,Sufi Muhammad,chief of Tehreek Nifaz-e Shariat-e Muhammadi left his peace camp in the district of Swat…
Sajjad Lones decision to contest parliamentary elections from the Baramula constituency reflects a definite shift in the political situation of Kashmir.
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.
This refers to Justice J.S. Vermas very instructive column Incredible CBI.
Forget SPs mess,take the three main manifestos,and the overlap is frightening
After the drama of elections is over,NGOs and the leaders of the womens movement are likely to push for womens reservations…
Richard Holbrooke has rightfully expressed concern over the growing power of the Taliban and subsequent terrorist activities.
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…
The recently concluded G-20 summit in London was a missed opportunity for India in pushing at least one big idea…
What’s the fun in scoring three goals in 15 minutes and spending the rest of the 75 assured of victory?
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
Of late,our soft-spoken Prime Minister has begun using harsh languagenot about the enemies of the nation but about the leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.