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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

West side story

April 17, 2009 12:27:21 am

The latest peace deal signed by Pakistani President Asif Zardari with Taliban,ceding control of the Swat valley…

Manifestos galore

April 17, 2009 12:25:56 am

Delhi-based Hindustan Express,in its editorial entitled ‘waadey hein,waadon ka kya’ (these are promises,what of promises?) on April 10 says…

Of shock and schlock

April 16, 2009 11:48:16 pm

Provocation can score important cultural points. But the Akshay-Twinkle act was a damp squib by any measure

A seat of her own

April 16, 2009 11:47:02 pm

Around the world,women are much less likely to participate in politics than men.

EC goes easy on Lalu

April 16, 2009 11:45:46 pm

The editorial in the latest issue of Organiser,titled “Why is EC silent on Lalu and his ilk?

Laws of origin

April 16, 2009 10:02:43 pm

• What an individual does is invariably tied to the environment that has nurtured him or her. Our actions are a function of how we connect to the world. Kasab’s mother may throw light on how and when things went wrong and her son was transformed into a terrorist,although one cannot be too sure about […]

Liquidity self-traps

April 16, 2009 9:59:59 pm

India’s growth story in the last 15 years has ridden on the back of the middle income group and the affluent.

If Mayawati were PM

April 16, 2009 9:58:31 pm

BSP’s founding strategy could limit her potential. But can she still surprise?

An Unconscionable Act

April 15, 2009 10:09:27 am

The news reports of the Supreme Court appointed SIT’s charges against a leading activist,Teesta Setalvad are truly disturbing.

‘The conduct of journalism and politics in a free society is inherently interlinked’

April 15, 2009 2:45:51 am

Over the years the publications of the Indian Express Group have continuously engaged with political developments and have become known for their strong emphasis on investigative journalism. Shri Ramnath Goenka first made his mark as an editor by confronting the colonial government and later on in his career he took on entrenched governmental and business […]

Defend the right to offend

April 15, 2009 1:42:56 am

Liberal governments are getting increasingly tetchy about free speech,when it involves religion

Party is state

April 15, 2009 1:42:02 am

As Beijing revisits an old debate on who should control the gun — the Chinese Communist Party or the state — no one is betting on new answers.

RSS-fed manifesto

April 15, 2009 1:40:05 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece ‘People’s Democracy’ talks about the BJP’s election manifesto claiming…

Lone alone?

April 15, 2009 1:36:47 am

People’s Conference leader Sajjad Lone’s decision to participate in the general elections is a welcome development. Since one swallow does not make a summer…

The politics of hurt

April 15, 2009 1:35:15 am

The theme of victimhood is costing the BJP

Independent,not free

April 15, 2009 1:33:51 am

A poisonous mix of accounting opaqueness,regulatory laxity and judicial indolence is a major roadblock to smooth development…

Clawing back,slowly

April 14, 2009 7:24:31 pm

Between the months of April and June,Malaysia hosts the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament.

From Syria,a call for ‘Undivided India’

April 14, 2009 6:11:23 pm

The RSS vision of an Akhand Bharat has an unlikely supporter,the Grand Mufti of Syria.

Keeping tabs on SRK and Salman

April 14, 2009 5:23:49 pm

There are no new releases at the multiplex because of the stalemate with the producers and distributors forum.

Swat’s wicked problem

April 14, 2009 12:20:25 am

On April 9,Sufi Muhammad,chief of Tehreek Nifaz-e Shariat-e Muhammadi left his peace camp in the district of Swat…

Reading the kahwa leaves

April 14, 2009 12:18:50 am

Sajjad Lone’s decision to contest parliamentary elections from the Baramula constituency reflects a definite shift in the political situation of Kashmir.

Kid fights and child marriages

April 14, 2009 12:17:44 am

Close your eyes. Relax the mind; allow the images of the election campaign you have seen on television,to float freely into the blackness behind your eyelids.

To reform CBI

April 14, 2009 12:16:12 am

This refers to Justice J.S. Verma’s very instructive column ‘Incredible CBI’.

Philosophy of poverty

April 14, 2009 12:13:51 am

Forget SP’s mess,take the three main manifestos,and the overlap is frightening

Can reserving seats ‘work’?

April 14, 2009 12:12:48 am

After the drama of elections is over,NGOs and the leaders of the women’s movement are likely to push for women’s reservations…