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It is sad to see a politician like Kumar, once so renowned for effective and honest governance that he was talked about as a potential prime minister, ending his career accepting humiliating subservience as a price for staying on in office(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

The three messages from Bihar’s verdict, writes Mark Tully

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 09:19 PM IST
The results have resulted in three humiliations, all indications that opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government’s hardline Hindutva policy is crumbling.
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Attenborough said it was up to us, the voters, to make it clear that we want politicians to act to avoid the major crisis he fears we are heading for, a crisis he said “which is not national, not international, but global and which the nations of the world must face together”.(AFP)
Attenborough said it was up to us, the voters, to make it clear that we want politicians to act to avoid the major crisis he fears we are heading for, a crisis he said “which is not national, not international, but global and which the nations of the world must face together”.(AFP)

Pay heed to the voice of David Attenborough, writes Mark Tully

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 07:20 PM IST
The world’s voice of nature delivered a message relevant to India’s past, present and future
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The mistake the Congress party made was to continue with this word secularism, said Mark Tully.(Hindustan Times)
The mistake the Congress party made was to continue with this word secularism, said Mark Tully.(Hindustan Times)

Congress’ biggest mistake was its insistence on secularism: Mark Tully

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Addressing a gathering during an event in Goa, Tully said on Thursday evening that Congress’ ‘mistake’ allowed the BJP to rise and impose its version of Hinduism in the country.
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More than 5000 farmers gathered in Maharashtra to put forth their demand for loan waivers and draught compensation, November 21.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
More than 5000 farmers gathered in Maharashtra to put forth their demand for loan waivers and draught compensation, November 21.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)

Being left or right is never simple in India, writes Mark Tully

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 08:47 AM IST
Waiving loans is not a sound economic policy because it goes against the fundamental tenet of banking that money lent will be repaid with interest
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Anuradha Roy was named winner of the book of the year (fiction) award for her work ‘All The Lives We Never Lived.’
Anuradha Roy was named winner of the book of the year (fiction) award for her work ‘All The Lives We Never Lived.’

HarperCollins, Anuradha Roy, Crabtree among Tata Literature Live award winners

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 04:26 PM IST
Veteran journalist and writer Mark Tully won the Lifetime Achievement Award and renowned poet Jayanta Mahapatra was named the poet laureate for 2018.
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Kishie Singh (left) and Rahul Singh during a press conference in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Kishie Singh (left) and Rahul Singh during a press conference in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Khushwant Singh Lit Fest to kick off on October 12 in Kasauli

By Aishwarya Khosla | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 03:12 PM IST
First held in 2012, the literary festival was the only to be named after a living author. Since Khushwant Singh did most of his writing in Kasauli, it was only fitting that the festival be organised at the hill station.
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Magic, democracy and the Emergency: Diverse reads this week!(HT Team)
Magic, democracy and the Emergency: Diverse reads this week!(HT Team)

HT Picks: The week’s most interesting reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 10:26 PM IST
A book on India’s association with magic, another on what could come after democracy, and a reissued classic on the Emergency
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