For many black boys and men, Ferguson reaffirmed a sense of siege.
India needs a more generous and accommodating approach to Bangladesh.
By: Lant Pritchett and Yamini Aiyar Prime Minister Narendra Modi has repeatedly promised India “maximum governance”. But to get there, the high costs and ineffectiveness of frontline service providers need to be addressed. Take elementary school teachers, for instance. “Complete rest in comfortable conditions” is the description a rather candid elementary education cluster resource centre coordinator (CRCC) […]
South Asia must get down to addressing shared challenges, or get left behind
Government must use Vodafone transfer pricing case to signal a more stable tax regime
Phillip Hughes will be mourned. But there is no cause for alarmism regarding the game
Removing charitable status would be politically contentious that it could trigger a wider tit-for-tat war over the role of charities.
Without transparency, autonomy will amount to an unchecked right to do wrong
This moment must be used to re-evaluate army’s role, shrink area under AFSPA
The Organiser cover story, “Call for a clear verdict”, says that Jharkhand has withered away because of political instability.
After the Ferguson decision, it seems much has changed and nothing has changed in America
Voting percentages in J&K point to a complex reality. But this moment must not be frittered away.
If Paul Volcker were RBI governor, he would cut rates aggressively — starting today
European parliament should reconsider proposal to force a break-up of the search giant.
Modi government will be tested for its ability to persuade — or divide — its opposition.
Second-generation reforms are far away. First recognise the extent of regulatory rot.
In pushing for juvenile age to be lowered, the court regresses.
The CPM’s People’s Democracy has claimed that the Modi government is trying to sell even “bigger illusions” to people
A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood
In the six months of this govt, there have been reassuring declarations for India’s Muslims — and also hate speeches and incendiary acts by individuals belonging to the Sangh
Could the army’s decision in the case open a new chapter in the poll-bound state?
Grand jury decision in Ferguson case, bitterness it stoked, are a reminder of America’s unhealed scars.
Police needs to stop passing the buck for poor service to interfering politicians.
As the state’s writ weakens, blasphemy cases increase in Pakistan.
Delhi could join hands with Beijing to develop a poorly connected, economically fragmented region.
Modi government got lucky with oil prices. Its challenge is to get investment cycle going again.
The government must remove targets, incentives and coercion from family planning. It should also shut down sterilisation camps.
India should ensure local participation and community engagement in the upkeep of monuments.
Can big biographies compete for the reader’s attention amid so much noise?
Yiwu-Madrid freight train charts a new silk route. Keep an eye on the Eurasian trade map.
India must sieze this moment to set the agenda for the 2015 climate agreement.
Next round of reform should focus on giving employees flexibility in salary deductions.
Sebi’s efforts to revamp regulatory framework are welcome. But deeper consideration is needed.
The BJP ventures into uncharted territory, changing the poll dynamic in J&K.
Obama’s executive action on immigration could spell political trouble for Democrats
Kathmandu fears a review of Delhi’s Nepal policy post-summit