Obama’s executive action on immigration could spell political trouble for Democrats
Kathmandu fears a review of Delhi’s Nepal policy post-summit
Why Zoho is a rule-breaker in India’s technology capital
Rajiv Gandhi was very popular in his initial years in office. But he could not deliver on his promises.
Train tours for students could be a step towards bringing the Northeast closer.
But has India fully leveraged its presence at the high table?
A structural change is afoot. It holds great promise for India.
In this session, Parliament must pass constitutional amendment. Details can be worked out later.
There are estimated to be over 1,000 ‘honour killings’ in India every year.
In a country in which every political party is Leftist, the lament is puzzling.
I want to thank my readers for connecting to my writing and permitting me to use your personal experiences.
Rules do not permit Jashodaben to travel in the SPG car even though she enjoys going on pilgrimages.
There is a romantic idea that once all Indians spoke Sanskrit and India was a land of milk and honey.
Adaptation alone will not help in meeting the climate change challenge. We need cost-effective mitigation strategies.
There is a lesson to be drawn from the recent controversy: kangaroo courts of public opinion must stop delivering instant verdicts on minority institutions.
The bottom line is this: Caesar’s wife should be above suspicion.
Dressing it up with technology won’t be enough
A new book maps Karachi from its halcyon days to its current lawlessness.
By brazening it out, Ranjit Sinha damages the CBI — and puts a question mark on entire 2G investigation.
Obama’s action on immigration could signal a new course for his remaining tenure.
Delhi’s default impulses remain insular. Fighting this will be Modi’s challenge
Farmers’ suicides point to the problem of exclusion of tenant-cultivators from the formal financial sector
Modi-Abbott agreement is a departure from old habits of alliance or non-alignment.
The BJP is faced with a serious dilemma on this issue.
The last time an Indian prime minister traveled to Fiji was in 1981, when Indira Gandhi arrived there.
The release of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka is a moment for both countries to build on.
At Kathmandu, Modi could seize the chance, sketch a new regional imagination.
States’ veto on field trials of GM crops shows them — and the Centre — in bad light.
Netanyahu and Abbas must act quickly to prevent full-scale religious conflict in Jerusalem.
Why does India’s family planning programme continue to depend on female sterilisations in sub-standard conditions?
The question of hereditary imams raises complex legal and religious questions.
The filming of ‘Garam Hawa’ was cathartic for its makers, each of whom had been irreversibly touched by Partition.
Our policymakers need to shift focus from sugar to cane. Or, the farmer will continue to pay the price.
Three states squabble over right to build dams and store water. Solution doesn’t lie in tribunal or court.
The days-long standoff in Barwala, Hisar, has been a sorry, sobering spectacle. With a heavily fortified ashram as its centre, it has featured, on one side, a self-styled godman gone missing, his private militia which calls itself the “Baba’s commandos”, women and children used as human shields, and supporters who brandish firearms, petrol bombs, acid […]
Many battles remain to be fought to fix the WTO Agreement on Agriculture.