T J S George
Point of View
This column has said more than once that the greatness of India lies in its majority community voting not as Hindus, but as Indians.
16 Dec 2018
It was at a conference on gene-editing that Chinese researcher He Jiankui said he had helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies.
09 Dec 2018
When we say or do things that we should not say or do, it’s bad manners. In this election season bad manners became the very norm of public life.
02 Dec 2018
It wasn’t so when the war against Hitler ended and Churchill’s Britain and Roosevelt’s America reluctantly teamed up with Stalin’s Soviet Union to share the spoils of war.
25 Nov 2018
The avatars of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping aim at making China the leader of the world. They have almost reached their targets.
18 Nov 2018
It’s not that we don’t have real issues bothering us. In fact we are immersed in issues that threaten us from multiple sides, writes T J S George.
11 Nov 2018
The question now is not whether the RBI governor has caused displeasure in the Finance Ministry, but how deep-going is the displeasure.
04 Nov 2018
KCR's decision to dissolve the Assembly and go for an early test at the hustings was a smart move from his point of view.
28 Oct 2018
Saudi Arabia’s attempts to play innocent in the murder of US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi flopped from the start.
21 Oct 2018
History lies hidden in government files.
14 Oct 2018
Chief Justices come and Chief Justices go, but the going of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has been somewhat historic.
07 Oct 2018
Mohan Bhagwat rejected a view expressed by BJP boss Amit Shah, whose capacity to make coarse statements has been harming the country internally and internationally.
30 Sep 2018
Perhaps Indian Muslims attract special attention because their story is related to the religion-based partition of India.
23 Sep 2018
Vivekananda’s short address in Chicago is still remembered, 125 years later, as a historic marker in the march of ideas.
16 Sep 2018
here is a strategic political coup that Rahul Gandhi can execute, and thereby transform the entire landscape of the 2019 election.
09 Sep 2018
Venugopal’s judicial sensibilities must have been rattled for him to use the strong words he did in the Supreme Court recently.
02 Sep 2018
How many will learn how many lessons from the floods that devastated Kerala and Kodagu?
26 Aug 2018
My Lord, Never let me climb so high that I’m unable to embrace a stranger.
The humanism in Atal Bihari Vajpayee made him taller than a prime minister.
19 Aug 2018
With M Karunanidhi’s death, a chapter turns in history.
12 Aug 2018
We pay a price when we let other countries set our pace. One day Donald Trump includes India in the list of those “who are robbing America” and threatens to levy high taxes on “thousands and thousands
05 Aug 2018
The big question is finally being addressed: Who will be the Opposition’s prime minister candidate? It will be unrealistic, of course, to expect an answer at this stage.
29 Jul 2018
The relative smoothness of the no-confidence motion in Parliament, hug and all, was welcome. But it does not hide the ugly truth—that civility in public discourse is disappearing in our country.
22 Jul 2018
Shashi Tharoor’s point, therefore, was valid, but perhaps he made a phraseological mistake, linking Hinduism with Pakistan, which helped attackers to open fire from multiple angles.
15 Jul 2018
Nambi Narayanan’s account of the drama, subtitled How India and I survived the ISRO spy case, fills us with equal parts of pride and shame.
07 Jul 2018