Opinion

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Security for all not feasible

Two more policemen died in the valley. This is not the first time that there is casualty in Kashmir. But the disconcerting aspect is that

February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018

The economics of politics

It's understandable that this year's budget should have an eye on rural India which constitutes some 70 percent of voters.

January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018

Awards losing their sheen

When the constitution has banned awards why should they be there. They violate the spirit of the constitution and the general understanding.

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

Crisis in the Indian judicial system

Whether it was a prover-bial storm in a teacup or something else, the fact remains that the judiciary has been exposed. The impartiality with which it is known has been shaken.

January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018

Anthem has to be respected

When I was in Sialkot City, now a part of Pakistan, I used to visit cinema halls in the cantonment regularly. What I resented then was that I had to stand up for the British national anthem, “God...

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

Trumping up a new warning

There may be a grain of truth in the statement by US President Donald Trump that his country has “foolishly” given USD 33 billion in aid to Pakistan in the last 15 years.

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

Another lost opportunity

Nothing seems to work between India and Pakistan. The meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian prisoner in a Pakistani jail, with his wife and mother could have been an opportunity to foster better...

December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017

BJP staves off strong Congress challenge

In the rumble-tumble of election, the role of Congress President Sonia Gandhi has not been recognised. No doubt, the contest was

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

No alternative to dynastic rule

There is no surprise. It was well known that the Congress Party is hopelessly dependent on the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty. Elevation of Rahul Gandhi to the post of Congress president was along the...

December 1, 2017
December 1, 2017

Mandir and masjid can coexist

On December 6, the demolition of the Babri Masjid would be 25 years old. Instead of making amends for what the Congress government did in 1992 with the connivance of then Prime Minister PV...