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Imran Khan stumbles on Kashmir ambitions

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s rhetoric and actions after the change in the Constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir on ... Read More

Retrieving the idea of citizenship

The 70th Republic Day has ushered in lyrical constitutionalism of a kind never witnessed before in the history of independent ... Read More

Abolition politics: on abolition of Legislative Council in A.P.

January 28, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 23:25 IST January 28, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 ... Read More

Crime and politics: on political candidates with criminal records

January 28, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 23:24 IST January 28, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 ... Read More

The sudden battle against coronavirus

Editorial | Updated on January 27, 2020 Published on January 27, 2020 A SARS-like disease has paralysed China and transmitted ... Read More

Dubious decision: On NIA takeover of Bhima Koregaon case

January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 01:27 IST January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 ... Read More

Black and grey: On terror funding and Pakistan

January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 01:26 IST January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 ... Read More

The enemies of writing

How do journalists report pain, loss and grief without exhibiting voyeuristic tendencies? If these are policy-induced tragedies, how can they ... Read More

DoT’s AGR overreach

From the Viewsroom Anand Kalyanaraman | Updated on January 26, 2020 Published on January 26, 2020 The move to levy ... Read More

Trampled by Trump

Globalists often bemoan that the US under President Donald Trump is turning globalisation on its head by cancelling multilateral existing ... Read More

NPR may unleash regional chauvinism

It is by now quite obvious that the Citizenship Amendment Act is dividing our cities, and indeed, the whole of ... Read More

Dubious decision

January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 01:27 IST January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 ... Read More

Black and grey

January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 01:26 IST January 27, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 27, 2020 ... Read More

America’s primary foreign goal is a terror-free world: Ravi Batr...

America is, and must remain, a force for good, and our precious freedoms, which we all take for granted - ... Read More

Wooing debt FPIs via voluntary retention route

Editorial | Updated on January 26, 2020 Published on January 26, 2020 This is unlikely to attract sizeable FPI flows ... Read More

A Republic is born: The Hindu Editorial on January 26, 1950

The Editorial on the The Hindu issue dated January 26, 1950 is republished on the occasion of the 71st Republic ... Read More

How keeping a check on weight can help you avoid knee-related issues

Tips for healthy joints Raviraj A  Last Updated at January 25, 2020 23:04 IST Obesity is a well recognised global ... Read More

My generation will not give up without a fight: Activist Greta Thunber...

We demand that at this year's WEF participants from all companies, banks, institutions and governments: halt subsidies, investments to fossil ... Read More

A lit fest for a republic

Here’s a hypothetical situation for you. Suppose you’re an individual who works in a field connected to literature, journalism, history, ... Read More

Initiatives and inaugurations: an interesting churn in the museum sphe...

For a grand cultural manifestation on Bengal and its pre-eminent position through the 19th century, the coverage of the opening ... Read More

Pizza maavu: Welcome to Mr. Mathroobootham food recipe website

Respected Madam/ SirWelcome to Mr. Mathrubootham food recipe website. Today I am going to make tomato and cheese pizza totally ... Read More

The long and the short of Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath’s term as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) has perhaps brought the unprintable truth out again: That ... Read More

It’s not yet Howdy, Modi!

U.S. President Donald Trump completed three years in office amid the chaos this week of an impeachment trial, initiated by ... Read More

Justice for Rohingya: On International Court of Justice ruling

January 25, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 25, 2020 00:11 IST January 25, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 25, 2020 ... Read More

Amorphous politics: On rumblings in the JD(U)

January 25, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 25, 2020 00:10 IST January 25, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 25, 2020 ... Read More

India, through its khana

Editorial | Updated on January 24, 2020 Published on January 24, 2020 Notes on how IRCTC was made to eat ... Read More

Staying woke in Davos

If it is a nightmare to reach and hundreds of protestors are blocking the road, you can bet it is ... Read More

A WTO that’s ready to do Trump’s bidding

It was an extraordinary spectacle to watch in Davos on Wednesday (January 22). Just as his impeachment proceedings went into ... Read More

Lessons from the Emergency

From the Viewsroom Jinoy Jose P | Updated on January 24, 2020 Published on January 24, 2020 What this government ... Read More

As India prepares to honour Bolsonaro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi often does the unexpected, the surprise sometimes being agreeable, at other times the reverse. His invitation ... Read More

Demystifying the Union Budget

In recent times, all the hype and hoopla surrounding the Union Budget presentation has served to obscure the most important ... Read More

As India prepares to honour Bolsonaro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi often does the unexpected, the surprise sometimes being agreeable, at other times the reverse. His invitation ... Read More

Budgeting for jobs, skilling and economic revival

The forthcoming Union Budget will determine whether India’s economic engine gets the steam needed for a rebound, or the current ... Read More

Unprecedented step: On Wuhan lockdown

January 24, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 24, 2020 00:33 IST January 24, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 24, 2020 ... Read More

Needless impatience: On Centre’s plea on death row convicts

January 24, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 24, 2020 00:18 IST January 24, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 24, 2020 ... Read More

Climate change could cause the next financial meltdown, suggests repor...

The ECB is among central banks trying to prepare for what a report warns could be a "coming economic upheaval" ... Read More

The battle of the fading hegemons

The outcome of the China-US struggle is far from inevitable, because the powers of both the aspirant and the incumbent ... Read More

A Budget for markets

Editorial | Updated on January 23, 2020 Published on January 23, 2020 While equity markets are on a sound footing, ... Read More

Why ‘weirdos’ and ‘misfits’ are in demand in 2020

Are they, really? You bet. In workplaces?Not just any workplace, but arguably one of the world’s most powerful offices — ... Read More

Jeff Bezos must be welcomed with open arms

Normally, a promise to invest $1 billion in India would have been greeted with minor rejoicing in New Delhi. But ... Read More

Think climate change action, act glocal

Almost everyone agrees that the recent global climate summit, the annual Conference of the Parties (COP25), held in Madrid in ... Read More

Think climate change action, act glocal

Almost everyone agrees that the recent global climate summit, the annual Conference of the Parties (COP25), held in Madrid in ... Read More

Supreme Court burdened with the onerous task of judging on the CAA’s c...

Editorial | Updated on January 22, 2020 Published on January 22, 2020 The question is whether Parliament should be regarded ... Read More

Making ‘Make in India’ work

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, to my mind, has been one of the most significant, structured and ... Read More

The flawed spin to India’s cotton story

Genetically Modified (GM) pest resistant Bt cotton hybrids have captured the Indian market since their introduction in 2002. These now ... Read More

Playing with learning

January 23, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 22:42 IST January 23, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 ... Read More

Ending inaction

January 23, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 22:41 IST January 23, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 ... Read More

Statistalk | Private insurers settle more claims

Statistalk | Updated on January 22, 2020 Published on January 22, 2020 Published on January 22, 2020 ... Read More

The age of portable viruses

From the Viewsroom PT Jyothi Datta | Updated on January 21, 2020 Published on January 21, 2020 An agile public ... Read More

Same country, different script

“Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is now jobless and withering away. It’s so starved of funds that it is trying to retrench its ... Read More

Shaky perch: On J.P. Nadda’s election as BJP chief

January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 01:27 IST January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 ... Read More

Return of bonds: On Supreme Court refusal to stay electoral bonds sche...

January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 01:27 IST January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 22, 2020 ... Read More

Balance means different things in different format

To begin with the obvious, a cricket team is made up of players with diverse skills. The key to success ... Read More

Domestic gas price should be market-linked to spur output

Editorial | Updated on January 21, 2020 Published on January 21, 2020 It is also essential to encourage investments in ... Read More

The truth about the Trump economy

It is becoming conventional wisdom that Trump has been good for the economy. Nothing could be further from the truth ... Read More

Needed, a cohesive Indo-Pacific framework

Last year at the IISS Shangri-La dialogue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined India’s conceptualisation of the Indo-Pacific as a geographic ... Read More

Thirty years on, still no spring for the Pandits

After three decades of exile, the promise and possibility of the dignified return of the Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley ... Read More

Return of bonds

January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 21, 2020 22:19 IST January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 21, 2020 ... Read More

Shaky perch

January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 21, 2020 22:18 IST January 22, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 21, 2020 ... Read More

All you wanted to know about CV scrappage policy

A scrappage scheme for commercial vehicles (CVs) is one of the most sought-after measures in the upcoming Union Budget for ... Read More

Indulging the evaders

Desperate to garner more revenue from direct taxes, the government is all set to place in the income-tax law a ... Read More

Redesigning India’s ailing data system

The new series of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures with 2011-12 as base, released in 2015, has not gone well ... Read More

Stay put: on Vladimir Putin’s Cabinet reshuffle

January 21, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 22:46 IST January 21, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 ... Read More

Tragic trek: on unauthorised expeditions

January 21, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 22:42 IST January 21, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 ... Read More

The e-commerce bogey

Editorial | Updated on January 20, 2020 Published on January 20, 2020 Misgivings about large online retailers like Amazon driving ... Read More

Investigating a report for its authenticity

An illustration by IIT-Madras showing the areas in Amaravati that are prone to flooding.   more-in A carefully written report ... Read More

Equity’s weak pulse and commodified medicine

In 1924, the Madras presidency of British-India rolled out the Subsidised Rural Medical Relief Scheme (SRMRS), which was about providing ... Read More

A net verdict that falls short of expectations

If one were to merely consider its proclamation of the law, it is difficult to quibble with the ruling of ... Read More

Needless fracas: On Governors vs Kerala and West Bengal governments

January 20, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 00:17 IST January 20, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 ... Read More

Bull and gore: On jallikattu

January 20, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 00:14 IST January 20, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 20, 2020 ... Read More

SEBI’s right investment advisory

Editorial | Updated on January 19, 2020 Published on January 19, 2020 SEBI’s proposal of client-level segregation of advisory and ... Read More

India must shun nativism to progress; it needs both hard work and Harv...

The scapegoating of a Nobel Prize-winning native demonstrates the pitfalls of nationalism What message should New Delhi take from a ... Read More

Keep calm and carry on: The neutral Indian journalist

If your biological survival depended on news consumption instead of food consumption, most Indians would be happily dead by now, ... Read More

The Mandala of Mr. Mathrubootham: a midnight mystery

Respected Madam/ Sir,I wish very hearty good mornings to yourself and all colleagues. Here what is morning? One hundred per ... Read More

The scandal of a Nobel Laureate

We live in an age that is losing the capacity to distinguish art from ideology and artists from politics When ... Read More

US has re-established deterrence but it’s not everlasting: Pompe...

So what did we do? We put together a campaign of diplomatic isolation, economic pressure, and military deterrence Mike Pompeo  ... Read More

A cry against hollow public life

The turmoil witnessed in many university campuses over the recent weeks brings into fresh relevance many fundamental issues in educational ... Read More

Quiet, for now: On trade deal between US and China

January 18, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 17, 2020 23:16 IST January 18, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 17, 2020 ... Read More

Fighting radicalisation: On CDS Bipin Rawat’s comments

January 18, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 17, 2020 23:15 IST January 18, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 17, 2020 ... Read More

India needs to invest more on education

Editorial | Updated on January 17, 2020 Published on January 17, 2020 As the learning abilities of children are alarmingly ... Read More

We the people: how the country is reclaiming democracy, one symbol at ...

Dalit human rights activist Martin Macwan mailed last week about a project that Navsarjan Trust is launching. A wooden toy ... Read More

Re-imagining farmers’ welfare

The numbers are startling. According to a recent report by SBI Research, farm loan waiver announced by the Centre and ... Read More

The perils of RBI’s fixation on inflation

Inflation is back in the news and attention has willy-nilly turned on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This would ... Read More

Talking of Kashmir: on China raising Kashmir issue again at UNSC

January 17, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 16, 2020 22:23 IST January 17, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 16, 2020 ... Read More

One Cup too many: on men’s tennis matches

January 17, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 16, 2020 22:17 IST January 17, 2020 00:05 IST Updated: January 16, 2020 ... Read More

A more rational tax classification of vehicles can drive up auto sales

Editorial | Updated on January 16, 2020 Published on January 16, 2020 Speedy introduction of a scrappage policy will also ... Read More

Can synchronised stagnation be stopped?

The global economic slowdown is turning into a synchronised stagnation, with some major economies growing only weakly and others barely ... Read More

Statistalk| Slowing economy, falling tax buoyancy

Statistalk | Updated on January 15, 2020 Published on January 15, 2020 Published on January 15, 2020 ... Read More

A tale of two centres of protest

From the Viewsroom Radheshyam Jadhav | Updated on January 14, 2020 Published on January 14, 2020 Maharashtra’s restrained police force ... Read More

Another century, another list – the intelligent fan’s guide

In the last century, cricket writer A A Thomson gave this advice to a friend who asked which ten books ... Read More

The long wait for empowered mayors

As he attempts to repeat the overwhelming 2015 victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly election, ... Read More

Theological thicket: On SC’s hearing in Sabarimala temple case

January 15, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 14, 2020 23:12 IST January 15, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 14, 2020 ... Read More

Inflation shocker: On rise of consumer price inflation

January 15, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 14, 2020 23:11 IST January 15, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 14, 2020 ... Read More

Reviving public sector banks isn’t over with capital infusion

Editorial | Updated on January 14, 2020 Published on January 14, 2020 The even more critical task of initiating ownership ... Read More

Macroscan | What role did exports play in India’s growth acceleration?

While the role of decelerating domestic demand in driving India’s growth slowdown is much discussed, there is a view that ... Read More

All you wanted to know about the zero MDR issue

With the Union Budget just around the corner, industry bodies have been knocking at the Centre’s doors with their expectations ... Read More

The Soleimani twist to US-Iran tensions

No relationship in contemporary history has been marked by such mutual distrust, and even hatred, as that between the US ... Read More

The inequality debate we need

Rich countries need to start thinking about how to deal with global energy inequality before it's too late While denizens ... Read More

Sparkling people, a spiritless Opposition

The long wall along the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University in Delhi is plastered with posters affirming Hindu-Muslim unity, portraits ... Read More

Unhelpful combativeness: On concerns about CAA

January 14, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 13, 2020 23:08 IST January 14, 2020 00:02 IST Updated: January 13, 2020 ... Read More
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