The great Hindu vote trick

The strains of a shehnai in the background, the aroma of ‘dhuno’ incense filling the air,…

Defusing the pension bomb

Over the past 11 months, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, has…

Aiming for the top

This year, India saw a convergence of multiple security threats, economic, military and health-related. A pandemic…

Looking for a grand alliance

The ruling All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and the state BJP had been on a…

Wooing the tribals

Over the past three weeks, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s busy tour schedule has…

Farmers’ protests: Law and disorder

As the national capital settled in for its coldest winter in the past 15 years, it…

A tough road ahead

For Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin, who turns 68 on March 1, this will be the ultimate challenge…

Mamata’s Muslim Gameplan

It was the end of May 2019. The BJP’s aggressive campaign against Mamata Banerjee’s appeasement politics…

Mood of the Nation poll: Who are the stars of cinema and OTT?

The year 2020 was a bellwether one for the Indian entertainment industry. With cinemas shut for…

Mood of the Nation poll: On social issues

Corruption, safety of women and law & order remain prime concerns for MOTN respondents. Opinion is…