Ladies and gentlemen, this is your Captain speaking. Manas Chakravarty writes.
I’m deeply saddened by the Army Chief controversy. Karan Thapar
Syed Shahabuddin is one of history’s most underrated literary critics. Indrajit Hazra writes.
The barracks’ doors have always remained firmly bolted when our political worthies have popped around sensing an opportunity to put their oar in. Chanakya
To solve the power crisis, free up pricing, set up a regulator and make the sector viable.
The way art is taught in Indian schools is below satisfactory. We must engage with the subject in a meaningful way. Katherine Rose
Mini cabs may replace autos in Delhi. But it will not make the ride easier. KumKum Dasgupta writes.
Parliamentary democracy is as alien to our culture as living together. Should we do away with it too?
To stop digital piracy, the entertainment industry must focus on finding a new model.
It could cut waste and give the poor more money. So why is the world's largest identity programme being stymied by the home minister? Samar Halarnkar
The difficult political situation in Pakistan is good news for the army. Sudhanshu Tripathi
China's desire to hardsell soft power is inconsistent with its domestic realities. Joseph S Nye Jr
Once upon a time many Christmases ago, Prime Minister Ebenezer Scrooge sat in his comfortable office, eating his Christmas pie. Apart from putting in his thumb and pulling out a plum and saying ‘What a good boy am I’, he did precious little, preferring to laze by the warm fire.
Instead of ranting and raving against a handful of privately run schools, we must have many more of them, with transparent regulation, writes Ashok Malik.
Either the Delhi Police decided to take little cognisance of the warning given, or armed with the knowledge, it has been able to do precious little to prevent Wednesday’s heinous attack.