Inder Malhotra

Eminent journalist Inder Malhotra cremated

Eminent journalist Inder Malhotra cremated

New Delhi: Mortal remains of eminent journalist Inder Malhotra were today cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium in the presence of his f...Read More

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Pillar of ‘Fourth Estate’ Inder Malhotra dead

New Delhi : Eminent journalist Inder Malhotra, who helmed a string of top publications and was an accomplished political commentator, pas...Read More

Naxals show up state of shambles again

Naxals show up state of shambles again

During his decade-long tenure as prime minister, Manmohan Singh told the country that the “greatest internal security threat” to it was f...Read More

Better Jaw-Jaw Than Bang-Bang

Better Jaw-Jaw Than Bang-Bang

After the abrupt cancellation of the foreign secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan, scheduled in August 2014, there was some c...Read More

Feather in cap, even as fur flies

Feather in cap, even as fur flies

Two thousand fourteen has been a year of elections in India. More conspicuously it has also been the Year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...Read More

Telling off Hindutva hotheads

Telling off Hindutva hotheads

All through his campaign that brought him spectacular victory in the parliamentary poll, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had concentrated on...Read More

Enter Parrikar, Guns Blazing

Enter Parrikar, Guns Blazing

For over a quarter of a century, the Indian Army has desperately needed artillery guns. But no matter how hard it tried, it couldn’t get ...Read More

Afghan situation calls for vigilance

Afghan situation calls for vigilance

ON Sunday at a ceremony – not announced in advance for fear of an attack – Britain and the United States handed over to the Afghan govern...Read More

Syria: US can’t call it a day yet

Syria: US can’t call it a day yet

Can Syria be Obama’s Vietnam? On the face of it, the question I have raised does look silly. After all President Barack Obama, whose supp...Read More

Sinologist’s take on Xi visit

Sinologist’s take on Xi visit

Roderick MacFarquhar, professor of history and political science at Harvard, is an internationally respected authority on China. Way back...Read More

Raj Bhavan no place for an ex-CJI

Raj Bhavan no place for an ex-CJI

During a short period of just over 100 days, there have been many unseemly fights between the triumphant Modi Government and the badly ba...Read More

India must never be a ‘Hindu Pakistan’

India must never be a ‘Hindu Pakistan’

When Narendra Modi was swept to power spectacularly just over three months ago, high hopes of an early improvement in both development an...Read More

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Order on idle MLAs welcome

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a directive, judiciously mixed with a mild snub to the union government that merits a hearty welcome...Read More

Grand old party’s state of disarray

Grand old party’s state of disarray

 This week began with the formal announcement of the long-expected collapse of the Congress-National Conference alliance that, under the ...Read More

Public discourse is at its nadir

Public discourse is at its nadir

Is there going to be no limit to the unending degeneration of public discourse in this country, which may be a young nation-state, but is...Read More

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Polarisation poses major challenge

Almost all exit polls at the end of voting in the country’s 16th general elections on Monday handed a handsome victory to the Bharatiya J...Read More

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Lhasa remains forbidden city

DURING her visit to Beijing, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh has just concluded the sixth round of the annual strategic dialogue with her...Read More

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Vote on Sri Lanka: We got it right

AT the annual meeting of the Geneva-based, 47-member United Nations Human Rights Council last week, India abstained from voting on a reso...Read More

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Khushwant Singh: A remembrance

WITH the death of Khushwant Singh, an eminent author and journalist, as also a man of many parts, at 99, India is poorer in more ways tha...Read More

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Our national honour is at stake

Several weeks ago I had occasion to write on this page about the growing numbers of gang rapes of Indian as well as foreign women in larg...Read More

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