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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Relocating Amar Jawan Jyoti to National War Memorial is logical

🔴 The protests over the move reflect a deep schism in India’s socio-political landscape

How to fix the anti-defection loophole

🔴 If our polity wants to get rid of open corruption, it needs to take urgent steps to fix the Tenth Schedule

Justice in the time of virus

🔴 As in Novak Djokovic’s case, vaccines and masks will continue to present legal challenges, forcing courts to adjudicate between individual freedom and the larger good

How the Quad can help climate action

🔴 Arun M Kumar writes: The most commendable commitment is their focus on increasing the Indo-Pacific region’s resilience by improving critical climate information-sharing and disaster-resilient infrastructure

Why India needs a single agency to guard its borders

🔴 Ramesh Davesar writes: A national border guard, reporting to the army, will enhance border security

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

Arresting facts

January 17, 2009 12:54:49 am

Augustus Caesar’s advice to make haste slowly was evidently not on the minds of our Lok Sabha MPs when they recently cleared eights bills…

Satyam’s asatyam 

January 16, 2009 2:39:38 am

Rashtriya Sahara in its editorial (January 9) says; “the biggest problem is that because of this scam,not only is the future of capital investment endangered but even outsourcing and information technology services…

Someone to watch over you

January 16, 2009 2:36:31 am

The information technology act was amended in a tearing hurry — and it shows

Prachanda and the temple of doom

January 16, 2009 2:33:17 am

Despite his recent retractions,popular opposition to the PM is at an all-time high

No quarter

January 15, 2009 11:23:13 pm

The idea of private school funding for the education of 25 per cent of economically weak students appears noble,but there are certain inherent flaws…

Clinton’s smart power

January 15, 2009 1:57:30 am

As she sailed through the first round of Senate confirmation hearings on Tuesday,America’s top diplomat to be,Hillary Clinton,stuck to a formula that has been perfected by President Elect Barack Obama…