At this time of (justified) political triumph of India’s majority party, let’s recall a few Emergency stories
For Nawaz Sharif, one shows the way to hardening hostility, the other to fragile peace
In his first public pronouncement after being sworn in as prime minister, Morarji Desai set out the aims of his administration.
The Ganga is a persona alright, but a haggard ecological entity
A video clip draws attention to a Shiv Sena MP’s grotesque sense of entitlement, an ordinary citizen’s sense of fairplay
At a crucial moment in India’s political history, Supreme Court yet again refuses to compromise
Police squads checking on couples violate citizens’ rights and dignity. Is this the New India PM spoke of after UP triumph?
With BJP in power in three Northeastern states, a chance to solve the Naga problem.
Live streaming of sexual violence raises disturbing questions that have to do with law enforcement and public morality
A steady war of attrition continues. There must be no letting down of guard, or complacency
Narendra Modi’s political style is similar to that of Indira Gandhi — as will be his challenges
For India to strengthen itself, cobwebs of the Left’s borrowed ideas must be cleared
Mrs Indira Gandhi submitted her resignation from the post of prime minister and offered to the new government “constructive cooperation in the common tasks facing our nation”.
Those who want India to stay pluralist, must conserve strength, correct mistakes, construct networks
Tells us not to weep, despite fifty shades of grey
Turkish president’s attempts to carve out an executive presidency for himself are chartacterised by low farce
Drastic changes to coastal governance rules do not adequately address livelihood and ecological concerns
PM Modi will need to change how different parts of government relate to each other and the world
Re-thinking the relationship between privileged universities and the rest is essential
CJI offer of an out-of-court settlement in Ayodhya case is an abdication of judicial responsibility
Union of Vodafone and Idea, good news for the data-hungry consumer, could pose long-term regulatory challenges
Measuring joy makes little sense as it escapes before you can count on it
As the Janata Party-led combination won an absolute majority, 10 more results, all in its favour came in rapid succession from UP
Governments indulge demands for quotas from dominant groups like Jats because it helps them evade the real issues
New Manipur government has done well to convince UNC to lift its blockade. It must now balance competing demands
Derek Walcott inspired many by celebrating the here, the now
For Congress, 2014 was a loss to BJP’s superior electoral tactics. 2019 has to be a victory for a higher strategy
China’s response to border problems with Nepal is in contrast to India’s postures
The Janata Party, almost sweeping the Congress off the political scene in the North, acquired a commanding position when it raced past the ruling party in New Delhi.
Anil B. Divan proved that the legal profession is indeed a noble one
Ban on highway liquor vends is welcome, but why exempt bars?
Yogi Adityanath as CM is a brazen rebuttal of what the PM himself said his mandate meant. So what next?
Hubris has set in. The BJP believes it can get away with anything — it now intends to
Integration of Gilgit-Baltistan into Pak federation could be a step in the right direction for Pakistan. And for Kashmir
At least 17 people were killed in savage riots in the city, eye-witnesses reported.
“The opposition parties are also trying to make capital out of the family planning programme by spreading rumours of alleged excesses,” Indira Gandhi said.