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A Renewables Revolution

As we wean ourselves off fossil fuels, benefits will be vast, and not just to the climate

Maharashtra political drama: When BJP won but its leader lost

For Devendra Fadnavis, political crisis in Maharashtra didn't end the way it was supposed to. Thereby hangs a tale

How the bank held its own

Contrary to the criticism from some quarters, RBI has done well to balance inflation and growth during exceptionally trying circumstances

A farmer's encounter with climate change

This year has been a rude awakening. Generations' worth of knowledge was not enough to prepare us for the climate crisis in my village

There is only one solution to the problem of competitive insults to religions

It is to equally respect all faiths, gods and prophets. By discarding double standards, an equilibrium can be found

Your Lordship no more

March 19, 2009 12:50:28 am

Should a judge be addressed as ‘My Lord’? Is it not a legacy of the colonial past? Is it not a symbol of servitude and slavery?

All resemblances are not coincidental

March 19, 2009 12:49:15 am

The eerie similarity between Sanjay Gandhi and Narendra Modi’s visions of order

Whose legacy?

March 18, 2009 11:00:49 pm

It is ironical that Varun Gandhi would make a hate speech when his mother,Maneka Gandhi is a champion of animal rights and his late father Sanjay,despite the reputation he earned during the Emergency,never did so….

There is an alternative

March 18, 2009 12:52:35 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece,People’s Democracy attacks L. K. Advani for his opinion that the Indian polity can only be bipolar…..

Isle of strife

March 18, 2009 12:50:34 am

As political turmoil envelops Madagascar Alia Allana brings you the background

Will a troubled history repeat itself in Northern Ireland?

March 18, 2009 12:47:47 am

It looks unlikely,as tens of thousands protest recent violence

American embrace

March 18, 2009 12:45:36 am

While the Indian communists continue to peddle their sophomoric anti-Americanism,their counterparts in Beijing are relishing the renewed warmth between….

Playing it unsafe

March 18, 2009 12:41:27 am

What the absence of international cricket means to Karachi

Credible choices

March 17, 2009 11:18:24 pm

The so-called Third Front implies danger because of the many PM aspirants. The ideal situation would be a straight fight between the Congress-led UPA and the BJP-led NDA…..

Trouble comes in threes

March 17, 2009 3:31:15 am

Who’s going to wind up hurt after the unholy triangle between Chaudhry,Zardari and Sharif?

A tale of two TV worlds

March 17, 2009 12:42:01 am

As politicians and anchors bloviate on the elections,entertainment serials deal in hard truths

The unravelling in Nepal

March 17, 2009 12:38:54 am

The whole Maoist political experiment is crying out for a rethink

How the CPM might de-nuke India

March 16, 2009 5:26:20 pm

If the CPM does well and forges a Third Front government,its General Secretary Prakash Karat would be hailed as a hero.

Wooing the young

March 16, 2009 4:19:00 pm

Coomi Kapoor | Blog Bytes
Until now,political parties generally ignored the young and first-time voter. In the upcoming Parliamentary elections,the focus is on garnering the youth vote.

Fissiparous Front

March 16, 2009 2:16:42 am

Now that the ever-disgruntled elements have herded together as Third Front,with the objective of sharing the fruits of office post-elections…..

The delay syndrome

March 15, 2009 12:52:32 am

The phenomenon of ragging is inhuman. According to our Supreme Court it is violative of the human rights of the victim. The Court issued strict directions in the matter……

Sending the wrong message

March 15, 2009 12:47:19 am

When Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik learnt that BJP leader L.K. Advani had sent newspaper editor and nominated Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra….

Election 2009’s caste vote

March 15, 2009 12:43:31 am

It is amazing how much the forthcoming parliamentary elections revolve around the issue of caste……

Do not tolerate radical Islam

March 15, 2009 12:39:43 am

As a huge fan of Barack Obama and a dedicated enemy of radical Islam it worried me to hear the American President talk of ‘moderate’ Taliban…..

Pakistan’s crisis affects us all

March 15, 2009 12:37:25 am

It is difficult to keep away from the troubles of Pakistan. There is obviously a Pakistan that can write long replies to India’s chargesheet against the 26/11 accused…..

Rough ride

March 14, 2009 10:27:22 pm

Contesting the 2009 general elections will be an uphill task for most parties.

Why elections have little to do with who will be our PM?

March 14, 2009 9:09:56 pm

Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Swaraj Aur Samvidhan
It is the peculiar dignity of our democracy that anyone can aspire to be Prime Minister. You can be in your thirties or in your eighties.

Punjab tug of war

March 14, 2009 12:24:03 am

Politics is the art of publicly nursing grudges and privately nurturing the idea of patching up at an opportune moment.

The special thing about some TV specials

March 14, 2009 12:23:07 am

In your correspondent’s not-so-short list of news TV favourites are Aaj Tak specials on Dawood Ibrahim.

What if Ambedkar had shaped India’s foreign policy?

March 14, 2009 12:22:09 am

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar remains one of modern India’s towering personalities.