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Ladakh troop revolt

Ladakh troop revolt underlines Army class tensions

14 Corps Commander strikes deal with angry soldiers, defusing crisis — but hard questions remain »

Blame the Army's cover-up culture, not ‘colonial-era institutions'

Praveen Swami caught the wrong end of a long stick in his article »

Praveen Swami responds

Manvendra Singh's defence of the army's colonial-era culture of feudal deference completely misses the point. First, the facts:...»


The Conviction of a Chief Minister

With the Special Court in Bangalore pronouncing AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, guilty in the disproportionate assets case, she becomes the first Indian Chief Minister in office to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The historic verdict has unseated a popularly elected Chief Minister and will have a deep impact on the politics of Tamil Nadu, says Saptarshi Bhattacharya.Read more »

In the 16th Lok Sabha Election 2014, West Bengal has witnessed some interesting trends. Apart from the debacle of the Left and the ascendance of the Trinamool Congress (AITC), the other somewhat s... »