Opinion  /  Published 20.02.19

Why it matters how Manipur became a state

The Indian republic turned 69 on January 26. Five days earlier, on January 21, Manipur also commemorated its 47th year as an Indian state. The first event was marked by protests and boycotts by insurg...
By Pradip Phanjoubam in

India  /  Published 30.05.19

‘We live in Bharat, we are Bharatvasi’

The young man shot at in Bihar’s Begusarai district on Saturday, allegedly for being a Muslim, had the bullet removed surgically from his back at a private hospital on a day Narendra Modi was sworn ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.19

Our liberties dangle by a slender thread

This last week in Parliament could be, potentially, a turning point in the history of the republic. The Lok Sabha passed two bills that have large constitutional implications.The citizenship amendment...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 09.01.19

Forward quota: Your questions answered

The Union cabinet on Monday gave the go-ahead for a legislation to give 10 per cent quota in state jobs and educational institutions for 'economically weaker sections'.The proposed criteria for determ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Appeal to Hindus to speak out

To Ismail Sheikh, 68, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the National Register of Citizens represent a two-pronged attack on the country’s Muslims, and he wants the Hindus to speak out against it....
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


India  /  Published 28.11.19

Coalition locked in secular embrace

Soon after dusk fell, Maharashtra, if not the whole of India itself, witnessed a political dawn that would have astonished even Bismarck who took bewilderment out of politics by calling it 'the art of...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.19

A vote to restore idea of India

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.01.20

Call to ‘introspect’ on working of Constitution

Eight eminent personalities, including former Supreme Court judge J. Chelameswar and former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi, have appealed to people to “introspect and audit” the working...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Review J&K curbs: SC

Access to the Internet for legitimate activities is protected by the Constitution and Section 144 cannot be imposed frequently or to crush the expression of grievances and opinions, the Supreme Court ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.19

The pitfalls of a cash income support scheme

With Rahul Gandhi’s announcement of the Congress’s “historic decision” to adopt an income guarantee scheme, the idea of a universal basic income, mooted in the Economic Survey two years ago, h...
By Prabhat Patnaik in


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