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Independence Day Special
Will the majoritarian project subvert the very democratic tradition that has brought the...
Timeline
A historical walkthrough of how majoritarianism has made appearances in idea and practice....
Opinion
There is a broader—and deeper—meaning to democracy. Part of that ideal is the idea that every...
Opinion
The Constitution is armoured with the ‘basic structure’ doctrine, so it will be insurmountably...
Opinion
The dissenting judge is a powerful voice
Opinion
Forget BJP, the Congress must curb its communalism
Opinion
This is the stage where all Muslim tropes live
Interview
The editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm on the Israel project and the massacre in Gaza.
Opinion
Saudi challenge: Wahabism in a new neighbourhood
Opinion
Rajapaksa’s Sri Lanka stubbornly excludes minorities
Interview
General secr­etary of the Sri Lankan ultra-nationalist Buddhist organisation Bodu Bala Sena...
Opinion
Partition has been exposed as a bad idea, since ’47
Interview
The emeritus professor of politics at Oxford on the importance of dissenting voices
Malappuram
Malappuram, carved out for a religion, now holds a key to Kerala
Food Habits
In 2012, student groups made a dietary—and political—demand: beef on the menu
Gonds
A common Gondi and a venerable Ravana will hopefully forge a Gond cultural identity
Ambedkar’s view
Anticipating majoritarianism’s danger, Ambedkar advocated safeguards for Dalits
In Pakistan
Pakistan faces August 14 with foreboding as righteous forces tear at each other over the state’s...
orissa: photo feature
My testimony to a return, after seven years, to Kanhupur, a sea-gnawed coastal village in Kendrapada...
NATIONAL
trai: media regulation
TRAI moves to put media houses in order
opinion
The adoration-denigration cycle is the lot of those on pedestals
judiciary: appointments
But will the JAC pass muster with the states?
BOOKS
Review
A village—and its quirky, humdrum lives—is dragged into townhood. Nambisan’s scalpel probes...
Manjul Bajaj on A Town Like Ours By Kavery Nambisan
Review
Not a book to just skip through. You are so spellbound that you just don’t want to miss a word
Paro Anand on In The Shadow Of The Leaves By Anjana Basu
Regulars
Because leftists have allegedly distorted how we interpret the past, it does not mean the PM...
By Vinod Mehta
 
The page 3 people, the chatterati and those in the news for being in the news
movie review
Usual slapstick, loud and hammy acting, cringingly incorrect humour and corny lines.
Happenings
The states of the nation: news, headlines, gossip, rumours, things we learnt
Column
Business in bitesizes
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Opinion
As long as the Pakistani Army continues to view India as an existential threat and maintains...
Husain Haqqani | Fri Aug 22, 2014
View From Israel
When I was a soldier in the 1948 war, we were taught never to get into a situation which leaves...
Uri Avnery | Fri Aug 22, 2014
Opinion
Who looks after the reader's interest? Media people day in and day out affirm their commitment...
Vinod Mehta | Thu Aug 21, 2014
Book Extract
Washington's “war on terror” has failed because it did not target the jihadi movement as a...
Patrick Cockburn | Extracts from  The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising | Extracts from By Patrick Cockburn | Thu Aug 21, 2014
A Pakistani Perspective
It's Nawaz Sharif's decision to continue the judicial proceedings against Musharraf that remain...
Mohammad Taqi | Thu Aug 21, 2014
View From the USA
Yet another painful, traumatic reminder of the long history of occupation, torture, abuse and...
Ron Daniels | Wed Aug 20, 2014
View From the USA
Why you should expect more bombs to be dropped everywhere
William J. Astore | Wed Aug 20, 2014
Opinion
The PM would do well to incorporate the Lok Nayak’s convictions and what he stood for and not...
M.G. Devasahayam | Tue Aug 19, 2014
Book Extract
12 of the 366 episodes from the history of humanity covered in the book: from Joseph Stalin...
Eduardo Galeano | Extracts from By Eduardo Galeano | Tue Aug 19, 2014
State Snippets
Since the Bengali words for both “industry” and “art” are “shilpo” and since Deb is an artist—...
Dola Mitra | Tue Aug 19, 2014
For The Record
Statement by Official Spokesperson on Cancellation of Foreign Secretary's visit to Pakistan...
Syed Akbaruddin, Ministry of External Affairs | Mon Aug 18, 2014
State Snippets
It happened at last. The squabbling Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh met finally...
Madhavi Tata | Mon Aug 18, 2014
State Snippets
The first bugle has been sounded off. The Shiv Sena has released its manifesto, which is officially...
Prachi Pinglay-Plumber | Mon Aug 18, 2014
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