Nativist sentiments and a growing tendency towards looking inwards imperil globalisation.
Poor infrastructure — not outdated syllabi — is what ails Indian universities.
India will have to get its act together on urban water.
Qandeel Baloch’s murder is yet another reminder that men craft, interpret and adjudicate over family laws in the subcontinent.
Overregulation will stifle the voluntary sector. The lokpal act provisions need a relook.
India needs a policy that allows scholars to access primary documents and archival material.
Solar Impulse 2 has touched down in a new reality, where clean energy is no longer a pipe dream.
The BJP was not dependent on Dalits to win in Gujarat. But the apathy may cost it in other states.
Jayalalithaa and Mamata defend Mayawati, recast politics on gender lines.
To understand the jihadists of the Islamic State, step back in time to Europe of the medieval period
As Trump’s support cuts across traditional lines, Hillary Clinton has a tough task
He was the last of Progressive Artists’ Group titans. Only the Bindu remains
Platitudes aside, the Centre must take meaningful steps to reach out to people in Kashmir.
Kerala CM’s pick as economic adviser marks a departure from CPM dogma.
Funai hits the stop button on the VCR this month and finally, magnetic media is history.
The recent violence against Dalits in Gujarat is a fallout of the Sangh Parivar’s diktats on food.
The Congress’ huge and unexpected defeat in the 2014 general election may contain the foundations for some popular myths
Zakir Naik is ‘protected’ as an Indian citizen but he considers himself a Muslim first
Untrained personnel firing pellets responsible for eye injuries in Kashmir
His divisive agendas have divided the Republican Party and American politics
Maharashtra’s decision to end APMC monopoly in fruits and vegetables should be emulated by other states
A Rajinikanth film release is no more about cinema, but about the economy built around the actor
Pakistan’s dependence on Saudi Arabia stands in the way of the two working against Islamic terrorism.
Protest over the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan reveals a divided Dalit community.
Punjab’s drug problem is a national security issue. But the nation has neither understood nor acknowledged its full extent.
It will allow governments to devote four years for governance and reduce the huge economic burden of frequent elections.
BJP will have to recalibrate its political strategy to win over the Dalits.
Spunky Sania, indecorous Melania and the stiff upper-lipped Brits.
Recapitalisation of banks should be matched by structural reforms in the sector.
Gujarat unrest is a reminder to the state to clamp down on vigilante groups.
Mohammed Shahid was an artist and the best representative of a game that was once played with wrists.
Increasing penetration of smartphones, Aadhaar-linked bank accounts and a host of powerful open and programmable capabilities is set to create the ‘WhatsApp moment’ for Indian banking
Local newspapers are often the only source of news during curfew and the record of state violence
The endeavour for a common civil law must be to end discrimination, and not stamp majority might
Every hour of prime time TV news aggression pushes Kashmir a mile westward from India. There is an urgent need for India to reclaim “national interest” from its national media.
India has institutionalised its monetary policy framework in two years; this has to be taken to its logical conclusion
Donald Trump has shaken the core principles of both the Republicans and the Democrats.
The carnage in Nice leaves the French in a state of vulnerability.
In its new phase, the ‘azadi’ struggle in Kashmir is leaderless, and has a strong death wish.
AMU founder intended it to cater to the community’s educational needs.
Supreme Court has shone much-needed light on the dark underbelly of the operation of the AFSPA and the effects it has had on governance and civil liberties.