Opinion: What's Chipping Away At The Nitish Kumar-BJP Alliance

Opinion: What's Chipping Away At The Nitish Kumar-BJP Alliance

Manish Kumar | Sunday July 03, 2022

To check the status of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's relationship with senior partner BJP, take a quick look at three incidents from the four-day assembly session last week.

Opinion: Wake-Up Call For Both Muslim Leaders And BJP Government

Opinion: Wake-Up Call For Both Muslim Leaders And BJP Government

Pavan K. Varma | Sunday July 03, 2022

The barbaric killing of tailor Kanhaiya Lal in Udaipur by two Muslim extremists has shocked the nation. There can be no ifs and buts about this gruesome killing, no rationalization, no defense, no justification.

Opinion: The Supreme Court's Scathing Criticism Of Nupur Sharma

Opinion: The Supreme Court's Scathing Criticism Of Nupur Sharma

Brinda Karat | Saturday July 02, 2022

Will the welcome though belated comments of the Supreme Court on Nupur Sharma and her statement against the Prophet lead, at least now, to the logical step of her arrest? In a scathing indictment, the Bench in an open court said, "The way she has ig

Opinion: Tejashwi Yadav's Growth Spurt Takes Him Ahead Of BJP

Opinion: Tejashwi Yadav's Growth Spurt Takes Him Ahead Of BJP

Swati Chaturvedi | Saturday July 02, 2022

In a week where the BJP scored the prize real estate of Maharashtra, it lost some ground in Bihar.

Blog: Muslims Must Stop Reacting To Insults To The Prophet

Blog: Muslims Must Stop Reacting To Insults To The Prophet

Mohd Asim | Friday July 01, 2022

The Prophet survived Dante's Inferno. But can he survive this assault by Riyaz Akhtari and Gos Mohammad?

Opinion: BJP Betrays People's Mandate With Eknath Shinde As Chief Minister

Opinion: BJP Betrays People's Mandate With Eknath Shinde As Chief Minister

Sudheendra Kulkarni | Friday July 01, 2022

The BJP has installed a dummy Chief Minister who can be fully controlled by Fadnavis in Mumbai and remote-controlled by Shah in Delhi.

Opinion: With A Beholden Eknath Shinde, BJP Scores Big-Time

Opinion: With A Beholden Eknath Shinde, BJP Scores Big-Time

Javed M. Ansari | Friday July 01, 2022

By making Eknath Shinde, the man who led the rebellion, the Chief Minister, the BJP is intent on ensuring that the Shinde-led faction takes hold of the parent party and finishes off Uddhav Thackeray's attempts to resurrect himself politically.

Opinion: In Thackeray Debacle, Congress May Just Be The Biggest Loser

Opinion: In Thackeray Debacle, Congress May Just Be The Biggest Loser

Tehseen Poonawalla | Thursday June 30, 2022

As the MVA folds up, the biggest loss in this saga is for the Congress. Three Congress MLAs cross-voted in the Legislative Council elections and the party does not have a clue about who they are.

Opinion: The Growing Concern Over Action Against Dissenters In India

Opinion: The Growing Concern Over Action Against Dissenters In India

Rajmohan Gandhi | Thursday June 30, 2022

The standing of the Indian government is slipping among the citizens of the world. In private and public comments, the world is asking questions like the following. Is it a crime in today's India to seek justice on behalf of cruelly murdered people?

Opinion: 3 Mistakes That Damaged Uddhav Thackeray

Opinion: 3 Mistakes That Damaged Uddhav Thackeray

Ashutosh | Thursday June 30, 2022

Can Uddhav Thackeray survive this debacle? That's the big question after he resigned last night as Chief Minister, cornered by his own party, a large faction of which has turned against him.

Opinion: How Mukesh Ambani Will Split His Empire to Avoid Dad's Folly

Opinion: How Mukesh Ambani Will Split His Empire to Avoid Dad's Folly

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Thursday June 30, 2022

Around this time 13 years ago, billionaire Mukesh Ambani and his younger brother, Anil, were living in the same Mumbai house with their mother while they were busy fighting each other in Indian courts over their father's empire.

Opinion: For Uddhav Thackeray, September Will Be Next Big Test

Opinion: For Uddhav Thackeray, September Will Be Next Big Test

Swati Chaturvedi | Thursday June 30, 2022

So Devendra Fadnavis has got his way after all. Three years after the humiliation of serving as an 80-hour Chief Minister, the 51-year-old has ensured the ejection of his rival, Uddhav Thackeray.

Opinion: Why RBI Put A Stop To "Buy Now, Pay Later"

Opinion: Why RBI Put A Stop To "Buy Now, Pay Later"

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Tuesday June 28, 2022

It seems that India's central bank is no fan of "buy now, pay later." But then, the regulators irritation with this newish fad in consumer finance is wholly understandable.

Blog: He Went Missing. What It Took To Identify His Body.

Blog: He Went Missing. What It Took To Identify His Body.

Ashutosh Tripathi | Tuesday June 28, 2022

He attended my wedding six months ago. He was my beloved uncle, my almost-father. He died in Lucknow. How? The family is still asking.

Opinion: Teesta Setalvad's Arrest Shows Spread Of "Emergency Mindset"

Opinion: Teesta Setalvad's Arrest Shows Spread Of "Emergency Mindset"

Sagarika Ghose | Monday June 27, 2022

As India recalled the 1975 June day when Indira Gandhi's police hauled dozens of Opposition politicians and journalists to jail, in a stark reminder, on the same day, India again saw state power bearing down on an individual citizen.