Ireland and Afghanistan earn their Test flannels. More will be merrier.
The lynching of police officer Mohammad Ayub Pandit speaks of the several grave breakdowns in Kashmir.
PM Modi’s US visit is a time for India to revisit fundamentals of diplomacy: Power flows from the sum of a state’s capacities.
After the recent atrocities against Dalits in different parts of the party, the BJP had to regain lost ground amongst these communities. The choice of Ram Nath Kovind should be seen in this context.
Governor Kovind’s candidature for the office of president is intensely political. The ball is now in the Opposition’s court
Lynching of Zafar Khan underlines that something is rotten in Rajasthan. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is accountable
Its cricket team keeps all those who watch it hooked to the romance and adventure of sport
The Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities has regretted that many state governments are insisting on the knowledge of the regional language at the time of recruitment to state services.
Guwahati is in the list of the Centre’s smart cities. But it has no plans to deal with its persistent flooding
A resolution regime is in place to deal with financial sector bankruptcies. The government must stand by it.
The arbitrariness of the sedition charges imposed on Karnal protesters makes for a test case on the validity of Section 124A
While the party’s national executive will meet to discuss the election results and its post-poll strategy, most leaders of the party feel that the central leadership should not impose its nominees.
The Mumbai blasts verdict is an occasion to reflect on terrorism and the faultlines it feeds on
Justice Bhagwati’s judicial career will remembered for PIL, and his compromise during the Emergency
Government has reached out to Opposition on presidential poll, but it could be too late to be of value
West Bengal government must engage with the Gorkhaland demand
…It’s the art, argues Bob Dylan, accused of plagiarism in his Nobel acceptance speech
The six states which returned the Janata Party are Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Orissa.
Seemingly simple words can carry hugely negative implications
The RBI starts process to resolve the bad loan crisis. But questions remain
With a moral view on non-veg food, Ayush trivialises the nutritional requirements of pregnant women
Railway Minister Madhu Dandawate did not increase passenger fares or freight rates. The second-class passenger got pride of place. The railway minister listed steps to offer him or her a comfortable journey.
More than ever before, democratic freedoms depend on institutions being able to stand up for each other
India’s emphasis on the need to counter terrorism and strengthen inner Asian regionalism reveals a pragmatic approach to the SCO
The finding of sophisticated stone tools and human remains in Morocco could spark a reappraisal of the history of the race
The British elections offered particularly surprising results — with some certainties
The LDF bucks populist calls for prohibition and offers a pragmatic approach to liquor trade and consumption
Speaking at the Commonwealth Conference, Morarji Desai said it was necessary that Commonwealth countries should pay attention to the loss of lives in Rhodesia and South Africa
In an age of frenetic self-promotion, Viru’s two-line CV was caught out
Modi and Sharif must not let a cold stare define the Astana SCO summit
Better prices for produce, not loan waivers, is the right response to the farmers’ protests
PM Morarji Desai spoke about the problems bothering the world’s rich and poor nations, the gap widening between the haves and have-nots
Big picture in mind, the Monetary Policy Committee refuses to cut repo rate
Prime Minister Morarji Desai reiterated India’s policy not to have nuclear weapons “whatever may be the conditions in the world”
Having established its superiority in the numbers game, ISRO is now throwing its weight around
A mercantilist approach to the Qatar crisis will not serve India’s strategic and energy concerns in West Asia