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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Return to the old normal may take away from us a very potent opportunity

Children from economically weaker backgrounds have fallen behind as classes shifted to the digital mode during the pandemic

The Constitution must guide us in crafting a distinctly Indian, climate-friendly development paradigm

N M Ghatate’s life mirrored the 20th century journey of Hindu nationalism

Century of forgetting

June 16, 2009 12:47:17 am

The diminution of the humanities and liberal arts in India is astonishing

New beginnings?

June 15, 2009 4:35:02 pm

Of course,I would have liked the election results to have been the other way round. But,of the remaining alternatives,what the electorate has handed down is the best one.

1873 affairs

June 15, 2009 12:58:51 pm

There are a few historians in North Block. So it is doubtful that financial sector policy-makers will be familiar with a murder case that rocked Kolkata in 1873.

Political arms

June 15, 2009 4:31:36 am

No doubt West Bengal has very often been witness to such violent scenes,be it in Nandigram,Khejuri or Singur….

The road forward

June 15, 2009 12:51:02 am

Looking for speed-bumps in the 100-day plan

Catch the mice

June 15, 2009 12:46:59 am

There is no alternative to dialogue with Pakistan. India must focus on the larger objective

A positive Hindu-Vatican dialogue

June 14, 2009 1:50:50 am

Stupendous two days. I’ll never forget these two days lived in love and trust and engaged in Hindu-Christian dialogue.” This is how Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran….

Why doesn’t the US hold a dialogue with Osama?

June 14, 2009 1:47:39 am

Am I the only one shocked by an American official daring to suggest ‘dialogue’ with Pakistan in the wake of the release of Hafiz Mohammad Saeed….

Life beyond a hundred days

June 14, 2009 1:45:08 am

The newfound enthusiasm for the American fashion of a hundred-day programme shows an urgency by Manmohan 2.0….

Outsider with insider info

June 14, 2009 1:38:39 am

L K Advani’s aide Sudheendra Kulkarni’s article hitting out at the RSS and suggesting the BJP tone down its Hindutva stance….

The Party of Little Men

June 13, 2009 6:03:22 pm

The form in which the BJP is coming to terms with its defeat explains why it deserved to lose. Many of the explanations have rightly focused on a number of factors.

That dangerous feeling

June 13, 2009 4:39:27 am

It is fascinating how all the conversation around the new government’s agenda,even the 100-day plans being drawn up…

Running out of time

June 13, 2009 3:52:46 am

As delegates from 182 countries meet in Bonn to discuss climate change,grassroots efforts are backing them up. Roz Savage….

Well spoken,now act

June 13, 2009 3:36:24 am

Barack Obama’s speech at Cairo University could mark a paradigm shift in US foreign policy. Obama made it clear that he would continue…..

Fixing women in their place?

June 13, 2009 1:40:34 am

From the point of view of a woman in public life,last week’s opening of the fifteenth Lok Sabha was uplifting.

Outside Delhi,without English

June 13, 2009 1:31:31 am

A multilingual democracy such as ours is a wonderful thing,of course. But it can be a bit restrictive at times.

The old ways of terror

June 13, 2009 1:27:07 am

A little-known terror outfit has claimed responsibility for ramming an explosive-laden truck into the hotel blast…

When the rupee crumbled

June 12, 2009 12:53:33 am

Stealth and secrecy surrounded Indira Gandhi’s decision to devalue the currency

Estranged from their own land

June 12, 2009 12:47:43 am

The exodus of internally displaced persons in Pakistan is one of the largest the world has seen

What the burning train means

June 12, 2009 12:42:41 am

Unless our administration becomes more participatory,violence may be the only resort of the voiceless

Options to consider

June 12, 2009 12:30:07 am

To provide for additional seats in Parliament and state assemblies,and for double-member constituencies….

The untamed Tiger

June 12, 2009 12:26:46 am

Peace in Sri Lanka couldn’t happen while Prabhakaran lived

Views from the hilltop

June 12, 2009 12:21:29 am

How under-appreciated Ruskin Bond is as a historian of our times

When the media doesn’t play ball

June 11, 2009 11:58:55 pm

When I think of interactions between the media and sportsmen,the first one that always comes to mind is a hilarious cross-fire…

Roads and schools

June 11, 2009 11:56:54 pm

The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser,titled “The focus now is on education and road…