Galwan Valley
India  /  Published 28.07.20

Rahul challenges politics of silence over China

Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he would continue to ask tough questions over the Chinese incursions even if  “my whole career goes to hell” in the process, asserting that “I am not...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.20

China: In the end, the Big Loser

Many Indians thought former BBC journalist Humphrey Hawksley was being overly alarmist when he wrote the thriller Dragon Fire two decades ago about a war pitting China and Pakistan against India that ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.20

At risk: Covid threat for Sumatran orangutans

Sir — In Sumatra, orangutans — the creatures are already suffering immensely on account of habitat loss, hunting and pet trade — may now run the risk of contracting Covid-19 from man...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.20

India-China clash: Read the tea leaves right

In these days of masks and quarantines, there seems little harm in your neighbours and friends maintaining some distance from you. It’s temporary, you tell yourself. But if those same partners f...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.20

The trouble with mirror image

Since 2013, a major trait in Indian politics has been the marginalization of the Opposition and a growing wish in parts of the electorate to see the Opposition cast as muscularly as the ruling party. ...
By Shyam G. Menon in

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.20

Planetary peace

I want to begin with an old story. Years ago, I went happily to watch a film on Winston Churchill. I was impressed and came back and told my father excitedly that Churchill was a hero. My father smile...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Modi: myth and the man

Narendra Modi reacted to the killing of 20 Indian army personnel by China’s People’s Liberation Army by reassuring the country that “Nobody has intruded into our border... nor have o...
By Nitasha Kaul, Dibyesh Anand in

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Truly armed: veterans' second letter

Some heights of arrogant indifference are difficult to measure. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre exemplifies this best, as is demonstrated by its obliviousness to criticism from...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

Cash aid for kin of slain soldiers

Benevolence has complemented valiance. A director of a tea estate in the Dooars and his friends have together raised funds for the families of two army men from Bengal who were killed in a violent fa...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 12.07.20

Rahul query on China land grab during Modi's rule

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday again attacked the government over the Ladakh face-off, and asked what happened that China "took away" India's land when Prime Minister Narendra Mo...
By PTI in New Delhi


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