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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

Secularly swearing

May 26, 2009 12:36:55 am

Oaths with God: a sign of ‘accommodationist’ secularism

Can the BJP change?

May 26, 2009 12:30:59 am

The party needs to rethink its agenda and its manner

The Raja-Baalu episode: Forget clean govt

May 25, 2009 7:26:53 pm

Did the PM express reservations against including A Raja and T R Baalu in his council of ministers?

Ash Cannes,Sonam can’t

May 25, 2009 5:24:42 pm

They are known to fight over films and men but this is really the first instance of two actresses in a free-for-all over an endorsement.

The trials of ‘court marriages’ in India

May 25, 2009 4:36:56 pm

A Delhi HC judge recently took the very progressive step of scolding marriage officers for sending prior notices of weddings to the couples’ residences.

Foreign Minister Krishna’s worldview

May 25, 2009 4:11:10 pm

It did not take too long for S M Krishna,a self-confessed rookie on diplomatic front,to lay out his worldview over the weekend.

When terror talks

May 25, 2009 12:54:35 am

I agree with the observation that insurgent groups must learn to ultimately transform themselves….

Why we have dynasties

May 25, 2009 12:52:09 am

Dynastic politics isn’t a problem — it’s a symptom

Mind that debt

May 25, 2009 12:48:44 am

Pranab Mukherjee’s first task will be to prevent a fiscal crisis

Doon squad

May 24, 2009 2:04:13 am

Doon School will have a larger representation in the 15th Lok Sabha than ever before.

Why stability won over change

May 24, 2009 12:43:39 am

May 16 has reinforced my two inter-related beliefs about the behaviour of the Indian voter.

A deja vu government

May 24, 2009 12:42:23 am

It was not so much Dr Manmohan Singh’s new ministers but the Tamil tableau that enthralled me last week.

The triumph of the Outsider

May 24, 2009 12:40:49 am

I once met an LSE alumnus who had become a millionaire by restoring the fortunes of firms gone broke.

The inscrutable voter

May 24, 2009 12:37:34 am

The 2009 elections have again demonstrated the inscrutability of our voters.

Mascara and Black Nail Polish

May 23, 2009 4:47:51 pm

Watching Kris Allen beat Adam Lambert to win the title of American Idol was like witnessing a Maruti 800 steal a march over a Porsche.

Second chance at reform

May 23, 2009 4:12:30 am

Why the track record of UPA-I tempers hopes about UPA-II

Top stories

May 23, 2009 2:46:17 am

We Indians must feel proud for not only the successful general election,but also this vote for stability….

The election’s real winner

May 23, 2009 2:41:47 am

American optimism and the new Lok Sabha

Partisans for peace

May 23, 2009 2:18:08 am

The United Nations Mission has not been an unbiased mediator in Nepal.

The ‘others’ in news TV

May 23, 2009 2:16:28 am

‘Others’: a minefield of a word. Anthropologists,sociologists,cultural studies theorists and,er,others in social science disciplines…

Great expectations

May 23, 2009 2:14:22 am

The Congress’s sweep to victory has sparked fresh hope of repairing bridges between India and Pakistan…

Where east and west meet

May 22, 2009 2:04:56 am

Agenda for Dr Singh’s new term: the long overdue strategic outreach to the Muslim world

Speaking out,finally

May 22, 2009 2:02:59 am

What a turnaround in five years! Though the Indian Muslim may have seemed adrift and divided…

In translation

May 22, 2009 1:57:11 am

Shekhar Gupta’s article ‘On the wall,off the road’ made valid points against Mulayam and Paswan’s ideology…

How to be a Pappu

May 22, 2009 1:54:42 am

“What’s the secret of Naveen Patnaik’s success?” is the question I’ve been asked innumerable times in the past week,almost always by friends outside Orissa.