Indians cannot convincingly complain about other people’s racism while keeping quiet about the racism within
India is living through its third most turbulent era. The first was Partition, the second was the Emergency and the third started ever since Narendra Modi became prime minister.
The campaign for the municipal corporation of Delhi was uniquely resonant this time. Here was a civic body election writ larger than usual.
Wickremesinghe in Delhi; long dormant agreement to develop Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee Oil Tank Farm likely to be revived today.
The disaster at Sukma, where 25 CRPF jawans lost their lives, represents multiple failures at different levels. Starting from the top, it is inexplicable that the post of Director General of the CRPF should have been kept vacant for more than 50 days
The editorial in Organiser, ‘Manufactured Alienation’, comments on the present situation in Kashmir, and slams Farooq Abdullah for terming the recent Srinagar bypoll the “bloodiest” ever.
A diverse group may come together or federate on points of common interest if unity is mutually beneficial.
Sanjaya Baru raises two rhetorical questions in his article titled ‘Developmental Hindutva’ (IE, April 14): Is the term “developmental Hindutva” an oxymoron? Is it possible to balance the two in a way that is reassuring to a majority of people?
To restore stability in Kashmir, security forces must provide a counter-narrative to the psychological warfare on social media
Last week some students of Rajasthan’s Mewar University were allegedly called terrorists and beaten up, because they are from Kashmir. In more intimidation hoardings warning Kashmiris to leave UP came up in Meerut and on the Delhi-Dehradun highway, in the vicinity of colleges.
Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221
Title: Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War; Author: Myra Macdonald; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 328; Price: Rs 599
The story of Afghanistan -- of the war against the Soviets and of terrorism that has gripped the landlocked country ever since -- is in many ways also the story of diplomat Masood Khalili, who motivated his people and led them...
Title: The Golden Legend; Author: Nadeem Aslam; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 376; Price: Rs 599
Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.