Moving from guesstimates to information about maternal mortality
The Srikrishna committees report on the Chennai lawyers agitation is at once gratifying in its candid incisiveness,as it is disturbing in its underscoring the evident deterioration…..
Amita Maliks criticism was a goad to better reporting
The lead editorial in CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy titled Vote for Peoples Alternative once again extends a call for an alternative government at the centre while stressing that it was very much possible,post poll…..
Misconceptions that must be discarded before we can make headway
A sombre realism has entered US foreign policy even the Taliban can be invited to the table
The porous membrane that separates truth and illusion
Slow and steady doesnt cut it in a crisis of such proportions
Naveen Patnaik has taken a calculated risk,and shown the BJP he cant be taken for granted
Every party,as well as every leader of any consequence,is trying to form winning or bargaining combinations notwithstanding public expectations or the demands of their own so-called ideology……
The main Dravida parties,the DMK and the AIADMK,choose to call the BJP communal or otherwise depending on their respective alliance interests….
C. Raja Mohan
As India celebrates the third successful anti-missile test conducted off the Orissa coast on Friday,New Delhi might continue to have trouble managing the politics of missile defence at home and abroad.
How sad that our Home Minister should have found the most unexpected way to link India to the terrorist attack in Lahore last week…..
The poet who wrote these defiant and inspirational lines is now back at his home,after many days of hospitalisation….
I wanted to write this column about the great pleasure of meeting old friends after a long time….
Our Marxists have never hidden their contempt for pop culture and American commercial cinema and TV. But when the CPI(M) discovered that two of its own were getting awards from such reviled bourgeois institutions
What a lot of fuss about the few possessions of the Mahatma which went on sale in New York. His ideals are evoked but seldom followed…..
The attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore evoked fear and wrath in the Pakistani press against their own country.
At least one advantage of having to watch news TV and think about it is that you can recall bits that may have been rendered unremarkable…
Faced with an unwinnable war,the Pakistan army sues for peace
Such panic plays into terrorists hands. We are a big and strong country with entrenched democratic and secular institutions…..
We think of a good idea,mess up its implementation and then scrap the idea. The HRD Ministry’s website has a list of 123 deemed universities.
We are all socialists now, proclaims Newsweek. We are creating socialist republics in the United States…
The 2008 election sent many messages. At the top: Americans wanted to turn the page on the politics of division and partisan pettiness..
That lawyering is a political profession seems obvious enough. But when courts mimic Parliament sloganeering,scuffles,strikes et al…