Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

BJP's victory: No full stops in politics

Political phenomena are often described in meteorological terms. In election time, especially, reporters and pollsters in the field try to gauge which way the “wind” is blowing; try to detect whet...
By Manini Chatterjee

India  /  Published 10.12.19

With 2 bills Shah cements himself as Modi heir

The dominant view in the BJP is home minister Amit Shah has fortified his image as a “pure Hindutva icon” after piloting two key bills, the abrogation of the provision in Article 370 that gave Jam...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.18

Trump, like the Grinch, likes to play spoilsport

Message of peaceSir — The message of peace that was conveyed by the archbishop of Calcutta, Thomas D’Souza, and the secretary of the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Swami Suparnananda, h...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Emperor’s nose smashed… Vikas mask has no use

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted with vociferous slogans of “Jai Shri Ram” by jubilant Shiv Sena members in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday morning.“Har Hindu ki yahi pukar, pahle mandir phir...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Banners hail Yogi, slam Modi

Civic authorities in Lucknow have registered a case against the Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena, a relatively new political outfit, for putting up banners in the Uttar Pradesh capital without permission ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 06.11.19

‘Reinvention’ of memorable days

Samrasta Divas, whose first word means social harmony and reflects the ideological position of the Sangh parivar on the caste system, has been officially offered as an alternative to Dr Ambedkar Jayan...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

Why India is not like Nazi Germany

Travelling abroad, I recently visited a museum in the capital of the country I was visiting. The museum was dedicated to examining a horrific period of the country’s history which ended tragically f...
By Ruchir Joshi

India  /  Published 30.03.19

'There has been a distinct political articulation of Moditva, a Right-wing populsim'

Q: In your new book, you have crunched data to show that economic deprivation and social marginalisation of Muslims in India is getting worse.A: The situation of Muslims, as far as socio-political mar...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 25.03.19

Samjhauta case verdict is a matter of shame

Old India was known as a land of mystics. New India, however, abounds in mysteries. Consider the verdict handed out by a special court on the bomb blasts in the Samjhauta Express that killed 68 passe...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.19

There's poison in the public discourse on Pulwama

Sir — The article, “Old world, new fury” (March 15), by Chandrima S. Bhattacharya was brilliant. It prompts one to ask an important question: what is terror? Is its definition restricted to an o...
By The Telegraph


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