Merit and academic/professional achievements can never exist in a classless isolation. In real world, there are no level playing fields.
Indians are expected to ‘de-colonize’ their minds and believe that RSS vision of Hindu rashtra is not antithetical to a democratic-secular India.
It’s time for us women to step off the pedestal and be dealt with on our terms.
In all good conscience one can't defend the present state of utter internal undemocracy in Congress.
What better way to pay tribute to Morse’s creator than by recalling some of the greatest quotes from the books and TV series that featured Dexter’s delightfully defective detective!
By now, everyone knows Yogi Adityanath’s claim to fame, but here’s a quick recap—he compared Shah Rukh Khan to terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed; he believes Mother Teresa was sent here to evangelise India.
My friend, in reality your 'celebrity status' in India is an expression of the majoritarian right wingers' unfortunate but rabid minority complex.
In a country known for its safety and freedom issues, I’m feeling surprisingly unfettered and safe. Here’s why.
My story shows how even so-called progressive journalism can destroy people’s lives.
There have been other incidents in between, of course, for all of us. Some scary, some depressing, at various locations on the globe. But easy enough to turn these into a family joke or a tune to whistle in the dark.
After Modi became the Prime Minister, the GDP of India hasn't grown at a higher rate than it did before 2014 despite the more favourable change in the way it is now calculated
I’ve become increasingly worried about three new trends, which I believe we must tackle in order for the web to fulfill its true potential as a tool which serves all of humanity
It is time for Rahul Gandhi to find his life’s calling, far away from the party stalwarts who look to him as the leading star of this grand old party
While deep set prejudices and gender biases are a disturbing fact of the society we live in, they become particularly dangerous when they are nurtured and propagated by people who guide and shape young minds.
How much independence is gained if the narrowness and lack of freedom of the home is exchanged for the narrowness and lack of freedom of the work space?
Why not go beyond laws and have 50 percent women representation?
Even a casual observer of the Indian political scene can discern that communalist utterances and violence have been on the rise ever since Modi regime took power in 2014.
Ideally, our universities ought to be free spaces to ideate, debate, and deliberate in order to nurture critical thinking.
"No one wants war – we do not want violence after all India was born out of Mahatma Gandhi's non-violence movement."
Once a prime national centre of historical research, ICHR has been totally handed over to the RSS pracharaks.
The girl’s best friends aren’t a part of a safe sex PSA or a feminist message on labelling women sluts.
Any state must exist for and because of its people. Their inherent patriotism wills it so.
If the silence and the calmness is a donation of the people who can resort to violence any time, it really isn’t a state we have achieved. It is a tired, convenient and weak interval.
Baljit Malik is single-handedly responsible for having protected the pristine environment of Kasauli from the ravages of builders.
The long peek into the Political Class in the Room was and is absolutely depressing. In their words and actions the Class seemed quintessential juvenile delinquents.
It is shocking that after almost three decades of being victims of terrorism, Indians still feel it in their hearts to befriend Pakistanis.
Prime Minister, I urge you to be careful and constructive in the political discourse you engage in or encourage.
Valentine's Day: What is the modern day free love doing except becoming another commodity for consumption and boosting the 'love' economy?
Chief Minister must not only be freely chosen but must also be seen to be freely chosen.
Readers please note, any recourse to logic or fact is absolutely unnecessary here as long as we can sustain our nationalist pride through history.
Akhilesh Yadav is no villain, he is the hero of the story and the icon for a pragmatic new generation that has no patience to be bringing up father as he makes one bad decision after another.
As computing power grows rapidly and begins to envelop many aspects of our life, there has been a growing concern that Asimov Rules, sensible as they are, may not be adequate for the 21st century.
A good part of the IT industry's profitability in the US hinges on the significantly lower wages paid to the H1B holders that it imports from India and other countries
These Americans realised it was time to wear their heart on their sleeves as they turned out to make sure virtual strangers got the homecoming they deserved.
JNU student movement has bravely resisted the full frontal attack of the state machinery over the last one year and we are confident that the present multi-pronged attacks will be defeated as well.
With Trump’s single ruling blocking immigrants and raising doubts on pretty much anybody from seven countries entering the United States, the world’s tenuous balance threatens to tip over the edge.