Pakistan is still on a journey to discover itself within the paradigm of jihadi governance Hamid Gul recommended.
The santhara case offers yet another opportunity to re-examine the legal status of suicide.
Disneyland and the Nashik Kumbh share a distaste for the social media phenomenon of our times.
The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, the census data said.
The renaming of a road is part of a wider pattern of strategic messaging by the NDA.
AG De argued it was a fundamental fallacy to suggest that free and fair elections could not be conducted if courts of the country were denied the right of “judicial review” of election disputes.
Differentiating between terror and other cases for death penalty is unsustainable.
Once again, the debate on census population data on religion misses the point.
That’s the real challenge, in Palmyra and elsewhere, in the face of the IS’s ideology of fear and destruction.
In being unafraid of bringing religion into foreign policy, Modi treads new ground in India. But there are dangers.
On census, Christians and conversions, Surjit Bhalla has tortured his data to make it say what he wants to hear.
The urge to rename roads betrays embarrassing insecurities about the annals of history.
Vinoba Bhave was also a multilingual scholar who wrote extensively on a range of subjects, especially ethics and philosophy.
Modi government does well not to repromulgate the land ordinance. Now it must focus on other, more urgent, reforms.
Why payments banks must not fizzle out like other attempts at financial inclusion.
Its debut rally was a riposte to Modi, the grand alliance in Bihar seemed to lack a voice of its own.
Use of ‘development’ as a catch-all represents a shrinking of the imagination.
To suggest that quantity never produces quality is snobbish, inane and untrue.
India and Pakistan are seriously in need of couples conselling.
Letter to the editor, 31 August, 2015.
Call drops raise questions about Digital India. Spectrum shortage is at the heart of the matter.
The Centre needs to wake up. Otherwise India may return to the shortages of the mid-1960s.
The state needs a stimulus. Only the Centre can provide it.
We stand to gain much from developing an understanding of ancient India, its deep and diverse ideas.
A look at the front page of Indian Express on August 31, published forty years ago.
Nation after nation has abolished the death penalty. India must summon the moral courage to follow them.
In August, the rupee has depreciated by about 3.3 per cent against the US dollar. Such volatility and decline in asset prices are stressful.
Indians hate to walk. At sprawling foreign airports, they often don’t need to.
From now on China will be like any other economy.
Last week when TV channels announced that Sarma was holding talks with BJP president Amit Shah, Rahul sprang belatedly into action.
The new leader from Gujarat is an unpleasant young man with dodgy political ideas and dodgy political heroes.
And so, as in 2008, comes the obvious question: How fast can Usain Bolt run the 200m?
The victory over birth-related tetanus owes more to a systems approach than to scientific innovation
It was Narendra Modi who had equated the strength of the rupee to the prestige of the prime minister.
Brazil’s president has upset both sides of the spectrum. The stalemate seems set to continue.
As the all women police station comes to Haryana, the experience of other states offers lessons of possibilities, limits