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Cameron sets March deadline for Lanka rights probe; Rajapaksa rejects demand

Sunday 17 November '13

London would use its position in the UN to call for an independent international inquiry.
Distressed that I could not bring PM to Jaffna: Salman Khurshid

Saturday 16 November '13

Khurshid said that India would help Tamil people in Sri Lanka in all ways it could.
Distressed that I could not bring PM to Jaffna: Salman Khurshid

Friday 15 November '13

Khurshid said that he didn’t want to pin blame for the decision.
India's balancing act in Colombo

Friday 15 November '13

Sambanthan sidestepped a question on the absence of the Indian PM at the summit.
Nuclear energy's comeback in US holds lessons for India

Wednesday 28 August '13

US may be the pioneer in nuclear energy but the sector was hibernating so far.
‘There is a perception deficit between Indians and Australians...but the last decade was the most productive we’ve had’

Sunday 9 December '12

Peter Varghese, Australian High Commissioner to India, speaks about improving bilateral ties, his new assignment and why he is bemused at the popularity of Masterchef Australia.
Closure? Not really

Thursday 22 November '12

Kasab’s execution only ends one chapter of the 26/11 saga
Life in Black and Yellow

Sunday 11 November '12

Mumbai’s Premier Padmini taxis are on their way out. What does it mean to a city in flux?
Yours Incommunicado, UPA-II

Friday 21 September '12

Communication has not exactly been a strength of UPA-II. Prime minister Manmohan Singh has, in fact, extolled the virtues of silence.
Our media, their media

Friday 7 September '12

A foreign journalist and his publication are caught in the crosshairs of the UPA government and not for the first time
The ‘Kannadiga born in Mizoram’ feels Bangalore trouble was an exception

Monday 27 August '12

Former supercop H T Sangliana says Karnataka police failed to react to complaints that led to flight to N-E
‘I have termed Mumbai polls UPA vs NDA’

Wednesday 15 February '12

In this Idea Exchange moderated by Y P Rajesh (Resident Editor, Mumbai), Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan says the civic polls could signal Sena’s decline ahead of 2014
More attacks by Pak trained militants likely: US think-tank

Monday 13 February '12

A study by a top US think-tank has concluded that the security and diplomatic crisis triggered by the November 26, 2008 terror attack on Mumbai by Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists
Bean Here Bean There

Sunday 12 February '12

The announcement about the arrival of Starbucks in India later this year has been greeted with a sense that the country of tea drinkers is finally set to wake up and smell the coffee.
The Rs 7.8-lakh reality cheque

Thursday 29 December '11

What explains Team Anna’s flop show in Mumbai?
Back In BeatRockstar

Friday 7 October '11

Venturing to listen to an A R Rahman soundtrack in recent years has held the same dread as watching Sachin Tendulkar walk in to bat.
For buying video players at 6 times market rate, AI director charged – and cleared

Wednesday 18 May '11

On March 25 this year, Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director Arvind Jadhav issued a chargesheet to V Srikrishnan, Executive Director, Headquarters.
Recalling Karkare

Wednesday 15 December '10

The ATS chief was unsettled, but what’s Digvijaya Singh’s game?
The state of the state’s readiness

Saturday 27 November '10

Maharashtra did well in its initial response to 26/11. But, over the last year, the state squandered those gains.
Maharashtra in free fall

Sunday 14 November '10

Once one of the better governed and more developed states in the country, Maharashtra’s politicians have, over the years, led the state down an alley of corruption and misgovernance. As the Adarsh sca...


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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