India’s claim is not in doubt, but its NSG bid shows machismo more than maturity.
Policymakers will need to be determined and innovative
Jharkhand unshackles the tribal hero, but who will rescue its poorly-paid women health workers?
The editorial in Organiser, “Shirshasana with political glasses on,” comments on those leaders who “preferred either to boycott Yoga Day or uproot it from the Bharatiya roots”. It says “some people with so-called secular and anti-Modi glasses chose to stand on their head in protest” against the Yoga Day. The Bihar government “distanced itself from […]
The anti-Modi, anti-BJP and anti-government frenzy is increasing proportionately to the expansion of the BJP across the country.
The outcome of Brexit vote has been a $2 trillion fall in global markets.
The ‘ADM Jabalpur’ judgment in the backdrop of Emergency remains a blot.
The Narendra Modi government is not easily rattled by disapproving noises.
Providing basic income guarantee to all citizens makes a lot of sense intuitively. But the implementation cost in any country, including India, would be prohibitive.
Panikkar wrote plays and poetry, essays and theoretical texts on the music of Kerala called Sopanam
She learnt to intermingle with ordinary Dalits, talk to them in their language, share their feelings, and become a part of their movement in order to develop the capacity to see things from their perspective.
Sadly, however, that is overwhelmingly not the case, with the old English rule of “man” including “women” and indeed, all of humankind continuing to remain in currency.
Substantive pieces of circumstantial and documentary evidence appear to have been overlooked in the Gulberg Society verdict.
EU must confront its failures, far right movements in Europe will become stronger.
The government needs to build on the RBI’s roadmap for a cashless economy.
Tapping into anxiety and prejudice, he could lead the US back to a past it had moved on from.
Raghuram Rajan’s failure to get along with the Central government and secure a second term reminds old timers of the case of his father R Govindarajan, a former additional secretary, R&AW.
The notion that joining a multi-country union is loss of independence is hard to credit. But ultimately that is the message the people have given.
He maintained a dignified silence, as RBI Governors should, in the initial months of his appointment. But no sooner did Narendra Modi become PM than he took to commenting on almost everything.
It is wrong to think that economic reforms consist of announcements or a few deft strokes of the pen making changes in some policy or other.
With Britain voting to leave the European Union, we are now entering a brave new world
Brexit campaigners claimed these hardships could be mitigated by saving the UK was paying the European Union £ 350 million a week — a figure that gained wide currency, even though it had no basis in fact.
A look at the front page of the Indian Express on June 25, forty years ago.
Pakistan can ignore questions the world is asking, but not those of its own people
Old arithmetic is insufficient to explain UP politics. A new election demands newer ways of seeing
Gajendra Chauhan and Pahlaj Nihalani seem to be acting out a common script
In his report, R.K. Raghav has said that in view of the forthcoming assembly elections in UP the BJP has aroused a false sense of insecurity among the Hindus in order to get their votes in the election.
Dominant castes resent reservations, backward groups haven’t fully benefited. There is no visible alternative
Surviving officers of the 1953 batch of the Indian Police Service consider Raghuram Rajan as one of their own. When he was appointed governor of the Reserve Bank, we were overjoyed. When he appeared on television to explain his decisions, we listened intently. When his integrity was questioned by the BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, we […]
Despite increasing attacks by Islamist militants, Sheikh Hasina’s government fails to act. Lack of a credible, viable opposition in parliament makes people’s despondency deeper.
Thailand is a good example of how a middle-income country can provide healthcare cover to its entire population (almost!) in a relatively short period of time
One way of skirting them in the next polls is to bring trifurcation of the state on to the political agenda.
Ministers struck awkward poses. If there is maun yoga, let Salman Khan practice it.
The Central Statistical Office has never resorted to deception, nor is it doing so now.
Government’s measures to boost the apparel industry are timely as China’s declining competitiveness provides opportunity for India.
Reappointment of Raghuram Rajan as RBI governor would have transformed this stroke of luck into a tangible sign of change.