Thursday, April 25, 2019

Choking Iran

India shouldn’t let US harm its oil interests

Sportspersons in poll fray

Parties banking on wide appeal of Gambhir, Vijender

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Last-minute nominations

Why keep contestants and voters guessing?

Sri Lankan horror

World needs to fight terror collectively

Editorials, last 7 days...
The gaps in intel sharing

The gaps in intel sharing

by Vappala Balachandran

Decoding issues and language barriers make it difficult to take action

Hindutva, nationalism haven’t overrun UP

Hindutva, nationalism haven’t overrun UP

by Radhika Ramaseshan

The gathbandhan has made an impact on the ground, despite the belief that a non-BJP coalition, of which it could be a key element, looked untenable. In stark contrast to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, local issues have converged with larger planks this time to a point where the regional has overruled the national.

The MeToo movement, warts and all

The MeToo movement, warts and all

by Prem Chowdhry

The MeToo movement has made its presence felt in India. However, the implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act has left a lot to be desired. Lack of awareness of the Act among workers in the unorganised sector is a major stumbling block. Misuse of the law to settle scores is another cause for concern.

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Rollercoaster journey of coalitions

by Mahesh Rangarajan

A central force is needed to effectively run even a coalition. The BJP (1999-2004) and the Congress (2004-14) were able to provide it. Vajpayee never had a single-party majority, while Modi has not governed without one. The Congress, as an alliance leader, also did not have the numbers to run the show as it liked.

Militant nationalism rears its head in Lanka

by MK Bhadrakumar

Sri Lanka is paying a high price for the ascendancy of militant cultural nationalism. The Easter Sunday bombings carry a stark warning to plural societies, especially India, that radical cultural nationalism is negation of the great celebration of life.

Comment, last 7 days...
Hitting the wrong note, every time

Hitting the wrong note, every time

Right from my early years in school, several of my friends were blessed with a fine musical sense that unfortunately seemed to elude me.

Thought for the day

You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. — Carl Gustav Jung

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This day, that year

Lahore, Thursday, April 24, 1919