India  /  Published 18.02.22

Poetic justice for Jawaharlal Nehru

Lee added: “The leaders, who fought for and won independence, are often exceptional individuals of great courage, immense culture and outstanding ability. “They came through the crucible ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.02.22

Blockaded Canada bridge opens

After protesters blockaded a critical economic link between the US and Canada for nearly a week, traffic began making its way over the span again early on Monday, providing relief to industries disrup...
By Sarah Maslin Nir

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.22

Five ways to kill federalism

Indian federalism has been in the news recently. The rejection of Republic Day floats designed by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and West Bengal was seen as a symbolic attack on those states, ...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 09.02.22

Lalu: No freedom to speak in Parliament

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday expressed his willingness to return to active politics because it was unbearable for him to silently watch where Parliament was headed. He also...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 09.02.22

Congress to Narendra Modi: Get over us

Exasperated by the Prime Minister’s fanatical assault on the Congress, party leaders wondered whether Parliament’s session was convened for this purpose and not to discuss the critical iss...
in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 08.02.22

The Thin Edge | In full retreat

For those who haven’t been following the ongoing drama in the politics of the United Kingdom, here’s the basic storyline: after an initially botched response, where it ignored the seriousn...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.22

The way we weren’t

In 2003, reacting to leader of Opposition Sonia Gandhi’s choice of words to describe the BJP-led NDA government on campaign trail, Vajpayee had reacted in Parliament by advising for close to an ...
By Upala Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Economy hit by policies, says Jawhar

The country has become a “surveillance state” and the entire thing is being run with “control and arrogance”, Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Jawhar Sircar said on Thursda...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.02.22

TMC MP takes a jibe at BJP

Her sharp remark came after Trinamul Congress re-elected chairperson Mamata Banerjee at a party event on Wednesday, who said that TMC will support Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.02.22

The questions Nirmala’s narrative is throwing up

“The fiscal deficit in 2022-23 is estimated at 6.4 per cent of GDP, which is consistent with the broad path of fiscal consolidation announced by me last year to reach a fiscal deficit level belo...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta


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