October 22, 2019
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Gandhi@150: The Sailors Who Rocked The Empire’s Ship
If Gandhi and other leaders had supported the Royal Indian Navy mutiny, would our history have been different?
Sep 26, 2019
Eyes On Offshore Lights
This book sees a shift in India’s Cold War-era statecraft, from Nehru’s non-alignment to Indira’s realpolitik. But both stands weren’t mutually exclusive.
Jan 30, 2019
We The People At The Crossroads
The nation’s democratic foundations are firm but our pluralism is on trial
Jan 23, 2019
Azadi Of The Hindu Qaum
The Congress must learn that primordial religious loyalties can’t make a nation
Nov 29, 2018
Ayodhya In The Time Of Jawaharlal
It’s still a puzzle why India’s first prime minister failed to act decisively when the Babri Masjid was effectively converted into a temple in 1949
Nov 29, 2018
Nehru Jacket Or Modi Vest: Which One Are You Wearing Today?
Two Indian jackets, picked threadbare, to square a debate
Nov 08, 2018
Lachmi Deb Roy
In Nehru’s Backyard: A Row Over Proposed All-PMs Museum At Teen Murti
The proposed museum which will showcase the lives of 14 PMs, including Narendra Modi, will change the NMML’s character which is known for its academic excellence, says former PM Manmohan Singh.
Oct 24, 2018
A regular column on the essential buzz
Feb 09, 2018
From Cradle To Saddle
As Rahul takes over from his mother, the 132-year-old Congress seems to need the dynasty more than the dynasty needs it
Dec 15, 2017
On Parallel, Shining Paths
Gandhiji’s vision of India—a moral, secular version of village life and economy—was the opposite of Nehru’s ideals of socialism, democracy and science. Both made compromises in their stands.
Aug 10, 2017
Stars And Stripes With The Tricolour
Ties between India and US, the world’s largest democracies, have seen highs and lows, before showing a steady upswing in the past 20 years.
Jun 30, 2017
If The Architect Came By In 2016
What would Nehru see if he were to revisit India today? He’d be happy to see his basic blueprint in action. (So what if the details mess it up.)
Oct 25, 2016
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Zero For Aryabhatta
There is no quarrel that our first prime minister was a great man. But do we have to meet him at every turn in the capital?
May 27, 2016
32 Spokes Of Wisdom
Our national symbol, the Ashoka pillar, has an upper chakra missing. An MP pointed it out to Nehru, but was ignored.
Jan 18, 2016
Experiments In Democracy
At a time when India was riven with poverty and communal riots, Nehru’s missives to his chief ministers are a model of sagacity, persuasion and statecraft
Dec 22, 2014
Prem Shankar Jha
Hands That Modelled The Clay
Nehru laid the foundation for democracy, a self-reliant economy and secularism. Let his legacy not be squandered.
Nov 24, 2014
The Jacket's Turned Coat
Modi seems to have managed to turn the attire, his version of retro chic, into something more mainstream and commonplace.
Nov 17, 2014
'Nehru Was Generally Happy To Be Among Either Mountains Or Interesting Women'
The author of
Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire
speaks on Nehru’s persona and his intimate relationships
Nov 17, 2014
After Patel and Gandhi, the BJP moves in to appropriate glue the that holds the Congress party: Nehru and Indira
Nov 17, 2014
A Long Handle On The Broom
It was Nehru’s idea, to combat the indignity of bending
Nov 17, 2014
Peter Ronald deSouza
Exit Poll Results: BJP To Win Big In Maharashtra, Haryana; Congress' Dry Spell To Continue
'Stop Attempts To Destabilise India Or...: Rajnath Warns Pakistan
India To Sign Kartarpur Corridor Pact On Oct 23, Asks Pak To Reconsider $20 Fee
In Kashmir, Freedom From Detention Comes At The Cost Of Silence On Article 370
India v South Africa, Ranchi Test: IND Close In On Series Sweep
When Asked To Bend, We Turned To Kafka, George Orwell
Rape Survivors Experience Health Problems For Years After Traumatic Episode
Everything Is ‘Normal’ In The Wonderland That Is Kashmir
Blaming BJP For Rot Within Won’t Help Congress
Jadavpur Fracas Godsend For BJP, It Is Set To Crack Open Left's Citadel
Aurat ka Dal, and 99 Other Reasons Why Not to Impose Hindi
Maharashtra, Haryana Record Over 60% Turnout As Polling Concludes
Artillery Strike On Pak Consistent With India's Policy Of Rapid Retribution
'We Will Enter Pakistan If It Continues To...': J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik
Kerala Bypolls: Heavy Rains Play Spoilsport As Voter Turnout Falls To 58%
If Comedy Offends Somebody, Do More Comedy: Vir Das
India Slams Pakistan For Stopping Postal Mail Service
ISL: Bengaluru FC 0-0 NorthEast United | Gyan Fails To Make The Difference
WATCH: Bavuma 'Dances' To The Tune Of Debutant Nadeem In Ranchi
Riches To Rags: How Billionaire Ranbaxy Brothers Malvinder And Shivinder Singh Landed In Jail
Fake Bazaar! From Lipsticks To Toothpastes, Noodles To Milk, Counterfeit Products Make A Killing
Sex, Violence And Abuses Alone Can't Win Viewers, Content Must Relate To Common Man: Manoj Bajpayee
How Manoj Bajpayee's Success In Web Series 'The Family Man' Could Lure Bollywood A-Listers
M-S-D: Three Musketeers Who Engineered Kashmir's Bloodless Coup, But Are Their Plans Sustainable?
Death By Debt: Indian Businesses Are Devastated, Tax Terror Adds To Woes
Spilling The Beans: How Murky Was Cafe Coffee Day Founder VG Siddartha's Death
Kashmir Fireworks Incite Separatist Voices In Tamil Nadu, Will It Sully BJP's Image?