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  • July 28, 2012, Saturday

    Sunanda K Datta-Ray: Pomp and circumstance

    The furore over Manmohan Singh’s Oxford speech in 2005 confirmed that most Indians dislike acknowledging we owe anything to ...

  • July 04, 2012, Wednesday

    Subir Roy: What President Mukherjee portends

    The way Pranab Mukherjee has been able to sew up his election as the next President of India says volumes about the nature of ...

  • June 23, 2012, Saturday

    Aditi Phadnis: The king of U-turns

    On June 14 it was a threat. On June 15 it turned into an opportunity: it became clear that Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam ...

  • June 20, 2012, Wednesday

    Shreekant Sambrani: Triumph of the survivor

    It is all over bar the shouting, as the cliché goes. Unless the equivalent of a meteor strike occurs in the Indian polity ...

  • June 18, 2012, Monday

    A K Bhattacharya: UPA gets another shot

    The United Progressive Alliance government has by now acquired the notoriety of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Not ...

  • June 16, 2012, Saturday

    Sunanda K Datta-Ray: When Didi met Madam

    Mamata Banerjee: They are not more beautiful than you. After turning Kolkata into London, Digha into Sentosa and Darjeeling into ...

  • June 16, 2012, Saturday

    T N Ninan: Should she be complaining?

    The core gripe that Mamata Banerjee has against the Centre, which might explain her disenchantment with the ruling United ...

  • June 15, 2012, Friday

    The last straw

    The ruling United Progressive Alliance has never looked as disunited as it does now. The leader of the UPA’s second-largest ...