Opinion  /  Published 18.09.21

Faulty connection

Asaduddin Owaisi is often called the B-team of the Bharatiya Janata Party by his political opponents. The implication is that the Hindutva politics of the BJP and the Muslim-centric politics...
By Asim Ali

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Rahul strikes at BJP’s Hindu USP

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked why Nathuram Godse killed Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest practitioner of Hindu religion, if the RSS was the protector of Hinduism, contending that the Sangh parivar used ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.21

The case for free speech

The contest between freedom of speech and ‘reasonable restrictions’ on it is a mature one. The dilemma of liberal democratic societies lies in their ambition to strike a balance between fr...
By Anita Tagore

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.21

Pure vision: CJI invokes Vivekananda

Visionaries may be mortal. But their visions are meant to endure. This could be one way of interpreting the seminal message that was conveyed by the Chief Justice of India at an event organized by the...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.21

Like no other: The exemplary Indian

Perhaps because my own life has largely been devoted to the pursuit of personal success, I have always felt a guilty veneration for those who live for others. The public servant I most admired died on...
By Ramachandra Guha


Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Agra: Changes in the heartland

Agra’s majestic Mughal heritage illustrates the ideological contestations shaping urban politics in the heartland state of Uttar Pradesh. Hindu nationalist ideologues portrayed the Mughals as fo...
By Ravi Shankar Jayaram

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.21

The endurance of the American Dream

The West has got virtually all its own people out of Afghanistan. Very many of their Afghan workers and supporters (including those holding citizenship of Western countries) are left facing calamity, ...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 29.08.21

DU: Nehru out, Savarkar in

The Delhi University vice-chancellor is poised to acquire the sole authority to name new colleges and centres established under the varsity after any member of an approved list of personalities that i...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.21

Gujarat minister's secularism fear

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has said that talks about India's Constitution, laws and secularism will last only as long as Hindus are in majority in the country, and none of the count...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Taliban takeover being used to spread hate: CPI(M)

The Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan is being used by the BJP and Hindutva forces to whip up feelings against Muslims and spread Islamophobia, the CPI(M) alleged on Thursday. The Left party in a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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