The government seems to be missing the larger picture in the reconstruction efforts.
The pope is everything you’d want in a leader, Putin everything you wouldn’t.
For rural India, trust, empathy, aspiration and empowerment are as important as toilets
To enable infrastructure investment, financing bottlenecks must be removed and bankruptcy procedures created.
Documentaries are held to a different standard than Bollywood films.
Trade talks are crucial to normalising bilateral ties. Kashmir can wait.
Obama’s strategic failures in dealing with the IS indicates how far US hegemony has been eroded.
The article has been pegged to the recent decision of the government to call off foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan.
Partly due to election fatigue, TV news’ coverage of the assembly election results was less than riveting.
Opening accounts and issuing cards create numbers but amount to little.
France is battling a bad case of collective despondency.
An editorial says that Modi, in his first Independence Day speech, had spoken about making India an industrial hub.
There are good reasons why Prime Minister Narendra Modi should start paying serious attention to the new Indonesian president.
A new generation of Indian entrepreneurs is looking to leaders like Murthy, Nilekani and Gopalakrishnan on how to do it right.
Beijing is likely to restore order in the short term. But does it have a long-term solution to the crisis of governability?
From patent pools to platform pricing, his wide body of work resonates.
Modi has a map for the future. Regional chieftains only have a Tughlaqesque politics.
Mexico and India have enjoyed a close bilateral relationship for decades. It is set to gain a new impetus now.
Experience and government statistics show that machismo has never worked as a plan against Pakistan.
Go on, complete the joke. It’s time someone declared open season on ‘love jihad’, writes Altaf Tyrewala.
Delhi and Tehran must now sit down with the new government in Kabul to negotiate trilateral trade.
BJP success hinged crucially on winning over leaders from other parties.
Maharashtra verdict is snub to parochial politics. Regional parties need a new plan.
Caste played a diminished role in Haryana and Maharashtra. BJP must seize the opportunity, make its own politics more open.
The creation of the ‘love jihad’ frenzy has little to do with fact or religion, writes Subhashini Ali.
BJP’s success shows that there is no alternative to Congress-style politics. Or that it is yet to emerge.
Democratic feudalism has reduced our smaller states to fiefdoms over which a handful of families lay claim.
The Congress seemed to have conceded defeat even before the results of the Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra were announced.
The last time he came to London was in 1931 for the Second Round Table Conference.
In this Idea Exchange Hamid Mir, Shafqat Mahmood talk about why the army won’t intervene against Nawaz Sharif.
An incurable romantic, poetry suited Begum Akhtar’s temperament.
RSS crafted the ‘Love Jihad’ campaign but will find it difficult to revive it.
With Hudhud failing to strike as hard as predicted, TV channels scrambled from coast to coast looking for a scoop.
The low idealist recoils from any movement that promises new beginnings.