Machines are learning, but so are humans
Both the ruling party and the opposition need to be mindful of the verbal behaviour they encourage, within Parliament or outside
12 Feb 2023
The republic and the parade of RRRs
Covid-19 may have receded, but that verb’s nominalised form—recession—stares at the world. But none of that is stopping us from going all Naatu Naatu with NTR Jr and Ram Charan.
29 Jan 2023
Mt Modi and the lesser peaks, drawn to scale
It would be a folly for the Congress to bask in its Himachal Pradesh victory and not introspect; the Aam Aadmi Party gets wind in its sail with national party status.
09 Dec 2022
Mulayam, with some reservations
Mulayam had been one of its most cussed opponents for years, and his hostility was undimmed. He and Lalu Yadav were standing as the last barriers even on this instance.
11 Oct 2022
Politics as a yatra without end
No consensus can be had on how successful Bharat Jodo Yatra is proving to be.
10 Oct 2022
Ghulam Nabi Azad: The inside man and the exit door
History has been repeating itself in the Congress—as both tragedy and farce at the same time—and the chapter Azad has written is a still-unfolding one.
28 Aug 2022
Names of Farooq, others in play for Opposition President pick
Sharad Pawar is in the thick of the action, even as he slinks away from a contest himself.
15 Jun 2022
One slogan for Udaipur: Carpe Diem
If the Congress has to get out of this morass, it must take a standing leap. A touch of surprise, even the buzz of a minor shock treatment, would not be amiss.
13 May 2022
Interview with Jean Dreze | 'If Jharkhand goes hungry, New Delhi must know why'
In an interview with TNIE, economist Jean Dreze says Centre is increasingly taking control of social programmes, but is it committed to them?
28 Mar 2019
BJP bruised in semifinal duel ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections
It was a different kind of birthday for Rahul Gandhi, and the gift he received was a hard-earned one. It was exactly a year ago, on December 11, 2017, that he took over the reins of the Congress.
12 Dec 2018
No-confidence motion: Narendra Modi gains trust, Rahul Gandhi confidence
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi set the terms of the debate with a caustic attack on Modi and followed it up with ba theatrical hug that took everyone by surprise.
22 Jul 2018
Another chronicler silenced in Kashmir
What is this history that fells its own chronicler? This presiding ideology that devours its own subject? Which turns a dead body, a silenced voice, into a trophy?
17 Jun 2018
BS Yeddyurappa’s 55-hour long journey as Karnataka Chief Minister
What Yeddyurappa miscalculated and thereby miscommunicated is his ability to garner a majority.
20 May 2018
Karnataka polls results 2018: The plot thickens after the mandate
Who won how many seats, the joy and sorrow of victory and defeat, all that was drowned in the speculation on who would form the next government.
16 May 2018
Karnataka polls 2018: Tide turned for BJP, but not to its expectations
His quick-footed move to bury the hatchet with his former mentor HD Deve Gowda gave the Congress, fighting with its back to the wall, another chance in the game.
16 May 2018
Tiger kills 65-year-old woman in Odisha wildlife sanctuary, half-eaten body found
'It's a 40 per cent commission government': Rahul Gandhi slams BJP rule in Karnataka
Income Tax sleuths raid offices, home of businessman Faris Aboobacker over alleged tax evasion
Tamil Nadu Budget: Rs 1,000 aid for women family heads will be launched in Sept 2023, says govt
Maharashtra govt staff to get monetary benefits equivalent to OPS, call off strike
Air India urination case: Victim moves SC seeking zero-tolerance policy for unruly fliers