Tavleen Singh writes: The message to Muslims who chose India over Pakistan in 1947 is that they made a bad choice. They must now learn to accept that although they chose to remain Indian, they should now learn to live in India as lesser citizens.
Coomi Kapoor writes: Shah traces the story of Modi’s success as a poll strategist not to the Gujarat chief ministerial or 2014 campaigns, but way back to 1987, when Modi was given charge of the BJP campaign in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation polls.
P Chidambaram wirtes: We cannot depart from the path of an open, liberal and market-based economy. That would be suicidal. Yet, we must take stock and, considering the global and domestic developments, re-set our economic policies. That requires the courage, clarity and speed of 1991
Who is to blame? And is being divided over everything the only way?
Paromita Chakrabarti writes: As Apple phases out the iPod, what my Ipod meant to me.
Chitranshul Sinha writes: Till the time safeguards are built to prevent misapplication of the UAPA, or even laws like the National Security Act, the law of sedition will keep rearing its head under different names despite the Court’s orders.
P C Mohanan, Amitabh Kundu write: In the absence of robust data on deaths due to the pandemic, claims and counterclaims will continue
Avijit Pathak writes: As we experience violence in the name of religious nationalism, or violence in the name of education, Krishnamurti’s books and talks tend to acquire a new meaning and significance.
Aditi Nayar writes: Centre’s decision will ensure fiscal transparency in states’ finances, an area that has been cloaked in opacity.
India has played the role of a sensitive and helpful neighbour without weighing in on the political crisis. It should continue to do so, since New Delhi’s commitment is, as it has repeatedly stated, to the people of Sri Lanka and not to any political dispensation or family.
Young athletes, sometimes misled by greedy coaches, at other times risking their bodies and future knowingly, are the ultimate tragedy of these cold anti-doping results.
British correspondents have reported that the Argentine trawler Narwal bombed by British harrier jets has sunk. One crewman was killed and 13 were injured before the rest of the crew surrendered.
The Pulitzer for Abidi, Mattoo, Dave and Siddiqui acknowledges what is so often forgotten — the power of a still image. This power is at its most potent when the lens is turned outward, to the world instead of inward, for the selfie.
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt writes: What I learnt from him was how to maintain the ragas, to distribute the beats and while doing all of that, to hold the audience’s attention and bridge the tradition with the contemporary.
Kaushik Das Gupta writes: Why Tamil Nadu health Minister is wrong to call shawarma foreign.
S Y Quraishi writes: India has achieved the replacement rate for its population. Now, ‘unmet need’ for family planning tools must be provided for.
On Monday, referring to the prime minister’s views on shedding colonial baggage as the country marks 75 years since independence, the Home Ministry asked the SC to defer the hearing for now till a “competent forum”, presumably Parliament, deliberates on the issue.
The Ranchi incident shows that, despite Supreme Court directives, the DGCA’s rules and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, much remains to be done.
Modern Indian architecture stands on the tall shoulders of one who never gave up on his integrity, his spirit of inquiry and his pursuit of beauty.
In London, the Defence Minister announced that the fishing vessel has surrendered to the British task force.
Vandana Kalra writes: Incident at MS University in Vadodara shows how limits on artistic liberty have grown
Smriti Irani writes: The quest for gender parity pervades every sphere of statecraft, ensuring it is not reduced to the ranks of an artificial add-on.
C. Raja Mohan writes: The US emphasis on partnerships rather than unilateralism in dealing with the China challenge means India’s agency in the region can only grow.
The incident involving a passenger with disability shows the airlines’ staff wasn’t sensitised, much like a large section of the society
Kuriakose Saju writes: As Sam Raimi returns to MCU, a look at the film that gave birth to a cultural juggernaut.
Shubhra Gupta writes: How long will it take for us to realise it is not just about him, that we all need the wind beneath our wings?
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ended her two-day election tour of West Bengal with an attack on the Marxist idea of “one-party rule” to the exclusion of other non-communist parties.
WHO’s excess mortality data stretches credulity. Yet, there’s no need to be prickly, India has its task cut out
For now, though, the consolation is that there is little to no inflation in pulses, sugar, onion, potato and most summer vegetables. To that extent, food inflation isn’t yet “generalised” in India.