Must tainted legislators be debarred from polls? For how long? Answers are about to come in
Supreme Court must interpret Constitution in a manner that ensures right to privacy
Jayewardene wiped out his main rivals in South Sri Lanka leaving Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party with just five seats.
Arun Jaitley is wrong: In a society committed to the rule of law, a murderer isn't the same as an insensitive politician
Deficient rainfall in the south is a warning. Centre must convene meeting of three states on drought relief, sharing of river water
As in men’s cricket, democratisation of the game has been crucial to the success of the women’s team.
Maharashtra’s Social Boycott Act is a welcome step to curb ‘community justice’. Its message must be politically reinforced.
The Centre cannot afford to lose sight of the increasing signs of fiscal strain in the states .
Criminal justice process would benefit from more elements of inquisitorial system.
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was declared President of India unopposed over eight years after he first attempted to occupy the highest office in the country.
Modi’s BJP may be alienating the vyapari as it courts Big Capital and the underclass
GST on aids, appliances for disabled points to government’s misplaced priorities
In the wake of the new violence, the targeted killings bill must be revived and owned by all
The ruling Congress’s citadel in Meghalaya, a state in which it enjoys a considerable electoral and political presence, is crumbling with the spate of resignations, both from the organisational and legislative wings of the party in the last few days
Why Karnataka alone? Flags for everyone would lend welcome colour to the national landscape
The blockade that crippled life in Tripura since July 10 is over. But the state needs a lasting solution to its ethnic problem
When balance between institutions is being reset, a nation looks to him for stability, continuity — and a moral presence
Blocking images of Winnie the Pooh from social media betrays Chinese censors’ lack of political acumen
BSP chief is an embattled leader, struggling to regain her political foothold
Communal violence tests the limits of its populist politics that cannot think beyond the immediate
Aadhaar case provides SC a magnificent opportunity to enshrine the right to privacy, which India desperately needs
Home Minister Charan Singh’s controversial statement on the erstwhile Congress government’s “thinking” and “preparations” to shoot opposition leaders in jail during the Emergency, if necessary, caused another uproar in the Lok Sabha
It marks out the good politicians from the bad
Nitish Kumar claims that his government speaks for Bihar’s disprivileged. But his prohibition policy targets them the most
Delhi has responded to Doklam stand-off with commendable restraint and sobriety. It must be ready for a long haul
A small group of teachers and students is impeding the university’s functioning
Government must think about tougher challenge in J&K — killing terrorism, not just terrorists
Jibes at Kangana Ranaut at IIFA served only to make a joke of those who targeted her
The returning officer for the Presidential election, Avtar Singh Rikhey, has received 26 nomination papers before the deadline for filing nominations
The Prime Minister’s message on violence in the name of the cow is still less pointed, less blunt
Vajpayee had promised the leaders in Kathmandu that India would consider the proposal with an open mind
A generation has grown up amid violence. Yet, the state can fall back on its heritage of tolerance, confluence
Government has an opportunity to enhance use of social audit to monitor schemes
How Roger Federer at Wimbledon became everyone’s favourite tennis story
Health ministry’s plan to wipe out malaria by 2027 is welcome. But it needs to address manpower shortages, beef up research
In the defence sector, India’s import fixation is taking a toll
India Couture Week 2017 kicks off with Anamika Khanna Installation Show