Army jawans taking part in Army Day parade, 2016 in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

“Men in Shadows” derailed Bakshi’s chances to become Army Chief

The bypassing of seniormost Army commander, Lt General Praveen Bakshi through the dirty tricks department will have deleterious effect on a system where men...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Centre) with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung (Left) during an occasion in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Jung’s Resignation Ends Long-drawn Battle

By Sujit Bhar So this is end of a long, acrimonious battle between the Delhi government led by AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal and the Lieutenant...
A facebook post by BJP publicising the party’s victory in recent Chandigarh municipal polls. Photo: Facebook

Decoding BJP’s surprise sweep in Chandigarh

Was the Municipal Corporation victory an endorsement of demonetization as BJP claims? By Vipin Pubby in ChandigarhThe BJP, which registered an emphatic victory in the elections...

Will There Be a Fourth Time?

Psychological factors like autocratic behavior, supported by sycophancy are dangerous to democracy BY SESHADRI CHARI Forty years after the declaration of the infamous Emergency, the debate is...

Is India Emergency-proof?

Forty years after the Emergency, questions are being raised if it can be replicated today. Will Narendra Modi get so besotted with power that...

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