It’s unthinkable in our society to challenge the guru’s training.
Johnson created controversy over an article about rape accusations made by a Virginia University student.
The horror is doubly horrific for us who live in India.
As 2014 fades it’s a time to remember those who did their bit towards making it a year to remember.
The operating procedures of the Indian Parliament were laid down in colonial times and have not changed.
Solving the problem of the uninsured e-rickshaw should be at the heart of any regulatory strategy
It’s hard to summon up persuasively witty, insouciant prose when you are burning with offended pride.
The freedom to profess a religion implies freedom to change religion. An anti-conversion law is a dangerous idea
The onus is on the Rajya Sabha to iron out the coal bill’s infirmities
Fighting the Taliban will be a long haul. Better relations with India will make it easier
Isro’s twin success with GSLV Mk-III and atmospheric re-entry are a big leap for India
Strong rupee cannot be an objective. It must be an outcome of growth based on sound fundamentals.
Strategies of anti-conversion and reconversion harden religious boundaries while undermining religious plurality
Sony hack puts the spotlight on corporate cybersecurity
The army had claimed that this operation had put an end to more than 90 per cent of terrorist activities in the North Waziristan region.
Bhagavad Gita is not a religious book: “it has been translated world over and is meant for the whole community.”
The dominant history of the Chennai music season has excluded a more encompassing chapter of its past.
I once asked a senior military commander if the army had a button to ensure that those who joined the good Taliban would not turn bad later.
The question of conversion has held up Parliament for some days now.
Lost in Khobragade clamour was plight of migrant workers abroad. It still is.
In SpiceJet case, government must step back, let market take its course
Pakistan must find the will to confront not just jihadist fighters, but also their project
It can’t shift the onus of running the House on the Opposition. Or shirk responsibility of finding a way out
Obama’s move to establish relations with Cuba ends a misguided chapter in US foreign policy
It has taken more than 60 years to make this mess. It will take time to fix it.
The violence of the Taliban has been internalised. Religion has been twisted beyond recognition.
December 16 attack is the result of a sustained national policy gone wrong.
Disciplinary action must be taken against MPs for disrupting the work of other public servants.
RuPay debit cards could be the Jan Dhan Yojana’s undoing
Lima failure was foretold. A robust climate change regime must be based on equity
One-year ban on Sarita Devi is also an indictment of the backroom boys of Indian boxing
Russia’s economy is on the brink of collapse. Could this bring a change in Putin’s policies?
Delhi and Islamabad must acknowledge the need to come together against terror
The CPI(ML)’s ML Update has said the campaign is “intended to demolish the dignified existence and rights of religious minorities in India”.
The big picture points to the need for significant monetary easing.
The Planning Commission has increasingly become an anachronistic behemoth, although it did play a crucial role in the initial years.