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China, unlike India, has adapted western ideas to suit its needs

If Modi is one aspect of the Indian tragedy, Rahul Gandhi is the other

Corruption index falls short of nudging govts to undertake reforms

Australia’s battle with Facebook, Google has wider implications

History made by the millions

May 17, 2009 1:38:05 am

No surprise then. Not for readers of this column. I am afraid I have to crow though with some humility. I had consistently said Congress….

Left and wrong

May 17, 2009 1:32:26 am

This is the last ride Hitch Hiker will take,at least for some time. The launching and nursing of a magazine is taking its toll….

Without astrologer’s aid

May 17, 2009 1:29:56 am

Manmohan Singh is one Indian prime minister who did not consult an astrologer to find out whether he would remain PM….

Maya’s call

May 16, 2009 10:06:50 pm

When so many people migrate to other states from UP,because of the lack of employment opportunities,Mayawati spends money erecting political memorials.

The infallible pontificators

May 16, 2009 10:04:47 pm

As you read this,EVMs are being stacked up,returning officers are nervously double-checking numbers,and candidates are laughing nervously at jokes that are a little too loud,a little too stale.

Looking for the Muslim MP

May 16, 2009 10:02:56 pm

BJP,Congress don’t nominate Muslims. Will the count throw up a surprise?

The new government’s external advantage

May 16, 2009 4:10:23 pm

As the Congress Party returns to power trouncing its ideological opponents on the right and the left,India will command a lot more political respect on the world stage.

Rules for the limbo

May 16, 2009 1:30:07 am

Another hung Lok Sabha,the seventh in succession since the 1989 general elections,appears to be inevitable.

Our election,their opinions

May 16, 2009 1:27:57 am

India now commands great weight in the world,but it must stay clear of populist politics,warns the Telegraph.

This time for real

May 16, 2009 1:25:42 am

As military action intensifies in the NWFP and FATA,this time the US seems to be endorsing Pakistan’s resolve in flushing out the Taliban.

Despite Varun

May 15, 2009 11:23:29 pm

Irrespective of what one thinks of Varun Gandhi,most people seem to believe that slapping the NSA on Varun was an excess….

On the wall,off the road – 2

May 15, 2009 3:55:11 am

UP’s path from grievance to aspiration,from Habiba Beauty Parlour to Lohia Convent

Time for small change

May 15, 2009 12:26:33 am

Our Ministry of Finance is reportedly looking for a symbol for the ‘rupee’,on the lines of ‘£’ for ‘pound sterling’ and ¥ for the Japanese yen and $ for the dollar….

When the Buddha first smiled

May 15, 2009 12:23:31 am

The story behind Indira Gandhi’s Pokhran-I decision

Force divider

May 15, 2009 12:21:09 am

It’s hard for a frustrated and aggrieved military to remain apolitical

A sea change in relations

May 14, 2009 11:09:22 pm

The United States and Indian militaries are partnering like never before

Riding into the night

May 14, 2009 10:48:27 pm

The KKR train-wreck isn’t even funny any more

Flattery and trivia  

May 14, 2009 10:37:50 pm

The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser,titled ‘Death of Ideology; Overtaken by Servile Flattery’,observes….

Ruling the waves

May 14, 2009 10:33:16 pm

1971 war hero Admiral S.M Nanda was a scrappy fighter and master strategist

Limits of freedom: Where do they lie?

May 14, 2009 2:13:52 pm

Two years ago,self-styled moral policemen stormed into an exam of the famous Arts Faculty of the Maharaja Sayaji University at Vadodara.

Vox populi

May 14, 2009 12:05:01 am

Shekhar Gupta’s innovative Walk-the-Talk in a Dalit village was revealing. I wish he had done a similar programme with pockets of deprived Muslims….

More than logic

May 13, 2009 11:53:07 pm

Sorabjee raises a pertinent question. Any purposeful indulgence or reconstruction by judges is always welcome if it secures or protects the rights of the ill-treated….

The great escape

May 13, 2009 11:50:43 pm

Roxana Saberi’s release lays bare Iran’s political fragmentation

Not black-and-white

May 13, 2009 11:48:36 pm

Fixating on black money recovery is pointless. The only thing that works is real domestic reform

The end of Bollywood?

May 13, 2009 3:55:22 pm

The multiplex revolution,the growing influence of ‘NRI’ audiences have transformed it beyond recognition. An astonishing array of new talent has emerged,the production is a lot more professionalised.

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