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The pursuit of classic Kolkata

The pursuit of classic Kolkata

D2

Sat, Feb 9 2019

It was difficult to wean myself away from the culinary attractions of Bengal Club, but I had only five...

The longest shutdown

The longest shutdown

Ziauddin Choudhury

Wed, Jan 23 2019

The House leadership and the president need to reach a settlement

The reality of voter participation

The reality of voter participation

Ziauddin Choudhury

Mon, Jan 7 2019

Voting percentages are a measure of people’s engagement with the democratic process

Free and fair in unity

Free and fair in unity

Ziauddin Choudhury

Sun, Dec 16 2018

For the elections to be free and fair, all contesting parties need to get along

An extravagant nomination process?

An extravagant nomination process?

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, Nov 29 2018

Willingness to invest a significant amount of money to secure party nomination plays a significant...

Mixed messages from a polarized...

Mixed messages from a polarized...

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, Nov 8 2018

The Senate win shows that support for Trump goes above and beyond his core base

The private dilemma

The private dilemma

Ziauddin Choudhury

Fri, Oct 19 2018

When it comes to private universities, quantity does not mean quality

Winds of election

Winds of election

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, Sep 27 2018

Can we expect a change in the way the country is governed? 

Is another wave of asylum seekers...

Is another wave of asylum seekers...

Opinion

Mon, Sep 10 2018

India cannot turn its back on its Muslim population

August 15 reflections

August 15 reflections

Opinion

Tue, Aug 14 2018

The assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman wounded a young nation forever

A new dawn for Pakistan?

A new dawn for Pakistan?

Ziauddin Choudhury

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Imran Khan’s 22-year journey into politics has finally reached its climax -- now what?

Who is the winner in Trump’s latest...

Who is the winner in Trump’s latest...

Ziauddin Choudhury

Sat, Jul 14 2018

Whether NATO has outlived its utility is not an issue for Trump to decide

The travel ban stays

The travel ban stays

Opinion

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The US Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision is but a sample of the country’s divide

The reality of being India’s...

The reality of being India’s...

Opinion

Wed, Jun 6 2018

We can choose our friends, but not our neighbours

The charmed life of BNP

The charmed life of BNP

Ziauddin Choudhury

Fri, May 18 2018

No one imagined a new political party riding on the coattails of a military dictator

Will it ever end?

Will it ever end?

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, May 17 2018

The Middle East is a powder keg which could burst any time

Trump walks out

Trump walks out

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, May 10 2018

Pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal will have long-term ramifications

Language as a seed of nationhood

Language as a seed of nationhood

Opinion

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Our nation is built on the values we have fought for

The imprisonment of Begum Zia

The imprisonment of Begum Zia

What the international community does not want is another controversial election

India into the quicksands of...

India into the quicksands of...

Opinion

Thu, Feb 1 2018

The controversy over a recent film reveals a lot about Indian politics

Not as dreadful as it sounds

Not as dreadful as it sounds

What does America’s government shutdown on Trump’s inauguration anniversary mean?