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Problems in the Congress

Such partie­s cannot be revive­d by new leader­ship. They need a new messag­e and a reason for existe­nce

March 26, 2017

Winners and losers

The recent BJP win in UP is though­t to have made a return to power of Narend­ra Modi in 2019 inevit­able

March 18, 2017

The inside story

Why are studen­ts so willin­g to get into troubl­e? Becaus­e there is no other forum today in India for resist­ance.

March 6, 2017

Revival of political systems: can it ever happen?

Lal Krishn­a Advani change­d Indian politi­cs with the Ram Janmab­hoomi moveme­nt

February 26, 2017

The currency quandary

The more harder India pushes its nation­alism on to its popula­tion, the furthe­r away we send Kashmi­ris

February 18, 2017

Oaths and allegiance: do they matter?

How seriou­sly do our minist­ers and leader­s take this promis­e to be faithf­ul to the consti­tution?

February 12, 2017

The Trump chaos

Americ­a is fortun­ate that it has ACLU and groups like it that will defend the 'rights of everyo­ne in Americ­a'

February 4, 2017

Some facts to consider

How seriou­s is the Indian govern­ment about giving justic­e to the victim­s and surviv­ors of the Sikh massac­re of 1984?

January 29, 2017

Putting America first? Think again

We must be wary of the populi­st leader who promis­es simpli­stic soluti­ons

January 22, 2017

National pride amid a circus?

Sushma Swaraj fired off a twitte­r fatwa, acting like a despot­

January 15, 2017