TMC-BJP clashes are a reminder that the players may change, but Bengal’s political culture remains the same.
Supreme Court judgment is welcome. Government must now move forward with a more transparent policy.
The appointment of Amit Shah as BJP president was another reason for the public’s loss of confidence.
Under the UGC Act, the HRD ministry has the power to declare any institution a “deemed to be university” (DU).
Exposure to television and digital media grew by leaps and bounds between 2005 and 2012.
The CPI’s NewAge says there was nothing “that could be really called first” in the speech.
The change of mind in Pakistan via-a-vis India is real. But foreign offices of both countries remain addicted to deadlocks.
In the inter-war period, the conflict between Indian nationalism and Britain sharpened steadily.
No one loves an Arab vacuum like jihadi extremists, and a bloody vacuum was precisely what Obama allowed Syria to become.
Families have a preferred number of sons at any given fertility level as well as a preferred fertility level.
Why it may be time to revoke the AFSPA in areas like Manipur.
India will remember Richard Attenborough as the filmmaker who brought our freedom struggle alive.
The UGC must leave the IIT ecosystem alone.
Bihar’s grand alliance may declare victory. But to become an alternative to the BJP, its test begins now.
Gandhi (1982), an epic but intimate biographical film, was Richard Attenborough's greatest triumph.
The priority ought to be to collectively deliberate on how to confront the present and clear danger posed by the IS.
Some Nepalese leaders, unhappy with Modi’s new approach, are preparing to raise the ‘ek madhes, ek pradesh’ demand.
A government shorn of Western educated ministers could change the status quo.
‘Neo-liberals’ emphasise sewers, sanitation and toilets, not ‘neo-communists’.
Hike in states’ mineral royalty rates is welcome. But ignoring mining companies’ ill health will be perilous.
BJP’s UP talk belies its assertions in Delhi, indicates formalisation of religious polarisation strategy.
India needs a national effort to speed up human development.
Flexible Asian coalitions that don't include America or China should become a critical element of India’s strategy.
A new board should be formed for film certification, which simply divides movies into three categories.
From Pakistan to Japan, China to US, he will be tested on ability to stick to them.
Citizen groups are chipping away at Bangalore’s urban chaos, one street corner at a time.
Ensuring the right to a toilet does not stop at merely constructing latrines.
The noir moment seemed to perfectly illuminate Lauren Bacall.
Americans see everything big, from them I learnt about how important it is to design industrial products for mass scale manufacture.
The Prime Minister had to select his team from the ranks of his own party but he is now making a serious effort to change the way his party thinks.
Originally scheduled for July 3, Modi’s trip was re-scheduled for August 4. The visit has now been fixed for August 31.
The appeal to provide them Pampers has been rejected, but there are some suggestions worth considering.
The JD(U), RJD, Samajwadi Party, BSP, JD(S), BJD, fragments of the old Janata could come together and form a party.
Manjhi knows even Lalu Prasad may not afford to dislike him because OBC-dalit combination is required for much-hyped Mandal consolidation.
The media is on a fairly strict, leak-free diet that puts an edge on hunger.
Why TRS supports Modi government’s decision to suspend dialogue with Pakistan.