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A.G. Noorani

Tail wags dog

Highly centralised parties weaken democratic structures. Published Apr 29, 2017 01:48am

A new system?

Constitutional changes cannot clean up the messiness of politics. Published Apr 22, 2017 01:06am

Above the law?

Politicians must be accountable to their true masters, the people. Published Apr 15, 2017 06:43am

Caligula’s horse

Modi is sending a clear signal of where India is heading. Updated Apr 08, 2017 09:52am

Ministers as actors

At stake in this issue is the dignity of public office. Published Apr 01, 2017 07:06am

Censoring MPs

Expunging parliamentary records is an abuse of power. Published Mar 25, 2017 01:57am

The two Punjabs

The centre needs to loosen its grip on the states’ affairs. Published Mar 18, 2017 07:08am

Student politics

A culture of intolerance has pervaded campuses. Published Mar 11, 2017 06:53am

Foreign inputs

Why wasn’t Kishwar Naheed asked to read her poetry? Updated Mar 04, 2017 11:17am

The fifth estate

The existence of NGOs is a hallmark of participatory democracy. Published Feb 25, 2017 02:46am

Regime change

US foreign policy has long had devastating consequences. Published Feb 18, 2017 12:56pm

Rising Islamophobia

Dispelling poisonous myths requires concerted effort. Published Feb 11, 2017 01:39am

Hari Singh’s legacy

Mehbooba Mufti could have opposed the resolution. She did not. Published Feb 04, 2017 01:26am

Inquiry reports

Citizens have an undeniable right to information. Published Jan 28, 2017 01:11am

Hurriyat’s quest

The Hurriyat’s leaders must descend from their perches. Updated Jan 21, 2017 03:35pm

Kashmir forsaken

Modi seeks to perpetuate the status quo by sheer force. Updated Apr 27, 2017 07:45am

Palestine forsaken

The US long knew that settlements threatened a two-state solution. Published Jan 07, 2017 01:09am

Election funds

Measures must be taken to curb ‘pay-to-play’ practices. Published Dec 31, 2016 01:57am

Media sources

Protecting sources is a matter of professional honour among journalists. Updated Dec 24, 2016 06:05am

Spewing hate

Many European countries ignore hate speech. Published Dec 17, 2016 12:56pm