Opinion  /  Published 03.12.19

Secularism and the GDP in New India

The anti-liberal age — ‘illiberal democracies’ are one of its manifestations — seems to have received yet another seal of recognition. A study by a group of social scientists from New Zealand ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Record 2 lakh Haj pilgrims from India this year

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Tagore on jingoistic patriotism

A little over a century ago, a man who had been born in a British colony, and who would die in it, pronounced this judgement, “The idea of the Nation is one of the most powerful anæsthetics that ma...
By Samantak Das in

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Mamata vows to stand by minorities

Mamata will remain Mamata, chief minister Mamata Banerjee messaged her supporters as well as opponents on Saturday in her first public comments on the Lok Sabha election results.The assertion and a se...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Azaan notice to police from minority panel

The Delhi Minorities Commission has sent notices to two deputy commissioners of police following several complaints that policemen were asking mosques not to recite the azaan, or call for prayer, on l...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.10.19

AASU welcomes Hajela transfer

All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), the leading student organisation of the state, has welcomed the Supreme Court order to transfer NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela.The All Assam Minorities Studen...
By Abinash Kalita and Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Churches decry RSS chief's Bible reference

By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.19

Accessible but controversial

Whatever else might be said of Boris Johnson — and many charges are being levelled as I write this — the wonder for an Indian is a prime minister who doesn’t shirk public debate. His appearance ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Culture  /  Published 27.10.18

A home for Mr Khan

A large city has streets full of stories, of all kinds too. Now, some people like to lord over them — the streets — some end up on them tragically, some mingle with the paraphernalia, some guard, ...
By Tauhid Khan in

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.20

Dull pain: Of a pandemic and hunger

The Indian prime minister is of the view that the coronavirus is a universal threat. He is correct — but only partially. There are emerging signs that certain constituencies are at greater risk from...
By The Editorial Board in


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