But sparrow numbers are falling with changes in urban spaces.
Indian TV needs to look out at the world more, be less insular.
Emergence of credible threats in ‘rear of rear areas’ points to a transformation in threat pattern. As Pakistan’s provocation changes, India’s response must be different too.
The Organiser editorial points out that on February 12, “the Reserve Bank of Bharat” came up with a policy framework for the resolution of stressed assets, especially for the public sector banks.
Watchdog journalism is being replaced by guard dog journalism. Media is deferential to authority, intolerant of contrarian views.
A multilingual and multicultural world will be possible only by strengthening individual mother languages.
Engineer, ecologist, scholar, official, activist — Dhrubajyoti Ghosh was a rare mix.
An increasing revenue deficit and half-cooked schemes marked Budget 2018. There was no accounting for the two major programmes it announced.
His indulgence towards Sikh separatists threatens the bilateral relationship with India.
With Maoists refusing to join, task is cut out for a minority government.
Operation Greens must build forward and backward linkages between farmers and markets. It can learn from Operation Flood.
The conversation on sexism and sexual harassment must expand and include.
As her guests, we saw the respect she had earned, a side of her country often unseen
Awareness of Iran’s domestic politics, its involvement in multiple conflicts of the Middle East, must inform Delhi’s engagement
LTCG is a bad idea. The best policy for the taxman is one that maximises revenue, not one that maximises his morality, or his employment, or discretionary powers
The murder in a school in Yamunanagar may have been an act of only an individual. Or it may not
The film’s lack of ideological purity, exploration of the forbidden, is discomfiting many.
Australia’s cervical cancer immunisation programme can serve as a template
The Army has not released any official statement about the detention but is likely to do so on Thursday.
TV is falling behind the streaming services.
Liberals must question themselves. There is nothing liberal about portraying women jumping into fire in a manner that doesn’t cause revulsion.
The country’s first election was an ingeniously indigenous an inventive exercise, with unique challenges. The way bureaucracy rose to the task holds lessons for today.
Asma Jahangir opposed military dictators, alienated religious parties, did not mince words against the country’s highest court.
Biometric authentication by PDS dealers defeats the unique identity scheme’s purpose. An aborted scheme in Madhya Pradesh that relied on once-in-a-year authentication can curb exclusion errors.
Indian judiciary could look at how Pak courts dealt with lynching of Mashal Khan.
Rashtriya Sahara’ s editorial on January 29 writes, "The incidents give rise to a question: Why did the police not take any effective action when these dangerous events started?”
Global markets are finally reconciling themselves to the fact that the goldilocks story of 2017 was always too good to be true.
Renuka Chowdhury’s booming laughter enraged leaders in Parliament. That one merry female parliamentarian should be singled out for ridicule is not surprising.
The NHPS should be modeled around the Employee’s State Insurance Scheme of India, where a progressive premium could take care of indoor, outdoor and diagnostic services.
In Parliament and outside, the PM remains the consummate campaigner
State’s decision to evolve a uniform employment code is laudable. Done right, it could serve as an example for labour law reform across India
Unless urgent steps are taken to control the violence along the LoC, the worrying link between escalation and ceasefire violations would become even more precarious in the days ahead
The move to tax long-term capital gains will disrupt the transition in the saving habits of Indians. Demonetisation and the progressive lowering of interest rates of traditional instruments such as fixed deposits have led many to invest in shares and bonds.
Organiser and Panchjanya have editorials and reports on the recent violence in Kasganj, Uttar Pradesh.
The suicide of an officer in Punjab may have a back story: It speaks of the decay in law enforcement
Recycling, composting and biomethanation will not only make landfills unnecessary, they will also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.