Monday, Feb 26, 2018 | Last Update : 02:34 AM IST

Pavan K Varma

Are we turning into a republic of hurt?

In a mature democratic republic, there is room for citizens to have their own opinion, and the right to express it.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

Well done, Mr Jaitley! At least you tried

According to the National Sample Survey, average annual income of median farmers, net of production costs, is currently around Rs 20,000.

11 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

69 years of republic: It’s time to introspect

The standards of public health and education need urgent attention.

28 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

India’s contradictory Pakistan policy

Our foreign office seems to have adopted it to hide the complete absence of strategic clarity.

14 Jan 2018 12:27 AM

2017: The end of BJP’s honeymoon period

2017 was thus the year that began with the spell cast by UP, but also the year that ended with the lesson of Gujarat.

31 Dec 2017 1:05 AM

With new energy, Cong puts up a real fight

The BJP has marginally increased its voteshare percentage, but the Congress too has boosted it by six per cent.

19 Dec 2017 1:31 AM

It’s time to rethink democratic values

Religion has become a means to deflect attention from what should really matter in a mature democracy, which is governance.

03 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

Indira: Elegant woman and shrewd politician

As a politician Indira real test came after she lifted the Emergency, and in the ensuing elections in 1977, was decisively defeated.

19 Nov 2017 5:25 AM

Not the right time for euphoria

It is also important to juxtapose what the Ease of Doing Business report says with other international assessments.

05 Nov 2017 12:01 AM

It’s time for Muslims to embrace liberal opinion

Other Islamic seminaries, and so-called Islamic clerics, have not been lagging behind in their misplaced activism.

22 Oct 2017 12:41 AM