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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Nitish Kumar will go down in posterity as a self-serving and power-seeking leader

Pakistan's recall of its Chess Olympiad team is a self-goal

Death penalty for rape: Both Ashok Gehlot and his critics miss the point

State-level OBC groups must be included in central list

Don’t ban it,question it

June 30, 2009 4:14:52 am

With the burqa back in the news,only one thing can be safely stated: the garment intended to render Muslim women…

Waking the Higher Ed Elephant

June 30, 2009 4:07:49 am

The enormous significance of the Nehruvian vision for higher education in India is now coming home to us,as India earns…

The art of peace

June 30, 2009 3:40:52 am

History may have passed Marx by but not his guru Hegel. The Hegelian dialectic remains a powerful tool to explain societal change.

Questions for Mr Sibal

June 29, 2009 4:38:15 pm

There is considerable excitement at the prospect of reform initiated by the HRD Minister.

Trading across the Radcliffe and Durand lines

June 29, 2009 2:59:32 pm

Few in New Delhi might have noticed a memorandum of understanding signed by the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan during early May in Washington about regional trade and transit.

Educating our ministers

June 29, 2009 2:58:36 pm

‘It is also not practical to invite foreign universities here when our own universities are in bad shape.’

Make it simple

June 29, 2009 3:18:28 am

Kapil Sibal’s proposal to alter the structure of education through making…

Unfinished business

June 29, 2009 3:15:18 am

Inder Malhotra — that superb chronicler of old times,good and bad — has reminded us of the Internal Emergency of June….

Bangalore to Raisina

June 29, 2009 3:11:19 am

Nandan Nilekani’s appointment to head the Unique Identity Authority (UIDA) of India has been received positively….

Remember the Time?

June 28, 2009 4:02:08 pm

We’ve been hearing stories of Michael Jackson’s shady lifestyle for so long that we had almost forgotten what made him famous in the first place.

Get serious

June 28, 2009 2:21:27 am

We are back taking a gamble on the monsoon. Sixty-one years after independence,the rains matter….

First,free education from licence raj

June 28, 2009 2:15:55 am

The best thing that has happened to Indian education in recent times is for Kapil Sibal to be appointed Minister…

Securing his place

June 28, 2009 2:12:50 am

Mamata Bannerjee is not the only union minister who views Delhi as a stop over and not her main destination.

Why Nilekani needs a broader mandate

June 28, 2009 2:10:29 am

Dr Manmohan Singh’s government deserves kudos for appointing Nandan Nilekani as the head of a super-ambitious national…


June 27, 2009 3:38:25 pm

I woke up to this sad news. I couldn’t believe it. I still can’t believe it. It’s as if we are all having a bad dream. Why him and why so soon?

Who ate his homework?

June 27, 2009 5:23:55 am

The HRD ministry’s 100-day plan has provoked the academic community out of its stupor.

Duped by IPL

June 27, 2009 4:16:37 am

The IPL gave the Indian team a false sense of security,particularly at a time when they should have been preparing for the T20 world…

The audacity of pop

June 26, 2009 11:56:57 pm

Michael Jackson was the Barack Obama of pop music. Or perhaps it should be put the other way round….

Cop ethics

June 26, 2009 4:19:01 am

Most of the problems faced by governments,whether in the states or at the Centre…

Ruined by options

June 26, 2009 4:12:29 am

Though I believe in equity of opportunity for all,I do not think parity between students from different education…

Monsoon matters

June 26, 2009 4:11:46 am

Weather just isn’t what it used to be. Calcutta winters aren’t as sharp; Kashmir’s snowfall not as regular…

Remembering Emergency,34 years on

June 26, 2009 3:39:44 am

Americans of a certain age still remember what they were doing when John F. Kennedy was shot dead.

Pieces of the Persian puzzle

June 26, 2009 3:34:22 am

The massive public demonstrations of the past week in Iran,unprecedented since the revolution thirty years ago…

Beware of the tweet next door

June 26, 2009 3:28:42 am

Twenty years ago,the world was transfixed by an image a lone young man standing in the road before a column…

The budget process

June 26, 2009 3:14:09 am

As the Central government gets set to present the union budget on July 6,Parliamentary Research Services explains the process…