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Is it yet an era for Dalit leadership?

A farm agitation, once upon a time in Kheri

What the Aryan Khan episode tells us

Let Border Security Force do its job

National security is at stake. The political storm over extension of BSF's jurisdiction is uncalled for

What class are you in?

July 23, 2009 12:27:12 am

Educating children into a culture of equality in the face of immense inequality

The test of time

July 23, 2009 12:25:25 am

It was a moment of Zen. Andrew Flintoff was down on the Lord’s pitch on his aching knee,his arms spread like a mythical bird posing for a sculptor…

Command and control in Iran

July 23, 2009 12:24:42 am

The unrest in Iran,which began as a protest against the rigged election of June 12,2009,caught the Iranian authorities by surprise.

View from the right

July 23, 2009 12:17:03 am

In its latest issue,Organiser carries an editorial titled “Time to rethink on EVMs”,which says: “Finally,the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) controversy has reached the apex court.

Joint statement: After the blooper,a bizarre assumption

July 22, 2009 12:00:09 pm

In Egypt,the Foreign Secretary was not willing to concede that there was a mistake of any sort in the joint statement.

Small step,giant leap

July 22, 2009 4:31:36 am

Rajya Sabha passing the right to education bill is a revolutionary step towards inclusive education….

Who’s afraid of homosexuality?

July 22, 2009 4:30:07 am

The legal philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham produced The Theory of Legislation in the first half of the 19th century. It propounded the great principle of utility…

How to lose the high ground

July 22, 2009 4:28:43 am

Mayawati over-reached by criminalising Joshi’s disgusting speech….

Classicist till the end

July 22, 2009 4:26:01 am

Gangubai Hanagal took Hindustani music to new places while remaining a keen critic

View from the LEFT

July 22, 2009 4:24:46 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece ‘People’s Democracy’ focussed on the recently held G-8 summit and argues that all the apprehensions that the Left have been voicing regarding…


July 22, 2009 4:21:14 am

As the American military surge in Afghanistan puts the Taliban on the defensive,Washington has explained the linkage between the short term and the long in the Obama administration’s Af-Pak strategy.

Watch your words

July 21, 2009 2:58:03 am

Deducing anything about India from the publicity arranged for a reality show called “Sach ka Saamna” is probably a bad idea.

The problem with power

July 21, 2009 2:55:00 am

Some encouraging signs have been visible recently of the power ministry taking steps towards creating a market for the besieged power sector.

Slow doesn’t win

July 21, 2009 2:51:52 am

Shekhar Gupta’s ‘Babuji dheere chalna’ has rightly captured the Indian “slowness” syndrome. However,the roots of this malady…

Resisting the arrogance of intellect

July 21, 2009 2:43:21 am

Our generation,mercifully,has little sense of what it means to philosophise as if the very existence of civilisation depended on it.

Rebuilding from ruins

July 21, 2009 2:41:26 am

President Obama was right to give his recent address in Ghana,highlighting an African success story rather than casting his speech against…

Reality on steroids

July 21, 2009 2:39:15 am

Boy,are there differences in perception between India and the US. Sunday morning,we saw Hillary Clinton on Indian news channels wreathed…

Wikipedia’s image problem

July 21, 2009 2:36:31 am

Some may wonder: Could there be a bad picture of Halle Berry or George Clooney? Just visit Wikipedia. There you’ll find a fuzzy shot of Berry from the mid-1980s…

Hillary ben: Amey Global Che

July 20, 2009 1:24:37 pm

Yes we are global ma’am,well almost. Maybe not fully the way they told you so,but we are.

Rude Food

July 20, 2009 12:19:35 pm

It used to be pesky salesmen on the phone but now they are pestering you at lunch.

More than an inch

July 20, 2009 12:53:53 am

The de-linking of terror from bilateral talks with Pakistan is shocking. One wonders if the UPA has just made a Himalayan political…

Before the chance fades

July 20, 2009 12:49:42 am

In doing the capital’s political circuit today,Hillary Clinton enjoys a big advantage that none of her predecessors at the US state department have had.

Target 2045

July 20, 2009 12:47:09 am

For several decades now,population and family planning programmes have attempted to bring about harmony between population growth and sustainable development.

Anyone for ideal cities?

July 19, 2009 1:08:44 am

My column last week (‘An ideal village,an inspiring leader’) about how one idealistic and determined grassroots leader….

What’s the point in talking to Pakistan?

July 19, 2009 1:06:44 am

India will not talk to Pakistan as long as its government continues to nurture and shield those who attack India….