Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Time for a reset

Finally a clean sweep of CBI top leadership

The regularisation gambit

Punjab legislation will have to pass legal scrutiny

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Selection of DGPs

And now to make the police citizen-friendly


Judiciary in a spot

SC collegium’s decision sparks controversy

Editorials, last 7 days...
Making of accidental leaders

Making of accidental leaders

by Apoorvanand

From ‘hate figures’, Kanhaiya and Umar have become household cult names

Persecuted minorities of Pak, Bangladesh

Persecuted minorities of Pak, Bangladesh

by Smruti S Pattanaik

Minorities constitute 3 per cent of Pakistan’s population, whereas in Bangladesh they account for 8.5 per cent. This is in sharp contrast to 23 per cent minorities that Pakistan had boasted of during Partition. Due to religious persecution and discrimination, many of them have sought refuge in India.

Much ado about Nooyi’s World Bank chances

Much ado about Nooyi’s World Bank chances

by Sandeep Dikshit

Be it Australian spymaster Peter Varghese, fielded as Indian High Commissioner, or attorney Preet Bharara in the Devyani Khobragade episode, there was no free pass for India or naturalised Indians because of the similarity in ancestry. The same story is likely to be repeated with World Bank’s top post despite efforts by developing nations to ease stranglehold of developed world over global governance and financial institutions.

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Why Gen Rawat is right on talks with Taliban

by Maj Gen Ashok Mehta (Retd)

At least three countries attending the Raisina Dialogue recently asserted that India should engage with the Taliban and offered to facilitate a conversation. India has inexplicably tied itself in knots over the issue. Unlike the Americans, New Delhi has not fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan.


Courting a judicial crisis

by Rajeev Dhavan

Unless there is transparency, the row over appointments is here to stay

Comment, last 7 days...

The many ‘Saarus’ amid us

by Hemant Chopra

BEFORE you conclude ‘Saaru’ to be some kind of a psycho-neurotic fixation, let me tell you that Saaru, alias Sansar Chand, was a balding, middle-aged cattle trader, lame in one leg and having an eye for a good animal.

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A flying spectacle like no other!

by Cmde Mukund Kunte (retd)

A slice of history in a box

by Raaja BhasinMusings, last 7 days...

Thought for the day

Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate. — Hubert H Humphrey

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This day, that year

Lahore, Sunday, January 19, 1919

What Indian Women Want

Where does demoralisation come in?