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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

Hindsight is 20/20

June 22, 2009 5:55:49 pm

The phrase ‘victory has many fathers,in defeat you are an orphan’ is particularly appropriate for Indian politics.

Military wall

June 22, 2009 2:42:18 am

The editorial ‘Beyond binaries’ has suggested sustaining pressure on Pakistan but does not give any clue….

Clash of ambitions

June 22, 2009 2:36:05 am

The BJP likes to claim: country first,party next and the individual last. But the messy,very public…

Where they were all this while

June 22, 2009 2:33:07 am

A couple of years ago,when the intense tug-of-war over the issue of setting up industry on farmland was gathering…..

Obama’s Kashmir Realism

June 21, 2009 5:21:40 pm

‘Realism’ has acquired a pejorative meaning in Washington these days amidst Prez Obama’s reluctance to challenge Tehran’s violent crackdown on peaceful protesters.

Iran interrupted

June 21, 2009 5:52:22 am

Twenty years ago a simple unarmed student protest in the central parts of Beijing began in April 1989…

Royal resentment

June 21, 2009 5:51:15 am

Is the Congress Party advisory to its members not to use their feudal titles meant as a gentle hint to royals who were….

Just appointments

June 21, 2009 5:50:44 am

The government deserves full marks for its appointment of Goolam Vahanvati as Attorney General and Gopal Subramanium as Solicitor General.

BJP should keep off stagnant Hindutva

June 21, 2009 5:49:51 am

Atal Bihari Vajpayee,whose ill-health has rendered him inactive for the past few years,was a deeply contemplative political leader.

Lessons from the Ayatollah

June 21, 2009 5:48:41 am

When I finished listening to Iran’s grand Ayatollah express his worldview last week,I felt a profound,immeasurable sense of relief…

‘When a post-poll alliance is possible, why go for pre-poll alliances?’

June 21, 2009 2:24:18 am

Digvijay Singh,Congress general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh,is still fresh from the party’s dramatic performance in a state where it was almost written off.

Conflicts of cricket

June 20, 2009 5:27:54 pm

The arrogance and money power of the IPL have made BCCI too brazen. For cricket’s sake and its own,some self-correction is needed

The Power of A Woman

June 20, 2009 3:58:29 pm

Early last week,the media was full of images of a faceless domestic servant who had caused a celebrated Bollywood actor to be arrested on charges of rape.

The state of cities

June 20, 2009 12:56:58 am

Post-delimitation,urban governance must be seen through a political lens,not just a municipal one

Demons and dark side

June 20, 2009 12:53:00 am

Debating Bollywood,Bengal and Iran

Through an astute lens

June 20, 2009 12:44:26 am

For almost three decades,cinema has been a perceptive mirror to the forces shaping modern Iran

Follow the leader

June 20, 2009 12:39:05 am

The army has now narrowed down its search — instead of going after the ‘Taliban’,they are hunting for The Man — Baitullah Mehsud….

Bottled up

June 20, 2009 12:34:52 am

The protests in Iran over allegations of the rigging of the presidential election indeed spring from long-term historical factors….

Confused accountability

June 20, 2009 12:32:16 am

Instead of increasing MPLADS,reconsider it entirely

Cheap and best

June 19, 2009 1:34:25 am

Many of the government’s large-scale building projects have visibly foundered. Let’s hope they get low-cost housing right

The courage of conviction

June 19, 2009 1:31:45 am

The BJP’s problem is ideological drift and lack of leadership. It must affirm its RSS fundamentals.

A summit that wasn’t

June 19, 2009 1:30:24 am

The meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has not kindled much hope.

Troubled waters

June 19, 2009 1:25:46 am

The secret of the Left Front’s stranglehold on West Bengal is finally out. Apart from neglecting the people,the Marxists also ignored the Maoist threat for long.


June 19, 2009 1:22:04 am

The law should eventually be restored in Lalgarh. But the question it poses for Bengal is trickier.

The other great game

June 19, 2009 1:18:02 am

There has been much debate in the past regarding India’s unwillingness to use air power when it fought its war with China in 1962.