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One nation, one police is a reform long overdue

Covid and the limits of straight answers

Time has come for trans-national treaties to stall surveillance by govts

The Opposition is holding Parliament hostage

This land is your land,this land is their land

January 27, 2009 2:18:41 am

A case for a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict

Deliver us from fear

January 27, 2009 2:12:43 am

‘Right against terror’ is a radical new formulation for constitutional law

In good faith

January 27, 2009 2:09:50 am

We need to demonstrate firmness in dealing with corporate fraud. But there will always be some entrepreneur with all the right connections in the political establishment

Post euphoria

January 26, 2009 1:03:48 am

This refers to ‘To quiet the west’. Now that the inauguration euphoria has worn out,it remains to be seen what Obama’s policies towards India…

Amethi-centric vision

January 25, 2009 12:50:54 am

British journalists who accompanied Rahul Gandhi and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband to Amethi were taken aback at the Gandhi scion…

America and the ‘A’ word

January 25, 2009 12:49:20 am

On January 20,the 44th President of the United States,in his inaugural speech,became the first President ever to acknowledge the existence…

Give the PM a break

January 25, 2009 12:48:00 am

Perhaps the least noticed part of Obama’s inauguration was that Robert Gates,the only member of the Cabinet who was retained from the Bush administration…

Plane truths

January 25, 2009 12:46:59 am

After transiting through the chamber of horrors that is Mumbai airport’s departure terminal,when we collapsed,drained of all energy,into the controlled safety of a European aeroplane…

Obama spoke for India too

January 25, 2009 12:45:20 am

The Delhi airport,now undergoing a major renovation,tells me a lot about our Republic and our democracy.

Letter to the editor

January 24, 2009 10:41:47 pm

George W. Bush left the White House as one of the least popular US presidents ever; yet the question remains…

Publish or perish

January 24, 2009 3:17:50 am

The Supreme Court’s reluctance to reveal
judicial assets is troubling

White hope?

January 24, 2009 12:45:27 am

Barack Obama’s ascension to the White House has created mixed feelings in Pakistan.

Dark questions on TV news

January 24, 2009 12:44:16 am

Since being ‘dark’ in India is so different a social,economic,cultural and historical experience from being black in America and since wanting fair brides for NRI sons…

Mature nations

January 23, 2009 11:04:28 pm

This refers to C. Raja Mohan’s ‘Our Obama moment’. We now must make the attempt to ensure stability and maintain peace in South Asia through mutual cooperation with Obama.


January 23, 2009 12:47:54 am

Like the rest of the world,Indians have plenty of reasons to ridicule or even vilify the outgoing US President George Bush.

Free press needs to make a profit

January 23, 2009 12:46:32 am

American newspapers are battling bankruptcy. Here’s what to do

‘No Hindi,no English. How?’

January 23, 2009 12:44:54 am

Indira Gandhi’s elevation to premiership was surrounded by intrigue

Pointers from Barack

January 22, 2009 11:28:45 pm

After taking the oath of office Barack Obama has now become one of the most powerful men on the planet and an icon for this generation.

Congress wakes up

January 22, 2009 10:56:40 pm

The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser titled ‘A new enlightenment for Congress’ observes…

Pragmatic Obama

January 22, 2009 10:55:26 pm

As he promised a definitive departure from the many controversial domestic and foreign policies of the unpopular Bush Administration…

Will America buy this inspirational story too?

January 22, 2009 10:52:50 pm

With Oscar nominations being announced later today,just two days after President Barack Obama’s entry into the White House…

Slumdog is Deewar redux

January 22, 2009 4:13:39 pm

Harneet Singh | FULLY FILMI
It’s a defining moment of Slumdog Millionaire. A six-year-old slum kid locked in a makeshift toilet jumps into a pile of shit just so he can run and get an autograph of his beloved Amitabhji.

Changing India

January 22, 2009 2:28:11 pm

Yoginder K. Alagh | CHARWAK
There is palpable change in India. The new generation performs and demands better performance. It does well in sports and in the economy.

Media’s Chosen Victims

January 22, 2009 1:40:08 pm

Coomi Kapoor | BLOG BYTES
TV personality Karan Thapar,known for his hard-hitting interviews,did a role-reversal at the end of the year. He asked one of the guests on his show,Arun Jaitley,to interview him.

Arthashastra’s Centennial

January 22, 2009 1:36:10 pm

C. Raja Mohan | RAJA-MANDALA
The title of this blog,Raja-Mandala,is drawn from the ancient Indian description of the laws that govern the conduct of relations within a circle of states.