Opinions and expectations differ but there is agreement on the likelihood of a close election.
In India, the Constitution guarantees free speech but not the right to offend. A look at what has constrained and qualified that right.
There will be a session on the slogan of ‘inclusive growth’ and to point out discrepancies.
One of the stalwarts of Urdu literature, Pakistani writer Intizar Husain on his childhood in India, the politics of language and the intolerance towards minorities in Pakistan.
Delhi architect beefs up Nathuram’s views with his own to serve ‘democracy’.
The Centre said last week that it would start consultations for a consensus on a Uniform Civil Code at the earliest.
US-based doctor and writer has written his most recent book, ‘Being Mortal’.
The health system, he warned, was becoming a threat to individual well-being.
Seema Chishti explains issues in the debate.
Going by respondents’ admissions, untouchability is the most widespread among Brahmins, followed by OBCs.
When the Trinamool Congress twirled umbrellas in the House on Tuesday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked them to not ‘introduce new styles of protest’.
An exhibition on Nehru’s first Cabinet tells of his capacious idea for India.
The BJP is faced with a serious dilemma on this issue.
Reservation in public educational institutions and government jobs is usually, at most, 50 per cent.
The request for access will now have to be okayed only by the PMO — which, sources said, will be done on a case-by-case basis.
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Digvijay believes the Congress lost the chance to fix itself between 2004 and 2014 when its leadership was not in the government.
Congress MP Digvijaya Singh analyses what is hurting the Congress.
The government at the Centre... has set a record of working exclusively for big industrialists and dhan seths.
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Sheila Dikshit was quick to add that it remained to be seen how this vision “would be practically implemented”.
In 1999, it was only when the NDA was able to break away parties from other groupings and draw them on its side.
In this Idea Exchange Hamid Mir, Shafqat Mahmood talk about why the army won’t intervene against Nawaz Sharif.
Urdu’s revival on the small screen and at festivals indicates resurgent popularity of the language
While even a decade ago students here would have been loathe to talk about watching television, or serials.
Sachin and Khadija's case is now cited in almost every court in the state by inter-religious couples seeking to stay together.
In August this year, a local court declared Pushpa and Nur “major”, and hence free to make own decisions.
Bhardwaj has written a book on India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, titled Nehru: Gazing at Tomorrow.
As a writer, Sardar brings lightness and humour to thorny issues.
BJP spokesperson M.J. Akbar has lauded “the roadmap for economic development and promotion of moral values among the people prepared by PM”.
Akhtar-Ul-Wasey, former director of Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies spoke to Seema Chishti.
The Constitution accords as much primacy to linguistic minorities as it does to religious minorities.
Rajiv Satav, Youth Congress president and MP, hits back against attacks on ‘the family’
On Friday morning, prominent historians from all over India and academics threw their weight behind Rezavi.
Jung however, said he “could not comment” on the Congress and BJP’s statements that it was upto him to call fresh elections.
Najeeb Jung describes his role and challenges as Delhi’s L-G to Seema Chishti.
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