Editors Picks


This Indira’s heart bleeds for rapists

Those who wish to know why simple, straightforward, uncomplicated people hold in revulsion those fond of publicly flaunting their “liberal” credentials now have a ready referral: Indira Jaising, lawyer and…


Bookworm army man will run NBT, liberals whimper

In his famous essay “On The Ignorance Of The Learned,” the 19th century English essayist, William Hazlitt, was not far wrong in observing that you will hear more good things…


“Indira” is back, say Priyanka fans. Really?

The formal entry of Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra in politics has always been a gleam in the eye of her admirers periodically given to sloganeering, “Priyanka lao desh bachao”. The slogan is…


Logic and morality in the world of Ramachandra Guha

India’s most revered left-liberal intellectual Ramachandra Guha has recently written in the Hindustan Times – “Why the Narendra Modi government has invested so much political capital in the Citizenship (Amendment)…


Slighting RSS is an old Congress contagion

Getting personal, taking snarky swipes, hitting its old bugbear, the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS), below the belt is an old Congress disease which has only gotten worse after 2014….


JNU Abusive Graffiti

Clean up or close down JNU, now

Never before in its checkered 50-year history has there been a more pressing need to clean up or close down an institution of apparent academic excellence than the government funded…


Stern warning to anti-CAA states a must

It is unfortunate that the provocative decision of the ruling Marxists in Kerala to pass a resolution in the assembly against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the “rejection” of…