Black money has left everyone red in the face
The MIM’s debut in Maharashtra is nothing short of impressive. By winning the Muslim vote from the Congress, it has made a great start.
Apple CEO’s coming out is an important moment and milestone
Cleaning the Ganga will require a more bottom-up, less tribunal-driven approach
Slide in Ease of Doing Business rankings points to the need for nuts and bolts reform
J&K DIG’s ‘kingly’ abuse of power is no aberration
Scepticism has made the supernatural safe, even fun
Compensation to victims is no substitute for punishment of perpetrators
Its politics retains its oddity but the assembly election has brought the state into the national mainstream
We don’t know quite how bad things were on Diwali, because air pollution levels were quite literally off the charts — too high to measure.
No matter what in-the-name-of-the-poor scheme you cook up, the poor get less than 15 per cent
America isn’t battling the virus as much as the mania around it.
Mainstream political parties shy away from fielding Muslim candidates
India has done well to refuse to be dragged into it. But denial is not an option
He has not made a misstep on social-secular issues, yet a sense of foreboding persists.
Like Sheherzad of Arabian Nights, Intizar Husain tells stories without moral lessons
Why India cannot continue to stay away from the anti-IS coalition.
Sometimes diplomats and world leaders reveal what they really think. Pass the popcorn.
New candour in ties with Vietnam could pave the way for a more forthright engagement with Southeast Asia.
When poll rhetoric seamlessly becomes government programme, general embarrassment must follow.
An article in the Organiser says that behind the veil of right to freedom of expression, some elements at JNU have been spreading venom along religious and cultural lines.
And Modi looks different each time we see him.
It is interesting to juxtapose Khan’s popularity with the ‘love jihad’ campaign.
To keep CAD in check, India needs to pay attention to the rising trade deficit in mining, not focus on gold imports.
If BJP government wants a regular policy interface with RSS, it must be open about it.
India’s record on protecting pharma patents is less dismal than it seems.
Why Modi is likely to oppose instrumental use of riots in politics?
The pope takes a welcome step forward to reconcile science and faith.
But government’s real challenge lies in getting investments in infrastructure and manufacturing.
An alliance will damage CPM in its remaining bases, put Left unity under strain
They have been identified as Adu Nakro and Vezhohu Resuh from Pholomi, a village in the adjoining Phek district and were tenants in a house in Jotsoma.
Vietnam PM’s visit is an opportunity to explore shared learnings in the social sector.
A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood.
Left is flailing. But India’s right also substitutes abstract logic for historical judgement.
When Canada is no longer reassuring, it’s all over
Censors wagging the finger at scenes of liquor consumption is a bad idea.