The establishment of the ISC was necessitated by the changes in the Indian party system and the institutional transformations associated with it.
Irom Sharmila’s decision to end her fast is a moment for us to pause, and take stock.
Arundhati Ghose will be remembered for her role in India’s nuclear diplomacy.
The current bill does not take into account any of the criticism voiced against an earlier version, proposed under the UPA government in 2013; it continues to ignore the Forest Rights Act.
Gujaratis are showing signs of fatigue from being ruled by the BJP since 1995.
The issue of the syllabus thus proves to be a red herring — the problem, or rather the problems, lie elsewhere.
Nativist sentiments and a growing tendency towards looking inwards imperil globalisation.
The cover story in Organiser slams a section of the media for “one-sided” and “highly-inciting” reporting in Kashmir following the killing of Burhan Wani.
Qandeel Baloch’s murder is yet another reminder that men craft, interpret and adjudicate over family laws in the subcontinent.
India’s water crisis is even more serious than its energy crisis though this is not generally realised
As Trump’s support cuts across traditional lines, Hillary Clinton has a tough task
He was the last of Progressive Artists’ Group titans. Only the Bindu remains
To understand the jihadists of the Islamic State, step back in time to Europe of the medieval period
Jayalalithaa and Mamata defend Mayawati, recast politics on gender lines.
The BJP was not dependent on Dalits to win in Gujarat. But the apathy may cost it in other states.
Better state support and supportive social environment can help independent filmmakers thrive.
As Oli and Prachanda manoeuvre for office, proximity to Beijing may suffer.
The Sangh Parivar has furthered the colonial understanding of India’s past.
The recent violence against Dalits in Gujarat is a fallout of the Sangh Parivar’s diktats on food.
The aborted coup reveals the fragile relationship between Islam and democracy.
Not just the Arunachal switch but the choice of Sheila Dikshit for the UP are warnings to the BJP.
The AAP leader is uncomfortable with anyone with a mind of his own.
Violence against Dalits is not something that began in the past two years as the tenor of the debate in Parliament would have us believe.
During the debate in Parliament last week, many members acknowledged that Kashmir is more than land, it is people.
Zakir Naik is ‘protected’ as an Indian citizen but he considers himself a Muslim first
Media is the new battleground in the conflict zone
Untrained personnel firing pellets responsible for eye injuries in Kashmir
Gujarat unrest and misogyny against Mayawati show while Dalit lives have improved, conflict has increased
The Congress’ huge and unexpected defeat in the 2014 general election may contain the foundations for some popular myths
Punjab’s drug problem is a national security issue. But the nation has neither understood nor acknowledged its full extent.
The government should have instructed the security forces to use restraint and treat the agitated protesters as their fellow citizens.
It will allow governments to devote four years for governance and reduce the huge economic burden of frequent elections.
When Indians ask this question, they answer it themselves and on their own terms.
Protest over the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan reveals a divided Dalit community.
Pakistan’s dependence on Saudi Arabia stands in the way of the two working against Islamic terrorism.
Spunky Sania, indecorous Melania and the stiff upper-lipped Brits.