Discussion, not disruption
As the Winter Session of Parliament begins, Members of Parliament should aim for discussion and not for any disruption. (“Opposition to highlight int...
It seems that the world will have to pay a heavy price for Turkey’s ill-conceived act of aggression (“Dangerous provocation,” Nov.26). The only part...
Much ado about a murder
I wonder why the print and television media are providing such great coverage to the Sheena Bora case (“Indrani made ‘sister’ Sheena joint legal gua...
It is frightening to read the usage of the term ‘nihilist agenda’ in the article “Journalist or citizen” (Nov.26). ‘Nihilism’ is a neutral philosoph...
Aamir’s right to speak
It is important to watch Aamir Khan’s complete interview and understand his remarks in context. To quote him, “a person who is holding a Koran and k...
Lowdown for party high command
A second term for Amit Shah as BJP president is still not an impossibility. It will be a negotiated deal though, with adjustments and accommodations.
Battle for recognition
The much-awaited Seventh Pay Commission report has left the paramilitary forces, whose concerns have remained largely unaddressed, high and dry.
Cults and conscience
Aamir Khan’s recent transformation from celebrity to activist-crusader needs to be seen in the context of the tension between commodification & so
Straws in the Paris wind
The Paris terror attacks seem to have challenged the foundational ideals that form the basis of the European Union, a project, many argue, is already
Warning signals from the Valley
There is a worrying turn of events in Jammu and Kashmir that must be of serious concern to the State and Central governments. The changing character ...
Political shift in Argentina
The victory of Mauricio Macri, the Mayor of Buenos Aires, in Argentina’s presidential election over the ruling Peronist party’s Daniel Scioli, marks ...
Several similarities in Mumbai, Nairobi, Kenya attacks: Martin Kimani
There are many similiarities in the terror strikes in Mumbai, Paris and Nairobi, says Kenya’s Director of the National Counter Terrorism Centre, the ...
The importance of being honest
Why should everyone, including Aamir Khan, say the most perfectly worded, politically correct, lawyer-vetted things in public, even if they may think
Victims of war, apostles of peace
As victims of genocide of different forms tell their stories, they bring out a new history of the oppression of body of the women as the common refrai
Looking for a winter turnaround
Given Parliament’s importance in deliberating the legislation and scrutinising the work of the government through debates, one hopes the washed out mo
The downing of a Russian plane by Turkey near the Syrian border is indeed a dangerous act that could escalate the already complex Syrian conflict int...
Journalist or citizen?
The government’s role is to hunt criminals, prosecute them if they are found guilty, and try to prevent terror attacks. The media’s is to report on wh
Aamir Khan’s right to speak
In the Bharatiya Janata Party Parivar’s revised reckoner, actor Aamir Khan is now a villain giving India a bad name. It happened
Aamir Khan’s remark
Aamir Khan was only expressing his apprehensions and insecurity that have vitiated the atmosphere around him when he said he was alarmed at the rise ...