Deccan Chronicle BJP doesn’t do shoes
Since Savarkar is the new icon of the Hindutva brigade, one might have expected the BJP to take part in the Shiv Sena’s campaign to denigrate the person who was instrumental in removing the plaque in Cellular Jail commemorating the time the writer of
'Who is a Hindu?' spent there. AMULYA GANGULY looks at why
that hasn't happened
Business Line How is Indian industry faring?
A sharp rise in the services share in India's GDP, coming at a time when services exports are booming, has been used to argue that the country is on a new growth trajectory. But behind these figures, argue
C P CHANDRASHEKAR AND JAYATI GHOSH, is a disconcerting trend in manufacturing growth that official figures are not revealing in full.
India Together Crippling delivery to the disabled
The Ministry of Social Justice says it has made good progress in empowerment of the disabled. But a recent Comptroller and Auditor General appraisal found many failings including a shocking note that the government may have been flying blind.
HIMANSHU UPADHYAYA reports
Times Spinning the web in Afghanistan
With just over a month to go before presidential elections in Afghanistan, the US and Pakistan are doing their best - for somewhat different reasons - to ensure that incumbent Hamid Karzai wins the vote. Others, including the Taliban, are fighting
back, says SYED SALEEM SHAHZAD
The Hindu RSS and realpolitik
It is too early to predict whether the recent controversies over Arjun Singh's statement, the Savarkar row, and Uma Bharti's arrest will prove beneficial to the
RSS, says VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN