Opinion

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

India-China relations on the mend

India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru proudly supported Chinese Prime Minister Chou En-Lai. He had emerged after defeating the First Front Army commander, Chiang Kai-shek. The Chinese...

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

Impeachment, a serious matter

It's sheer arrogance. True, Chief Justice Dipak Misra denied permission to Allahabad High Court judge Narayan Shukla to prosecute a Lucknow-based Prasad Education Trust, which runs a medical...

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

It's Modi's BJP!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now all in all in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has installed his close lieutenant Amit Shah as the party president. However, people's memory is short....

April 8, 2018
April 8, 2018

Kashmiri Pandits' Dilemma

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that the Kashmiri Pandits should visit their place of origin, meaning thereby the Valley.

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Is a federal party possible?

When former Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that they would not allow the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to return to power, she hinted at joint action on the part of the Opposition. It also...

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

Rahul in new avatar?

Rahul Gandhi is the new star on the Congress firmament.

March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

An avoidable operation

The British government has rejected a petition by the Sikh community in London to make public all papers concerning Operation Blue Star. Margaret Thatcher, then British Prime Minister, was close to...

March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018

The lingering consequences of partition

There is a grain of truth in Kashmir leader Farooq Abdullah's statement that Muhammad Ali Jinnah was not responsible for partition.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Where did we go wrong?

I have always wondered where we went wrong. After adopting a constitution which was secular in letter and spirit, we have strayed into the territory where every pebble is an impediment to the...

February 19, 2018
February 19, 2018

Asma Jahangir as I knew her

Asma Jahangir, who passed away last week, was a popular human rights lawyer and social activist.