Botanical clues show the shared heritage of the Rig Veda and the Avesta.
India’s record of reducing poverty pales in comparison to China, Brazil and Mexico. It needs to build social infrastructure capable of providing quality education, health, and nutrition to buck the trend.
Inquilab, on September 10, writes: “A large section of the media, if not the entire media, has been terrified by this murder. But some sycophants, in the garb of being journalists, are detached from this situation and were busy finding a rationale for the murder".
The Panchajanya article critiqued Rahul Gandhi’s speech, claiming that he had tried to justify dynasticism as natural to India, and called his manoeuvre “dangerous”.
Across the country, chilling replays of Dadri. And a long way to go before love or justice can prevail.
The NSUI pitched this election as a contest over the idea of the university and the role of student unions within it. And the students have spoken decisively.
The ABVP is not merely an organisation of an election season. It represents a continuous stream which is associated with the aspirations of the students and youth of this country.
Civilian officialdom acts as a check and balance in the ministry of defence
As old ideological divisions break down at the UN, Delhi must take the lead in promoting practical solutions to international challenges
Inflation is down by 700 bp since 2013, and policy rates have declined by 200bp — and you are still wondering why GDP growth is slow?
Corruption and political partisanship undermines the judiciary’s credibility
With international cricket returning to Pakistan, I can pick up the threads of an old fascination
Because police in India today are not expected to uphold the rule of law, but the rule of the party in power
There is no doubt that many people do not like the sort of ideas Gauri Lankesh held. They hate rationalists, atheists and anyone who seems Western or modern. They express their dislike. The novel thing is not that there are such people. There have always been.
When Smriti Irani went on national television to rage against the Congress vice-president for being a ‘failed dynast’ and to mock him for his ‘failed political career,’ I realized he must have said something that really hurt.
I believe Zee News caused a much bigger damage. I was just a scapegoat. The democratic tradition of mushaira/kavi sammelan, where poets exercise freedom of expression, unhindered, was the real target.
No time limit was set for the Speaker of an Assembly to decide if a legislator should be disqualified for defecting.
Every economist is agreed that India’s economic growth has slowed down. The Chief Economic Adviser has candidly admitted the fact, only his government is in denial! If a government is in denial about the slowdown, it is fair to conclude that it is also clueless about the causes of the slowdown.
Pakistan is counting on China to balance India-US bonhomie. Afghanistan will likely be the theatre of engagement
Why must courts place conversion to Islam in the matrix of radicalisation? Critics have argued that by ordering the annulment of marriage, the court has legitimised the love jihad propaganda.
All technology is vulnerable. What is needed is mitigation of risks of Aadhaar, not its abrogation
After the shortlived disruption, demonetisation is proving its critics wrong
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal have crafted a rivalry for the ages, without bitterness
India can become a global hub for higher education. Much can be achieved without government having to do the heavy lifting
Rise of China and uncertainty over America’s role in Asia has brought Japan and India closer. Modi and Abe can overcome the bureaucratic inertia that limits the relationship’s possibilities.
Nirmala Sitharaman will need to be resolute and creative in order to energise the defence sector.
Congress vice president could borrow some telegenic spunk.
Digitisation of financial transactions is being driven by and for the market and the state — not the citizen.
Both morally and legally, India cannot deport refugees facing a grave threat in Myanmar.
The editorial warns that the attacks on or the opposition to the RSS, which “works through society, and politics is just part of this national reconstruction mission,” would boomerang.
The strategic rewards in Afghanistan might be as large as the risks.
The project is set to provide reliable and comfortable service with high standards of safety. We should be careful not to confuse technology development with elitism.
Artificial Intelligence can become an emancipatory agent for the workforce
Mayawati will need to reorganise her party and frame a new vocabulary to combat BJP-RSS overtures to Dalits.
Public anger against corruption is making itself seen and heard.
Prices crashed last year because there was a glut in imports during a year of record production. Government has not corrected the policy snags that led to this anomaly.
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