RSS frequently quotes Swami Vivekananda but has not understood him

Dismantling the public university

India must negotiate every defence import to make the most of its signing of COMCASA

India’s macroeconomic framework is based on an antiquated belief that the economy is closed

The use of the news

Hindi news channels veer between the absurd and the practical

Designing accountants

What to take away from America’s experience with audit reform

Street-fighting days

The enemy within,often does greater damage than external threats. But we haven’t learnt from past mistakes. A strike is a tool…

No lesson yet

It was disgraceful when Shibu Soren and other MPs of his party sold their Lok Sabha votes to save the Narasimha Rao government…

The big swindle in corporate governance

Iam in the process of launching a weekly magazine. The dummy issue is printed and ready to be sent to potential advertisers and for feedback from likely readers…

The distance between Political India and People’s India

The fog in Delhi is clearing up. The sun is regaining his brightness,adding warmth to the chill that hasn’t departed yet. In a few weeks from now…

The Pakistan problem

So where do we go from here? How do we deal with our Pakistan problem? The short answer to that question is,nobody knows…

Not a sisterly act

Mayawati has ditched the three Samajwadi Party MPs—Atiq Ahmed,Afzal Ansari and Raj Narain Bhadulia—who defied their party whip to vote along with the BSP

Kaun Banega Pradhanmantri

In its heyday in the early 1990s,there were fears that if the BJP ever came to power,it would never ever go away. Hitler-like,Vajpayee would take his mukhota off..

Letter of the Week

The Satyam scam,where (books of) accounts were fudged and investors bilked,has thrown up the urgent need for a mechanism…

Undo and redo

The Satyam fraud was waiting to happen. Will the government,Sebi,and other authorities do anything at all to stop such malpractices?

Israel’s attack

Shock,horror,and a sense of despair followed the Israeli attacks on Gaza.

Not just in our backyard

Lashkar-e-Taiba is a threat to India,the West and even Pakistan

Remains of the day

When India and Pakistan thrashed their issues out in Tashkent

The Pakistan tangle

Pakistan has owned up to the obvious — but what direction will US strategy take?

Madrasa madness

The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser,titled “Join madrasa,why sit for tough CBSE board exam?”

Online armies

The internet’s grown,and so has cyber-crime: it’s a national security problem now

Picking up the threads in Kashmir

One of the most abiding symbols of Kashmiri culture is the pheran.

Who’s listening?

This refers to the editorial ‘In Pakistan interest’. India should stop asking Pakistan to act in either its own or our interest.

Red-hot pursuit

As your editorial points out,the next four to six months will be crucial for us.