Opinion

Fatal fires

Fire safety norms for hospitals need to be strengthened and strictly enforced


Two more Kerala naxalites held in Madras


Bolstering Paris

The Katowice consensus does not adequately reflect the challenge to limit global warming


‘There is no question of going back to the paper ballot’

The former Chief Election Commissioner on the EVM controversy, why the Supreme Court verdict on criminals in politics is a missed opportunity, and electoral bonds


Restoring the balance

India must remain invested in strengthening democratic institutions in the Maldives


The slow, tortuous path to justice

The Delhi High Court judgment convicting Sajjan Kumar reminds the country that it must not forget mass killings


Govt. to take over spot in Birla House


Right prescription

The Delhi High Court restores the retail sale and private manufacture of a life-saving drug


The brilliance Down Under

Watching and reporting on cricket in Australia is a different game altogether


The shadow of 1984

Sajjan Kumar’s conviction reignites hopeof substantial justice for riot victims


Not a decisive factor

It is misleading to say that NOTA determined the Assembly election results


Making every citizen an auditor

Various steps need to be taken to strengthen social audits


Centrism holds in India

The Congress succeeded by offering itself as the default alternative for farmers and the youth, not by soft Hindutva


Hot air at Katowice

Key issues of concern for the poorest and developing nations were diluted or postponed


C.M. can advise Assembly dissolution


Widening Gulf

Qatar is now taking the fightto the Saudi Arabia-led OPEC and GCC


Reflections of readers

News cannot wait, but an informed editorial can


Old vs new

The Congress must strengthen itsdemocratic processes while choosing CMs


The spectre of deportation

The outcome of the NRC exercise has implications for India’s ties with Bangladesh


Restoration of political sanity

But Sri Lanka’s biggest worry is a fresh eruption of the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe power struggle