On Tuesday, the Chinese state-sponsored rhetoric reached alarming levels and crossed every line of decency. A video produced by Beijing's official mouthpiece, Xinhua, portrayed India as a nation of hairy men wearing turbans.
When India is implementing its own Smart Cities Mission, lessons from Seoul are valuable and deserving of serious reflection and adaptation. Three key areas of urban development are particularly impressive and I strongly feel that lessons from Seoul can be adapted by Indian metropolises to improve basic services and quality of life.
Since all of us there shared similar values or thought processes, it was like preaching to the converted. And that’s the problem on every platform. We are not hearing the voices of those who differ.
A lot of homebuyers ended up spending more but actually deriving lesser benefits and useful space.
Aam Aadmi Party can still be a game changer, provided we stick to the idealism for which we came into politics.
Maybe it’s time for Eman Ahmed’s doctors to “go high”, since eventually, we’re only answerable to ourselves, after all!
On the day the picture was taken, the Old Men of the AIMPLB were pontificating on the 'virtues' of Triple Talaq.
The current socio-political ambience in the country provides a perfect alibi for the Maoists to not only exist but also spread their wings.
With a clear mandate, it is imperative that BJP works towards improving local governance in Delhi through structural transformation.
The Mahabharata: Is rest of India willing to see a mythological epic, which is so entrenched in our culture, through a very different prism?
Despite there being no legal compulsions for a woman to change her surname after marriage, or even for children to be given their father’s surname, this is a widely-upheld norm in our society
Tarun Vijay told Al Jazeera whatever he learnt sitting at the feet of his GURU. Incidentally, if Tarun had made such a racist comment in USA or Europe, he would have been behind bars.
The current protests by students thus should not be seen as routine or as political gimmicking.
The form is shorter, less complicated and can be easily understood and filed by a common man without necessarily the assistance of a professional.
Human life is sacred and the holiness of the Cow mustn't supersede it
The South African activism and a successful anti-indenture movement made Gandhi a special person amongst the oppressed population of India.
Vijendra Gupta, the leader of opposition in Delhi Assembly, has submitted a photocopy of the food bill claiming that the AAP has transgressed the law.
My problem comes with his framing of the Babri Masjid demolition as an inter-community dispute between Hindus and Muslims: IT SIMPLY ISN’T ONE.
Talking about colour in a multi-coloured society like India, itself is divisive and anti-national.
With only 206 community charging stations across India, there is a significant chance of an EV owner getting stranded in the absence of a nearby charging station.
India's Truth is the truth of our racism, the truth of our killing in the name of religion and caste, the truth of our killing for writing, thinking, believing or eating differently.
It’s end of days for me but don’t pull the curtains yet on my memories
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.
Happy Birthday, Sushmita Sen: 10 times the diva enthralled us with her style this year