Category Archives: Editorials (The Hindu)

A wake-up call – The Hindu (Jan 18, 2017)

A wake-up call – The Hindu (Jan 18, 2017) A flurry of videos has emerged in the social media in recent days showing jawans of both the paramilitary forces and the Army complaining against a host of issues from diet to colonial-era … Continue reading

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Coming home for the first time – The Hindu (Jan 17, 2017)

Coming home for the first time – The Hindu (Jan 17, 2017) Navjot Singh Sidhu might now describe himself as a “born Congressman” and his joining the Congress as “homecoming”, but he is without doubt driven more by personal ambition … Continue reading

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Drowned by state failure – The Hindu (Jan 16, 2017)

Drowned by state failure – The Hindu (Jan 16, 2017) The boat disaster in the Ganga on Makar Sankranti day that killed at least 24 people is another reminder that safety in public transport remains a low priority for governments. … Continue reading

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Pay heed to Urjit Patel – The Hindu (Jan 14, 2017)

Pay heed to Urjit Patel – The Hindu (Jan 14, 2017) Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel’s emphasis on the vital importance of protecting domestic macroeconomic stability could not have come at a more crucial juncture. For further reading, … Continue reading

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Strategic partnership. Really? – The Hindu (Jan 13, 2017)

Strategic partnership. Really? – The Hindu (Jan 13, 2017) Bilateral relations coast on diplomatic niceties and joint statements invariably use flowery language to describe relationships in the best possible terms. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Kejriwal in Punjab – The Hindu (Jan 12, 2017)

Kejriwal in Punjab – The Hindu (Jan 12, 2017) That Delhi was meant only as a springboard for the Aam Aadmi Party was clear even before Arvind Kejriwal was sworn in as Chief Minister in 2013. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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The great American election hack – The Hindu (Jan 11, 2017)

The great American election hack – The Hindu (Jan 11, 2017) The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence has released a declassified report purportedly supplying the minutiae of a conspiracy theory that…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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Appointments as spoils of office – The Hindu (Jan 11, 2017)

Appointments as spoils of office – The Hindu (Jan 11, 2017) The Supreme Court’s observations on the quality of a round of appointments made to the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission last year expose…  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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Oiling cashless wheels – The Hindu (Jan 10, 2017)

Oiling cashless wheels – The Hindu (Jan 10, 2017) The threat by petroleum retailers to stop accepting credit and debit card payments led to a late-night intervention on Sunday by the Centre,……  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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Unclogging the cities – The Hindu (Jan 09, 2017)

Unclogging the cities – The Hindu (Jan 09, 2017) The move to make New Delhi’s iconic Connaught Place a pedestrian zone from February, and keep out cars and other vehicles from its middle and inner circle roads, during a three-month … Continue reading

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