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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

Crusades against corruption must begin at home

April 12, 2009 1:18:41 am

Half way through this election campaign the only thing that can be said with certainty is that it has mostly been a bore.

Kasab and fair trial

April 12, 2009 1:17:22 am

Courage is not a prevalent virtue in our legal fraternity save some honourable exceptions.

Fronting for a cause

April 12, 2009 1:16:33 am

If the first front is the UPA,then the second front is the NDA. The aim of the second front is to oust the first front.

Mera joota jadugar

April 12, 2009 1:15:40 am

As E-Day approaches,Indian politics appears to be having a nervous breakdown.

A world to run

April 11, 2009 10:53:41 pm

India and China have become – by objective standards – America’s most important allies in the 21st century.

Lesson from news shoenami

April 11, 2009 10:51:27 pm

The evening of the day of the shoe,CNN-IBN’s 10 pm prime time show featured the following on-screen captions: ‘Shoecide attack..

Shockumentary evidence

April 11, 2009 10:49:55 pm

Documentary film maker Samar Minallah’s video of the 17-year-old Chand Bibi’s public flogging was news that shook the world.

Sole flies

April 11, 2009 10:21:52 pm

Apropos of your twin editorials ‘Sole baring’ and ‘Congress’s choice’,one lesson that can be drawn from the growing “shoe-chucking…

Incredible CBI

April 11, 2009 10:18:39 pm

A few days back I wrote in these columns cautioning against failure of the twin duties to preserve our democratic polity…

Viewing Delhi from Punjab

April 11, 2009 10:16:09 pm

For close to a quarter of a century the Congress has been in a state of denial.

What will happen to the MDGs?

April 11, 2009 4:57:20 pm

Bibek Debroy
In December 2000,General Assembly asked Secretary General to prepare a roadmap for implementing this declaration.

Different rules

April 10, 2009 11:17:54 pm

It is unfortunate that a journalist behaved in an indecent manner,by throwing shoe at the home minister.

Caught or not

April 10, 2009 11:16:14 pm

This has been the most media-glutted election in Indian memory,with the proliferation of television channels and digital…

Beyond two-rupee rice

April 10, 2009 11:14:50 pm

Congressmen like Mani Shankar Aiyar,Jairam Ramesh and Arjun Sengupta have bowled a googly in saying that the grand old party…

Chakwal and the Taliban

April 10, 2009 10:46:44 am


The Taliban attacking Chakwal is understandable. A village with a history of co-existence would provoke the worst in fanatics of all kinds.

‘State governments have started taking climate change seriously’

April 10, 2009 12:25:18 am

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change head and climate change leader will soon leave for the 30th session of the IPCC in Turkey…

Looking for a foreign hand

April 10, 2009 12:19:28 am

Recently,Nepal’s finance minister and a senior Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai asked leaders not to visit India and instead make indigenous…

Unreconciled to truth

April 9, 2009 11:54:12 pm

With the end of apartheid,people said,South Africa would crumble under racial violence.

Sum of so much trivia

April 9, 2009 11:54:00 pm

Election season in the world’s largest and most diverse democracy ought to be the perfect stage for a display of leadership…

Sole flies

April 9, 2009 11:53:47 pm

Apropos of your twin editorials ‘Sole baring’ and ‘Congress’s choice’,one lesson that can be drawn from the growing “shoe-chucking” incidents…

Growing Sangh

April 9, 2009 11:53:38 pm

The latest issue of Organiser carries a detailed interview with newly-elected RSS general secretary Bhayyaji Joshi.

How many steps from my 37 lashes?

April 9, 2009 11:53:25 pm

In news rooms,board rooms and drawing rooms across Pakistan,a new conversation is finally underway.

When 3 + 1 = 5

April 9, 2009 11:53:13 pm

The formation of a Fourth Front by the constituents of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) – RJD of Lalu Prasad Yadav,Lok Janashakti Party of Ram Vilas Paswan…

Going down the tubes

April 8, 2009 4:22:04 am

Exploiting Reliance’s gas discovery needs significant investment in a pipeline and distribution system

Manifesto talk

April 7, 2009 11:03:46 pm

The BJP’s is not an exception. By including controversial and trite topics such as abrogation of article 370 the BJP fails to recognise…..