2019 (caa)
Opinion  /  Published 18.12.21

History’s ironies: Two-nation theory reborn

This month, we mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of East Pakistan. Although freedom fighters in exile had announced a ‘Provisional Government of Bangladesh’ as early as April 1971...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.21

Lessons taught

As the farmers who gathered on Delhi’s borders return victorious weeks after the Narendra Modi government decided to repeal the three contentious agrarian legislations fearing electoral reversal...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.21

A civilizational crisis

Senior members of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha explained away Rakesh Tikait’s ‘reaction to an action’ response to a question on the lynching of three Bharatiya Janata Party workers. Tho...
By Samir Nazareth

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.21

Letters to the Editor: The government must rethink the idea of retirement

Changing reality Sir — Even though life expectancy has increased manifold, the average age of retirement for white collar workers remains stagnant. Fewer people draw a pension and rising prices...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.21

Spin masters: The BJP

A pep talk is necessary when the chips are down. This principle perhaps explains the tenor of most of the speeches delivered at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s national executive meeting. The onus,...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 21.10.21

‘Refugee Durga’ speaks same as maternal devi

The evocative idol of Durga as a refugee being transported in a truck together with her children and her belongings is a far cry from Goddess Durga, all-powerful, astride a lion. But this is precisely...
By Arghya Sengupta

World  /  Published 15.10.21

Sheikh Hasina makes plea for India vigil on hate

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said neighbouring countries like India should also be vigilant to ensure that religion is not used to divide people, against the backdrop of communa...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 08.10.21

A fundamental text

Gautam Bhatia examines “Citizenship and the Constitution” in the following chapter, closely analysing the “extraordinary circumstances” in which the Constitution of independent...
By Samantak Das

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.21

For an open, better world

June 13, 2021, was a momentous day for the leading democracies of the world. The president of the United States of America, Joe Biden, travelled to the United Kingdom to attend the G-7 summit. On that...
By Ashim Bhuyan

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.21

Gingerly Yours: War of words

What I cannot tell some people, I take out on telemarketers. They mostly call to offer personal loans. I play with them for a while like gau rakshaks play with cattle sellers, or cat with mi...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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