India  /  Published 29.05.22

Maintain peace and follow traditions: Muslim leaders urge community

Muslim religious leaders have urged the community “not to fight fire with fire” but to “defeat hatred with love”, and rued the silence of the government as “fanatics&rdqu...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Governments must take concrete steps to arrest the ongoing mass extinction of species

False hope Sir — Anthropogenic activities and climate change have led to an acceleration of species extinction. Environmentalists have urged governments to prioritize the preservation of biodiv...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.22

Vladimir Putin is a small man on a big chair

There are several lessons to be learnt from watching the tragic bloodshed and destruction in Ukraine. The most important one for us in India has to do with Vladimir Putin. Label him what you will &mda...
By Ruchir Joshi

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Mallika recalls the relationship between Sarabhai and Bhabha

Mallika Sarabhai, dancer, activist and daughter of scientist Vikram Sarabhai, said her father had serious differences with nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha but they never turned acrimonious, something th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Bengal’s favourite 'ghoti-gorom' snack is vanishing

Delicious memories Sir — Many of us have fond memories of outings in the city during summer vacations. These outings would have been incomplete without a thonga of ghoti-gorom. T...
By The Telegraph


Opinion  /  Published 21.03.22

All's fair: Islamophobia

Soothsayers might find the Ides of March significant for more reasons than Julius Caesar. The United Nations passed a resolution marking March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia. While...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.22

Inner voice: govt, people

As the controversy over the ban on hijabs in Karnataka’s schools and colleges rages on, the world is beginning to take note. Rashad Hussain, the ambassador-at-large for international religious f...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.02.22

‘Islamophobia’ taking lethal form: Chomsky

“India’s immense tragedy today is that people steeped deeply in the Hindu supremacist ideology that spurred Gandhi’s killing are in fact ruling India today,” Mander said. &ldq...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.22

Britain’s identity war

“Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler/... If you think old England’s done...” — the lyrics of a popular war-time ditty encapsulate the tensions around European identity a...
By Ravi Shankar Jayaram

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.21

At the heart of Hindutva lies a telling dichotomy

Salman Khurshid compared the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to the ISIS and sparked a furore. The burning flames of the outrage reached the home of the veteran Congress politician in Shimla quite literal...
By Asim Ali


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