The urban poor are not a small group: more than a quarter of Indias urban population lives below the poverty line,according to a recent UN study.
Was it so difficult to postpone the tournament by a few weeks? Lok Sabha elections would certainly weigh more than cricket,but an alternative could have been worked out…..
Cricket cannot be given precedence over general elections. But then,there was no need to take the IPL out of the country…..
C. Raja Mohan | Raja-Mandala
In tune with Indias traditional emphasis on the middle path,the Congress leadership that stared down the nuclear opportunism of the CPM and BJP at home is now looking the non-proliferation ayatollahs,who are back in power in Washington,in the eye.
Yoginder k. Alagh|Charawak
Most real problems can in fact,be solved. Well,almost every problem. This man who has come for your vote can be a large part of the solution.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy criticises the BJP for adopting a law will take its course stand with regard to the Varun Gandhi issue…..
Bollywoods record in politics is mixed
The Maoists divide and demolish game could have a dangerous fallout
Coomi Kapoor | Blog Bytes
Showing the speech once or twice is understandable,but telecasting it more than 20 times a day is not.
Using income,one way of defining middle class is in terms of how much of income is left over for discretionary expenditure,after paying for food and shelter.
Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Swaraj Aur Samvidhan
In the end one cannot avoid concluding that moving the IPL out reveals so much about Indian democracy.
TV news can turn the truly dreadful in this weeks context,the speech by that proud Indian Varun Gandhi…
Pakistans press is exulting at the restoration of Chief Justice Chaudhry in the wee hours of March 16,by PM Yousaf Raza Gilani.
Repealing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in Indias interest,and the way forward
Later this month,the Obama administration will unveil a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
Now that the election fever is mounting by the minute and political parties are enlivening the scene by breaking up old marriages…
Kwame Nkrumah,the first prime minister of independent Ghana,was the original proponent of the United States of Africa dream…
The election commission must come out with elaborate guidelines on the code of conduct for administrative decision making.
History teaches that dividing society with an eye to power eventually invites ones own downfall.
Several features about the current economic crisis stand out. The first,of course,is the sheer scale of what preceded it,and the magnitude of what has happened in its wake…
HARNEET SINGH | FULLY FILMI
So Aamir Khan thinks that Shah Rukh Khan is bitter because some of his recent films have not done well at the box office.
YOGINDER K. ALAGH | CHARAWAK
In India the new air for some,is that you can break the law and get away with it.
The editorial in the latest issue of the Organiser,titled Why the Congress is gung-ho…
Now that the monumental Long March by Pakistans lawyers turned into his tour de force on March 16…
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?