Farmer’s suicide

As the government fumbles for solutions to the agrarian crisis, a farmer’s suicide in c... »

AAP at a crossroads

The expulsion of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the AAP’s primary membership has impoverished the party and demonstrated the leadership’s intolerance to dissent and criticism (»

In step with Kabul

Afghanistan can carry out manoeuvres with Pakistan and China and India can have no quarrel with that (“»

Smart cities

The article, “What makes cities really smart” (April 24), has workable ideas. It also highligh... »

Suicide at rally

The incident at the AAP rally in Delhi, where a farmer, Gajendra Singh, committed suicide, is cause for distress (“»
April 24, 2015


The report, “Yechury is new CPI(M) chief” (April 20), on the elevation of S... »
April 24, 2015

Changes in juvenile law

The proposed amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act that would allow juveniles between 16 and 18 years to be considered adults in cases of heinous crime is a well-thought-out step (April 23). The... »
April 23, 2015

Amaravathi as capital

K.C. Sivaramakrishnan’s article, “Eye on capital, loss in vision”, (April 20) is yet another exa... »
April 23, 2015

Lift for the Left?

Sitaram Yechury’s elevation as CPI(M) general secretary is indeed an 'elevation to lift the Left' (A... »
April 23, 2015

On Jayakanthan

Jayakanthan’s contribution to Tamil cinema is often overshadowed by his literary oeuvre (April 9). He ensured a meaningful interaction between literature and the world of cinema. While a number of... »
April 23, 2015

Rahul’s return

Though Rahul Gandhi has finally made an attempt to take part in animated debates in Parliament, »
April 21, 2015

Kisan rally

The farmer’s rally, more the relaunch vehicle for Rahul Gandhi, seems to have gone off well (“»
April 21, 2015

New CPI(M) chief

As the fifth general secretary of the CPI(M), Sitaram Yechury faces the tough task of arresting the party’s decline and leading it to a path of growth (“»
April 24, 2015

Three futures

In Shiv Visvanathan’s succinct analysis of the speeches made by Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Sitaram Yechury, it is Mr. Modi who clearly appears to be a man under siege due to his government’s... »
April 23, 2015

NIOS and exam hurdle

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), under the HRD Ministry, Government of India, was created, among other things, to provide an alternative scheme of studies to the State Boards and t... »
April 23, 2015

Ministry of magic tricks

It was refreshing to read William J. Lockhart’s article, “The Ministry of Magic Tricks” (April 22)»
April 23, 2015

AP capital

N. Chandrababu Naidu is on the verge of committing another historic blunder by investing heavily in the capital region of a cash-strapped Andhra Pradesh (“»
April 23, 2015

NPT review

It is futile to expect any considerable change in the NPT’s architecture (“No frisson in talks ov... »
April 21, 2015

History and politics

It is a rude shock that the neutrality and independence of historical studies in India are being eroded by some powerful lobbies in our country (“»
April 21, 2015

On Amaravathi

A key takeaway from the article, “Eye on capital, loss in vision” (April 20), is the mistrust ou... »