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By welcoming change, a party can bring in fresh ideas, fresh opportunities

Why the farmers’ movement must broaden its agenda

The new AUKUS alliance holds some lessons for India

In Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 goals, a chance to deepen partnerships, including with India

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.

Slumdog’s chances

January 22, 2009 12:03:49 pm

It isn’t the first time that the world needs hope,and it isn’t the first time that the movies have responded to difficult times. The Great Depression was in the same year that gave birth to the Oscars

Capability proved

January 21, 2009 11:48:33 pm

The growth of a state should be judged by facts and figures and not by statements from political quarters. No doubt Gujarat is ahead on overall growth vis-à-vis other states.

Satyam scam

January 21, 2009 2:39:03 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPI (M) mouthpiece People’s Democracy uses the Satyam fraud to argue that capitalism thrives on deceit….

A ear for an eye

January 21, 2009 2:36:30 am

The post-Mumbai response has thankfully avoided stereotyping Muslims

What Bush Leaves Behind

January 21, 2009 2:33:49 am

Dubya’s legacy is dependent on Obama’s future plans

Dream come true

January 21, 2009 2:32:10 am

What Obama’s coronation means for Dr. King’s legacy

Lines of defence

January 20, 2009 4:18:20 am

For a country like India,surrounded by hostile neighbours,it’s not a matter of choice but a necessity to possess a powerful and credible line of defence…

Clash of Californications

January 20, 2009 2:13:13 am

Little did Samuel Huntington know,when he published a book called Who we are: The Challenges to America’s National Identity in 2004,that later that year,a young black man called Barack Obama would dazzle the nation at the…

Goodbye to all that

January 20, 2009 2:08:32 am

George Bush is ready for his close up on CNN,and Indian news is hot and bothered about ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

As racial history fades to black

January 20, 2009 2:05:05 am

Do young people understand the enormity of Obama’s inauguration?

Fog of war

January 20, 2009 1:52:19 am

India’s public institutions all failed Binayak Sen. Why? 

Extreme measures

January 19, 2009 1:09:46 am

This refers to ‘Army Chief confirms: Pak moved troops to India front’.

Showcasing Modi

January 18, 2009 1:15:06 am

The list of foreign dignitaries who attended Narendra Modi’s Vibrant Gujarat function was as impressive as the turnout of Indian industry.

Bush and Obama

January 18, 2009 12:53:17 am

Free democracies look forward—with ardent hope and expectation—to Barack Obama’s Presidency.

Being a sovereign nation state

January 18, 2009 12:49:22 am

Life would be so much nicer if the whole world just agreed with India on everything.

Young princes versus sulky old men

January 18, 2009 12:48:11 am

Before writing this week’s column I looked up blogs on columns past and noticed that since the attack on Mumbai…

Let’s stop this poverty tourism

January 18, 2009 12:46:39 am

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Discovery of India’ is following such bizarrely unconventional ways that it is impossible not to subject it to public scrutiny.

Letter to the editor

January 17, 2009 11:31:51 pm

It is assumed that children going to private schools come from rich families.

The India Diary

January 17, 2009 1:00:23 am

UK foreign secretary David Miliband blogs on his visit here

Sorry Harry

January 17, 2009 12:58:14 am

Prince Harry’s derisive remarks towards a classmate of Pakistani origin drew flak from the press.

Shining the light

January 17, 2009 12:57:14 am

Depth,perspective and the curious chiaroscuro of studio backdrops