Amit Baruah

RIP, Nido Taniam

Will the tragic death of this young student from North-East India jolt us into action against prejudice? Published Feb 03, 2014 02:20pm

Don’t fritter it away

The Aam Aadmi Party has a problem. Its tirades can’t be a substitute for governance. And that is no easy job. Published Jan 27, 2014 01:42pm

The feminine way

"She is a wife, a mother, an elder. She is the past, the present and the future of our society; she is home." Published Jan 20, 2014 01:50pm

Rocking to Kabir

The turnout of young people at Mumbai’s Kabir festival is a sure sign that the battle for inclusion has been joined. Published Jan 13, 2014 02:35pm

An opportunity missed

Manmohan Singh is keen as always to travel to Pakistan, but he might have to wait till he demits office. Published Jan 06, 2014 01:45pm

When a movement became a government

AAP has fuelled the hope for a better India – a country where the Aam Aadmi – and not the VIP – counts for something. Published Dec 30, 2013 04:44pm

A remedy worse than the problem?

To apply its law, America arrests, strips and body searches India’s deputy consul general in New York. Updated Dec 23, 2013 09:09pm

Sleepless in Delhi

The rise of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has made the Congress and the BJP jittery about their political future. Published Dec 16, 2013 02:03pm

Farewell, Great Helmsman

Nelson Mandela may be gone but he will continue to inspire for all times to come. Published Dec 09, 2013 01:00pm

Chasing bovines on the Delhi Metro

A British journo found the Delhi Metro cow-free. But he couldn't have missed the bovines on way to the Metro stations. Updated Dec 02, 2013 09:36pm

Be the standard you want from others

A journalist’s allegations of sexual assault against her editor spotlights the daily dangers that women face at work. Published Nov 25, 2013 01:32pm

There’s a rule book, Modi Saheb

The illegal surveillance of a young woman raises questions about the man who wants to be India’s Prime Minister. Updated Nov 18, 2013 01:14pm

NOTA is an Option

It’s election season in India and for the first time, voters have the right to say: ‘None of the Above’. Published Nov 11, 2013 01:38pm

Order after chaos

Despite the traffic pain that the Delhi Metro’s expansion is creating, it is worth the trouble. Updated Oct 28, 2013 01:44pm

Of drawing rooms and opinions

As India slips into election mode, let’s not get carried away by corporate branding. Reality might just trump hype. Published Oct 21, 2013 01:01pm

The worst didn’t happen

The disaster preparedness worked, the loss of life had been minimised. India needs a pat on the back. Published Oct 14, 2013 01:55pm

Keep meeting, keep talking

The first-ever meeting of Singh and Sharif takes the rust off Indian and Pakistani channels of communication. Published Sep 30, 2013 01:41pm

Violence is acceptable in South Asia

When it’s just fine for parents to kill their children, can our societies even hope to reduce the brutality around us? Published Sep 23, 2013 02:42pm