Indira Gandhi
India  /  Published 21.04.19

Modi's blessings keep Pragya on track

The BJP on Saturday appeared firm to continue with terror accused Pragya Singh Thakur’s candidature in the Lok Sabha elections despite her deplorable comments on a police officer martyred in the 26/...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.19

Mayawati music for BJP but bid for tactical voting

Mayawati on Sunday took a message to the Muslim heartland that should warm the hearts of the BJP.Do not waste your votes on the Congress, the BSP leader appealed to the Muslim community as she held he...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui and Piyush Srivastava in Deoband

Books  /  Published 14.02.20

The Sikh massacres of 1984

South Asia continues to witness incidents of violence incited by religious, ethnic or sociopolitical issues. In the process, a category of survivors is created, who are forced to subsist with a trauma...
By Jhuma Sanyal

Opinion  /  Published 10.02.20

Lying TV channels

Every period of history throws up examples of infamy and disgrace. Alongside these, you often also find visual and audio-visual nuggets of hilarity and absurdity. Sometimes the comedy comes readily cl...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

Porcupines may become endangered

Sir — I was appalled to learn that porcupines now run the risk of becoming endangered across southeast Asia. They are being indiscriminately poached for bezoars, which are masses of undigested plant...
By The Telegraph


Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

Sikhs in New Zealand: Light in a dark time

To be imbued and attuned to the shabad; to be kind and compassionate; to sing the kirtan — these are the most worthwhile actions in this Dark Age of Kali YugaIn the darkness of death, New Zealand’...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

India  /  Published 20.03.19

‘Cruel joke’ on democracy, responds Congress

The Congress on Wednesday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s allegation that it had destroyed institutions when in power as a “cruel joke on India’s democracy”, accusing the current disp...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

The danger of sustained attacks on the media

A blank page can, at times, speak a thousand words. In a rare moment of solidarity, rival newspaper publications in Australia agreed to run front pages that were designed to appear as if they had been...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 18.10.19

Jackie’s India pictures fetch $50000

A photographic album containing 89 black and white and colour pictures of former US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during a trip to India in March 1962 was sold at an auction at Christie’s in New Yor...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 04.10.19

Struck by lightning

Lightning, it is said, never strikes the same place twice. But in India, lightning obeys no such law. This could well be the message of M.F. Husain’s 60 x 10 feet-wide polyptych, also the subject of...
By Srimoyee Bagchi


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