OPINION: The myth that sport and politics don't mix has been busted in India.
OPINION: A boxing bout, fought on a single night, at a venue indistinguishable from any other around the world, won't do much for New Zealand.
Opinion: Orthodox economics has the attributes of a religion rather than real science.
Opinion: The busybody culture is insinuating itself into government
OPINION: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not a fan of swarms of reporters and made it clear there would be no media circus.
Opinion: Bobby calves are still being mistreated in New Zealand, despite the scandal created by a sickening secret video last year.
Opinion: After the prime minister's interrupted trip to India, it might be time to revisit the office-holder having their own plane.
OPINION: PM won't finger point over air force breakdown because he knows where it will end.
Opinion: I couldn't believe it when it was revealed that the police would be charging Inspector Huri Dennis with kidnapping.
Opinion: Trade unions are key to the fight Helen Kelly so ably led for a fair and just society.
OPINION: Gang action in Ngaruawahia erodes the rule of law.
Australian foreign minister talks up "special relationship" with NZ, but won't back down on deportation stance.
OPINION: New Zealand has a serious problem, and talking about it once a year won't change a thing.
OPINION: The selfie election is so 2014. Next year's election will be all about the Facebook campaign.
OPINION: Revealed: The secret memo to Bill English that was never written ... and would never be actioned even if it had been.
Here's the rundown on who ended the political week up and who's down
The Government is back to talking tough about crime.
OPINION: Environment Commissioner says country needs immediate start to curbing farm greenhouse gas emissions.
OPINION: Hekia Parata's decision to step down at the next election sent almost as many shock waves through her caucus as it did the media.
Opinion: Let's take a different pathway for dealing with criminals, rather than prisons
OPINION: Judith Collins was on the mark. Poor people have free will too.
Opinion: Big Data will revolutionise how the public sector works.
Willie Jackson responds to Sir Ngatata Love's sentence and why Maori seem to get jail time for lesser crimes.
OPINION: The Greatest Show on Earth has degenerated into Sleaze City, as the race for the White House turns for home.
OPINION: The poor should be organising to fight for a share of the Government surplus, argues Chris Trotter.
OPINION: The ink has barely dried on a date for the by-election, but Andrew Little was already pounding the streets in Mt Roskill at the weekend.
OPINION: Those who would tolerate the Chiefs' behaviour and those who condemn it are not talking. Supporters of "red-blooded" Trump and those who abhor his behaviour don't communicate.
The parodoxical and parodic Perfect Mike Hosking.
Even terminal cancer couldn't dampen Helen Kelly's life-long battle for justice.
OPINION: MPs are under pressure to know their use-by date. Who'll be next to go off?