Opinion: After Karnataka, Reading The Tea Leaves For 2024Ajay Kumar | Monday May 22, 2023
One suspects the ultimate battle of the soul of the country will be between syncretic Hinduism and the more aggressive Hindutva.
Opinion: As India Preps For 2024, Why Sam Altman's Warning Is RelevantPankaj Mishra | Monday May 22, 2023
Drawing from OpenAI's Sam Altman's testimony to the US Senate on Tuesday, India must improve its regulatory efforts to shape a safe and responsible AI ecosystem.
Opinion: No Space For Women In Siddaramaiah's First CabinetTM Veeraraghav | Sunday May 21, 2023
Activists have taken to Twitter to lament the meagre opportunity given to women in electoral politics and demand that parties increase the number of women they field.
Opinion: Hindenburg Report Joins The Pantheon Of Unsubstantiated SmearingShubhabrata Bhattacharya | Saturday May 20, 2023
The Hindenburg report abroad and its broadcasters in India had effectively stymied a large infrastructure building group and had also deprived stock market investors of their legitimate earnings.
Opinion: After Expert Panel's Clean Chit To Adani Group, Big Questions For CongressSanjay Singh | Friday May 19, 2023
The committee findings make it abundantly clear that the Hindenburg report was motivated mischief to make money and create a political upheaval in the Indian polity and economy.
Opinion: I Congratulated Sonia Gandhi For Karnataka 5 Months AgoDerek O'Brien | Friday May 19, 2023
I am no psephologist but let me give myself a self-congratulatory pat on the back for calling it right.
Opinion: Karnataka - The Case Of BJPVinay Sahasrabuddhe | Friday May 19, 2023
Notwithstanding the shortcomings of the outgoing BJP government in Karnataka, the loss in this major state election shouldn't be interpreted as a rejection of the BJP's policies, programmes, and leadership.
Blog: Kiren Rijiju's Removal Follows A Controversial TenureAkhilesh Sharma | Thursday May 18, 2023
There is no clear answer why Mr Rijuju -- one of the most prominent faces of the Modi government -- has been completely sidelined and shunted from the high-profile Law and Justice ministry to a low-key Earth Science ministry.
Opinion: From Madhya Pradesh To Rajasthan To Karnataka, Congress's HR MessShubhabrata Bhattacharya | Thursday May 18, 2023
Unlike in the days when stalwarts dominated the Congress, today the party has a fair sprinkling of dwarfs who are tasked with crisis management. And their performance is dismal.
Opinion: Winds Of Change Sweep Top PrisonShantanu Guha Ray | Thursday May 18, 2023
Behind the imposing walls of Tihar jail, Sanjay Baniwal is crafting a story of hope for prisoners who have found the routine horrible and the horrible routine in India's maximum-security prison.
Opinion: In All-Women Republic Day Parade, PM Modi's Big MessageNilanjan Mukhopadhyay | Wednesday May 17, 2023
The Union Government's efforts to put together an all-women Republic Day parade in 2024 can bolster the BJP's efforts to highlight itself and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as being committed to empowering women in every walk of life, including defence
Blog: PM's Call For Organ Donation Needs Nationwide SupportVijayasai Reddy | Wednesday May 17, 2023
Organ transplants must be made inclusive. It should be like the first shots for the newborn. The Prime Minister must implement the pledge of organ donors, or else unscrupulous operators will make money by harvesting organs at mind-boggling rates.
Opinion: The "FPTP" Factor In The Karnataka VerdictOPS Malik | Monday May 15, 2023
In the 'First-Past-The-Post' system of elections, the candidate who gets the maximum valid votes wins that constituency of the assembly or parliament. This concept is based on the analogy of the racing track.
Opinion: Congress Needs Much More To Pull Off A Karnataka In 2024Narendar Pani | Monday May 15, 2023
Ironically, it is the Congress, fresh from its victory in a major state, that needs to tweak its strategy.
Opinion: BJP's Anti-Corruption Branding Took A Beating In KarnatakaSudheendra Kulkarni | Monday May 15, 2023
BJP lost power not due to any specific scandal involving outgoing CM Basavaraj Bommai or his colleagues. Voters rejected it because of the widespread perception that the entire government machinery, from bottom to top, was steeped in corruption.