Union Law Minister Shanti Bhushan told the Lok Sabha that there was no proposal before the Election Commission to postpone the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.
Internet has become a recruitment ground for terror. Global action is needed
India needs to be more liberal and internationalist, and worry less about what the US president thinks of it
Daniel Day-Lewis is a mystery to be grateful for — known largely through his performances.
Farmers need better price realisations, not blanket waivers
Opposition’s presidential candidate Meira Kumar is let down by her own side.
There will be awkward moments but India’s PM could return as a legitimate climate superhero
By sweeping parliamentary polls, French president seals his mandate. Now, he will need to build a social coalition
While Devi Lal in Haryana, Nilamony Rautray in Orissa and Kailash Chandra Joshi were elected unopposed, leaders in Himachal Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan had to take the secret ballot.
It’s time policymakers outlined a coherent growth path for the economy.
Kumble exits, leaves behind questions: Why was cricket board caught unawares? How can it prevent a replay in future?
There is rich symbolism in a Dalit president. But government, opposition must also stop turning their back on Dalit issues.
Carrying and storing of weapons, stones, brickbats and missiles have been banned throughout the Kashmir Valley for a period of three months.
L K Advani would have been the most fitting Sangh Parivar choice for the post.
His candidacy for president is being viewed in terms of his caste identity alone. This is an injustice
Harvard’s decision to rescind admission based on Facebook posts sparks questions on shifting nature of the public sphere.
Move to replace gelatin-based capsules with those made from plant products is not guided by medical reasons.
India can ill afford to miss its date with the Goods and Services Tax this time
The knowledge economy demands seamless interaction between government, academia, industry
Branding the farmer agitations ‘political’ betrays a lack of understanding
The shadow boxing in the Karnataka Congress transformed itself into an open confrontation between Chief Minister Devraj Urs and his detractors in the party.
Governor Kovind’s candidature for the office of president is intensely political. The ball is now in the Opposition’s court
Lynching of Zafar Khan underlines that something is rotten in Rajasthan. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is accountable
Its cricket team keeps all those who watch it hooked to the romance and adventure of sport
The Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities has regretted that many state governments are insisting on the knowledge of the regional language at the time of recruitment to state services.
Guwahati is in the list of the Centre’s smart cities. But it has no plans to deal with its persistent flooding
GST classification of sanitary pads as a ‘luxury’ item shows tax regime’s male gaze.
A resolution regime is in place to deal with financial sector bankruptcies. The government must stand by it.
Farmers’ protests threaten the BJP’s rise. But local character, lack of ideological vision limit their potential.
A Bollywood film exposes how India has lost all sense of purpose in providing nursery education
Why Nawaz Sharif kept so quiet at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit in Riyadh
The arbitrariness of the sedition charges imposed on Karnal protesters makes for a test case on the validity of Section 124A
While the party’s national executive will meet to discuss the election results and its post-poll strategy, most leaders of the party feel that the central leadership should not impose its nominees.
The Mumbai blasts verdict is an occasion to reflect on terrorism and the faultlines it feeds on
Justice Bhagwati’s judicial career will remembered for PIL, and his compromise during the Emergency
Government has reached out to Opposition on presidential poll, but it could be too late to be of value