Boosting private consumption as against public investment is a more efficient way to revive the economy
The rise of the far right and a fragmenting centre must not divert the German chancellor from building on her record
Angela Merkel won a fourth term as chancellor, but the right is gaining ground in Germany
The Railway Board has prescribed uplifting titles for platform bookshops. Anything special for bullet trains?
And how the police action against them serves a larger political and social goal
The Union home minister, Charan Singh, made it clear that persons against whom investigations are going on for offences committed during the Emergency include Indira Gandhi.
Rape laws have changed but the temptation to shame and blame the victim remains
President Sanjiva Reddy arrived in New Delhi from the United States by a scheduled Air India flight. Reddy had been in New York, where he underwent lung surgery.
A journalist’s murder is an assault on democracy no matter what his or her politics
The DOT circulars seeking Aadhaar-Mobile linking have no legal force
A nuanced process of active but careful cadre management should inform lateral entry into IAS
Does every state have an inviolable ‘demography’ which has to be left undisturbed?
The Congress party’s prime ministerial candidate seems to have some really lazy minders travelling with him or they would have advised him not to say what he did.
Along with their heavy duties as Railway Minister and HRD Minister respectively, Piyush Goyal and Prakash Javadekar have another weighty responsibility. In fact they could end up spending as much time on party work as they do on official duties.
In my view, "organised loot and legalised plunder" aptly describe the NDA government’s policy of taxation of petrol and diesel.
This is a series to watch out for, but given that this is Madhavan’s first foray into a mythological setting, it is crucial that she gets the tone right in the following books.
Medical education scams continue unabated under the MCI’s stewardship. But merely replacing it is not the solution
Smart technology, involving people in operations could make 24x7 electricity a reality
Brexit may have birthed a new language for Europe — different from the Queen’s English and with American spellings
The Tral attack is yet another pointer that peace in Kashmir can’t be won with the gun alone
Pele and his colleagues were received at the airport by the West Bengal PWD minister, Jatin Chakravorty and Dhiren Dey, secretary of Mohun Bagan club.
That’s what the government’s policy towards the Rohingya boils down to — imprudent, myopic, untenable
Sport offers a path out of poverty for many underprivileged children in India
Delhi University’s compulsory Hindi qualification exam smacks of paternalism, cultural chauvinism
Government must focus on basic education and let the market take care of skilling the workforce
In zones of prosperity, agriculture faces crisis, jobs are few, social aspirations don’t match economic realities
Haryana chief minister Devi Lal said Haryana may be the first state to arrest former prime minister, Indira Gandhi.
There is no clamour for justice in Mumbai 1992 riots since it can’t be used politically
Affordable education has to be a human right, not a thing to extract profit from.
Prices of petrol and diesel will come down if states agree on a mechanism to levy GST for oil products
In North Korea, even tractors are convinced of the divinity of the Supreme Leader
Government must stand firm on its commitment to grant citizenship to Chakmas and Hajongs
His debut at the UN, where he warned of annihilating North Korea, was more a rant than an enunciation of policy
Traditional television is going the way of the telegram. In both form and content, streaming services are racing ahead
Mayawati needs to rebuild and revive her party. Mimicking other parties’ family politics may not be the best way to begin
But Aung San Suu Kyi’s words on the Rohingya offer little hope of a solution anytime soon