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Jawed Naqvi

The head that wears the crown

The head that wears the crown

The winner of Thursday’s results will brace for domestic strife, spurred by record unemployment and agrarian distress. Updated May 21, 2019 07:51am

Exit polls predict victory for Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s protracted and acrimonious general elections ended on Sunday with four exit polls predicting a... Published May 20, 2019 07:11am
The desperation on both sides

The desperation on both sides

Some say Modi is getting desperate with each passing poll and, therefore, apparently losing the plot. Updated May 14, 2019 09:43am
When Modi is defeated

When Modi is defeated

If Rahul Gandhi does make it as prime minister, where would he locate his ideology between Nehru and Gandhi? Updated May 07, 2019 01:37pm
Lanka’s existential moment

Lanka’s existential moment

Tagore’s idea of free-spirited, open-minded human bonding traversing national boundaries was to face its challenge. Updated Apr 30, 2019 10:09am
Heritage of hex and curse

Heritage of hex and curse

Saffron-robed Pragya Thakur says she killed Hemant Karkare with her curse because the late policeman tortured her for Published Apr 23, 2019 07:02am
The love-hate with Urdu

The love-hate with Urdu

So what was this Urdu musical that had mesmerised Messrs Advani and Ambani? Updated Apr 16, 2019 11:13am
War, a market-moving story

War, a market-moving story

It was not about a Pakistani pilot who shot down an Indian pilot. That was to become only a peg for a much higher-yield Updated Apr 09, 2019 07:44am
Does Rahul want to win?

Does Rahul want to win?

Given fragile national votes in his kitty, Rahul Gandhi requires allies to garner the other 45pc anti-or non-BJP votes. Updated Apr 04, 2019 12:04pm
A tonga and a peanut vendor

A tonga and a peanut vendor

The best of critical minds have been put behind bars as urban Naxalites plotting to assassinate PM Modi. Published Mar 26, 2019 07:16am
Democracy at the pawnshop

Democracy at the pawnshop

The diplomatic cables give an insight into the doublespeak with which India’s politicians address their constituencies. Published Mar 19, 2019 07:01am