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Zail Singh

Interpreting Interceptors

Mar 05, 2012 Lt Gen Prakash C. Katoch (Retd)

That the Army Chief could even have considered deploying interceptors to monitor conversations of personalities in the age-row is yet another hallmark in foolishness.

Report Of The Nanavati Commission

Aug 09, 2005 G.T. Nanavati

The full report was 185 pages long. We reproduce PART-IV: ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACTION

Kalam's Toughest Decision

President Kalam showed the right instinct. He did not err by delaying the signing of the Bill-- he erred in accepting his secretary's advice to eventually sign it.

A Nation With No Memory

Jul 26, 2007 B. Raman

That is why national security lapses keep overtaking us at regular intervals and we keep drifting from one disaster to another.

A Quietly Ticking Political Time Bomb?

If the Supreme Court strikes down the amended Office of Profit Law, the results could be devastating. The judgment would very likely come on the heels of the UP assembly poll results, but before the next Presidential election.

09 April, 2007

Musharraf's Bhindranwale

B. Raman

Meet Maulana Mohammad Abdul Aziz, a Deobandi cleric, the head of the Lal Masjid [Red Mosque] in Islamabad, earlier used by Musharraf to discredit Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif. But now he has gone out of control...

25 February, 2007

Will Truth Be Out At Last?

Rajinder Puri

Mr Ottavio Quattrocchi is in Argentinean custody not because but in spite of the government and the powers that be. The globalization of investigation in the Bofors case could possibly tie the hands of the UPA government.

09 August, 2006

Will Volcker Go The Bofors Way?

Rajinder Puri

Or will Mr Natwar Singh, like Mr Arun Singh, reveal all after twenty years? He has belatedly admitted he wrote letters to Iraq's oil minister. Truth in driblets will merely diminish him. He should speak up.

12 July, 2006

The Left's Plan-B

Rajinder Puri

So has President Kalam had decided not to sign the Office of Profit Bill when Parliament sends it back to him without amendment? Is that what explains this whole kerfuffle about mid-term polls?

11 August, 2005

Prelude To The Violence

The 31st October occurrences were isolated, sporadic, and emotional in nature while those which started on November 1, and continued for a full three days were extremely systematic, planned and organised in character: based on cold political consider

08 August, 2005


While the Congress tries to brazen it out, the government's blatant legalese and bureaucratise has others outraged.

02 March, 2005

'Intervene Urgently And Effectively To Reverse The Governor's Delinquent Acts'

National Democratic Alliance

Full text of the memorandum submitted by the NDA leaders to President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on the 'shocking conduct of the Governor of Jharkhand'. Full Coverage

22 February, 2002

Chief Ministers

All the chief ministers so far.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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