The last time a committee was tasked with protecting the constitutional rights of Muslims was in 2010.
One lesson of that time turned out subsequently to be a blueprint for Opposition success. It learnt that the adage about Strength in Unity was not just a cliché.
In both the methodologies, the home-seekers had the same credentials but for their names that indicated their caste and religion.
Coomi Kapoor, contributing editor, The Indian Express, and author of The Emergency: A Personal History, on the turbulent 21 months,
the courage of the press at the time and the similarities between Narendra Modi and Indira Gandhi.
A muslim boy denied job, a muslim girl denied flat - what is the Urdu Press take on this?
Manufacturers protest as fees to certify measuring tapes raised five times to 50 paise for 5 metres.
SBI Mutual Fund, after detailed studies, internal reports and due procedure, was set to launch the Shariah-compliant scheme on December 1, 2014.
Over the years, the Congress and its first family have harnessed personal faith to their politics.
Nehru, despite disagreeing with Gandhi on several occasions, was ultimately happy to surrender to whatever Gandhi wanted; Bose was not willing to bend.
An insider’s assessment of the 2014 elections goes beyond the obvious.
‘We are fighting to replace abusive word prostitute, along comes a Minister who uses it as insult,’ says Bharati Dey.
Notices having been issued, the petition is to be heard in three weeks in the matter.
The BJP too has gone back to Lohia to taunt socialists and remind them to focus their anger on the Nehru-Gandhi family.
An enjoyable analysis of Narendra Modi’s winning election campaign last year.
Over the implications of recent incidents, Cardinal Cleemis said they were ‘disfiguring the whole secular fabric’.
On March 2, 1991, two Haryana constables — Prem Singh and Raj Singh — were arrested for ‘snooping’ outside Rajiv Gandhi’s home at 10, Janpath.
An Indian and Mauritian recall struggle to get World Heritage Site status for the landing point of indentured labour.
Bhatta-Parsaul’s agitation and Congress’ championing of farmers impacted by the acquisition, which had a context then, remains a test case today.
Seema Chishti unpacks SC order which says that a ‘re-convert’ to Hinduism from Christianity would be entitled to quota benefits.
In an interview with IE, Sen speaks on some of the questions that have been raised about his relationship with the university. Excerpts.
The dish has come to telegraphically signal ‘anti-national’.
Dreze and Reetika Khera of IIT Delhi met Subramanian on February 10 to discuss their recent work on PDS leakages and related matters.
The CBCI is understood to have conveyed its displeasure to Syro-Malabar church authorities.
Delhi and Puducherry are seen as Union Territories with Assemblies, and are called ‘half-states’ even though the term does not technically exist.
The voters’ expectations will now force AAP to think big.
Why a victory or setback in the national capital matters
Desired or dismissed, party stirs Patel Nagar, a seat whose choice has invariably formed govt.
On Janpath, even Congress loyalists and Modi fans acknowledge AAP.
Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee said that the 'Constitution itself is secular', and a debate is 'totally unnecessary'.
Roznama Khabrain writes that Obama laid emphasis on his observation that India can develop only if it is not divided on religious lines.
Data was analysed using National Sample Survey 68th round, 2011-12, and information available with Health Ministry.
Shoaib Iqbal explains his decision to switch parties, as do Chaudhry Sahi Ram and Krishna Tirath. Seema Chishti reports.
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.
With the end of the Mughal Empire and the rise of British power, the 19th century Muslim intellectual had to reimagine his politics.