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Entertainment  /  Published 01.01.20

'Asur' is my best till date: Nusrat Jahan

In a 2018 chat with The Telegraph, Nusrat Jahan had said, “I will do everything that makes the people around me feel proud.” Her ambition was to do the best for herself and the people around her...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.19

A crisis of these proportions demands grace

There are some crises that go beyond the desires and concerns of the moment. These probably occur more frequently on the level of personal existence; sometimes they affect clans or groups. It is unfor...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Politicians speak up for LGBT rights

An online `petition` calling for the Narendra Modi government to vote in favour of the UN mandate on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) has gone viral on Twitter. In the vote, held on ...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 19.04.19

Priest’s sermon to politicians

Father Rajesh Lakra, parish priest of St Joseph’s Catholic Church said on Friday that the Christians of the Northeast should render selfless service to humanity and political leaders should not invo...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

World  /  Published 06.04.19

Patel critical of May’s Brexit deal

As Pakistani-origin politicians such as the home secretary Sajid Javid and the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan — both the sons of former bus drivers — continue to play a prominent role in the Brexit d...
By Amit Roy in London

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Opinion  /  Published 14.03.19

EC instruction on criminal cases: a good step

The Election Commission has made a determined effort to free the next legislature of criminally tainted politicians. It has directed that all contesting candidates with previous convictions and pendin...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.19

Authoritarianism and the lullaby of lies

With the parliamentary elections coming up, slanging matches among political parties have become more intense and strident. The quality of discussions amongst politicians and media houses, especially ...
By Anup Sinha

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.19

The impractical mathematics of reservations

Affirmative action cannot be taken casually. Not that Indian politicians take the vote-winning possibilities of reservations casually; the problem is that it is the only aspect of affirmative action t...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.19

Can gender-neutral school forms dehumanise people?

In this age of exclusions, the French National Assembly is trying out a policy of inclusiveness. It has proposed that schools should replace the terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ on administrative f...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Mujtaba Hussain to return Padma Shri

Amid nationwide protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Hyderabad-based Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain has decided to return his Padma Shri award, saying he was not happy with the current situatio...
By PTI in Hyderabad


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