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Indira Gandhi: Goddess and her terror turn

Forty years after the declaration of Emergency by Indira Gandhi, Sunanda K Datta-Ray recalls life when civil rights were suspended and press censorship was in force Silver-haired and baby-faced,......

Paybacks from the hustings

In the US as in India, policy outcomes are linked to election funding, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray Some might see Hurricane Sandy as an act of god that mocks next Tuesday's costliest political show on......

When journalists cease to be journalists

Journalists who engage in influence peddling should be listed as lobbyists, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray.After a lifetime in journalism, I am more than ever convinced that what we crow over as a scoop......

What purpose does Swachh Bharat serve?

'Can anyone honestly say with hand on heart that our streets and office buildings, railways and other public spaces are any cleaner?' asks Sunanda K Datta-Ray.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/

Portugal: A backdoor for Bangladeshis into EU

Bangladeshis say it is easier in Portugal to get Residency papers, which give them access to all EU countries, notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray. They call Portugal one of Europe's PIGS -- Portugal,......

Budget doesn't have much for the youth

  The Budget won't create the millions of jobs Modi had promised in his election pledge, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. 'It's clearly a Budget,' said George W Bush when shown a document. 'It's got......

Bullet trains: Modi's extravagant gift to Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's loyalty to his home state, Gujarat, is admirable but an Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train will not begin to address any of the many problems Indian Railways faces, notes......

India-Singapore trade has future but few hurdles may come in the way

No matter how much Singapore changes, the promise of the 'Look East' policy will remain elusive until conditions in India alter, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Lee Hsien Loong's splendid victory......

3 reasons why India's rich stash money abroad

Instead of chasing chimeras or politically motivated witch-hunts, we need to focus on the phenomenon of black money. The point is not how it is created but why, notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray.......

All about Jack Cohen's RETAIL blues

Tesco's founder thought his employees were robbing him. Going by the service standards in a South London outlet, he was way off the mark, writes Sunanda K Datta-RayWith Tesco all set to take......

KKR's IPL win was Kolkata's triumph

KKR's IPL win was Kolkata's triumph, never mind the ethnicity of its players and owners, writes Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Being unfashionably ignorant of cricket, I feared I would be out on a limb in......
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Monarch nonpareil

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej never visited India, but his ties with the country, though not always friendly, ran deep ...
Dynastic politics

Which family member gets relegated to the background and which one gets pushed ahead is an unpredictable game ...
Seeking civilised standards in media

A supervisory authority is desirable, though one set up by the government may not be too useful ...
A grim future

This is in response to Sunanda K. Datta-Ray’s article, Haryana’s gimmicks: Is this India’s future? (Sept. 13). National unity statue, bullet... ...
When all roads lead to Rome

Seeing social service as the highest good and as an end in itself, people forced Mother Teresa into a straitjacket. Now, they are not averse to... ...

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