The chameleon’s game

The chameleon’s game

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Amitabh Shukla

Regional parties have become experts in sensing the political climate by switching sides at the slightest possibility of a better electoral outing and negotiating a relevance for themselves The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) may be the latest ally to desert the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016,...

Citizenship Bill: What troubles Assam?

Citizenship Bill: What troubles Assam?

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | Makhan Saikia

The influx of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, after its independence from Pakistan in a 1971 war, spurred periodic public uprisings, ensuing in Assam Accord in 1985. If the new Bill fails to dispel fears among Assamese, it will reopen old wounds The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016...

The 2019 wish list

The 2019 wish list

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Usually these wish lists are prepared around the turn of the year. But the last year being a rather tumultuous one from many angles, it took around two weeks to conceive what to seek for in the present year. However, given the confusion that prevailed, this was inevitable. Moreover, the...

Mamata’s mega Kolkata rally to test the unity of Opposition

Mamata’s mega Kolkata rally to test the unity of Opposition

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | Hari shankar vyas

Mamata Banerjee is all set to address a mega rally in Kolkata’s Parade Ground on January 19, and the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) has set a target to ensure a turnout of 15 lakh people. The rally has a two-pronged purpose: On one hand, it will be Mamata’s show...

Fighting fire with fire

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Nadeem Paracha

The Pakistani state has attempted to counter one dogmatic ideology it has fostered by promoting another, with disastrous consequences The Director of the Pak Institute of Peace Studies (PIPS), Amir Rana, wrote in his December 30, 2018 article for daily Dawn that the State’s romance with radical Barelvi groups was...

Fast-track the missing links

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Sudhansu R Das

Not all is lost for the BJP. The politics of development alone may not be enough for the party that needs to strengthen its core leadership base The Congress-led UPA lost the 2014 Lok Sabha election miserably due to people’s anger and disillusionment over a series of scams. While the Congress...

Legacy of a lyrical genius

Legacy of a lyrical genius

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | kk paul

In an illustrious career spanning over a few decades, there was no dearth of awards but the real reward is the adulation of the people which kept Majrooh Sultanpuri going till a ripe old age   The song, Chah Barbaad Karegi Hemen...’ from KL Saigal’s film, Shahjehan (1946) and ‘Papa kehte...

Just another trope

Just another trope

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Pioneer

Films have always been used as propagandist tools of the establishment. Why the noise now then? Films they say are a mirror of who we are and have since their evolution reflected society and history from the time-bound context of the story-teller, in this case the fillmmaker. And as they...

State Editions

UP govt nod to quota for poor among upper castes

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

CM holds meeting with jr ministers

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Cong considering of allying with Shivpal

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Another minor girl delivers baby in Jajpur

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 schoolgirls impregnated in D’nal, K’handi

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The making of Michelle Obama

13 January 2019 | UMANG AGGARWAl | Agenda

Water Boon For Telangana

13 January 2019 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | Agenda

when Indians fought For The Empire

13 January 2019 | Gautam Mukherjee | Agenda

Insights into the Goddess’ life

13 January 2019 | Kalyanee Rajan | Agenda

Culture Lane

13 January 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Oddly Enough

13 January 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda