Monday, 8 August, 2022


Sharing economy is also caring when it comes to city taxis

The proposed city taxi rules in Delhi and Mumbai are likely to reduce jobs for drivers, and increase congestion and pollution.

Gurdaspur verdict is no certificate of success for six-month Congress rule in Punjab

The BJP state unit was faction-ridden, did not have any local leader and relied too much on the Akali leaders' campaign for its Gurdaspur candidate.

Gurdaspur, Vengara bypolls have no national impact, but have lessons for BJP & Congress

The Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab and Vengara, an assembly segment in Mallapuram district in Kerala suddenly caught the national imagination Sunday.

For the BJP, wide margin of defeat in Gurdaspur is nothing short of humiliation

The resounding defeat of AAP is an indication that Punjab is back to its conventional two-party system

Six governance tests

The present government scores the same or a little poorer than its predecessor when it comes to governance midway through its first term.

Pay hike for teachers is great, but India’s universities need much more

The pay commission recommendations bring some relief in the face of adversarial perceptions about the government by the academia at large.

‘Ground reporting’ in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case contributed to messing up probe

Nine years, three investigations, two trials and two verdicts later we still don’t know who killed Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj.

‘Who will compensate the Talwars for the loss of 4 years in jail’

Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief of ThePrint talks about the acquittal of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar after being 4 years in jail, in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.

The Supreme Court is unlikely to resolve the Cauvery dispute and things could get worse

It is doubtful that even the most judicious settlement of the Cauvery issue will satisfy Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

The worst thing about the Aarushi murder was the conduct of senior police officers

The Aarushi case tested the true prowess of investigating agencies and their scientific support systems, and they failed miserably.

On Camera


Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.