Modi replied tartly that his health was fine thanks to being kept on his toes, fending off the weight of abuses poured on him by the Opposition.
The CJI proposed the idea of a Court of Appeal which would be a beginning of the end of an over-burdened and choked Supreme Court and the restoration of a true Constitutional Court .
If the Prime Minister is serious about fighting corruption, then this defence scandal gives him a real chance to go deeper into the causes of the rot.
The Congress has the problem that it is still furiously in denial about its defeat. On the idea of simultaneous elections, it again stirred up Uttarakhand.
India comes across as trying to compete with China by being China. It’s not a winning strategy.
Why a book on India is seen to be unbuyable in Islamabad.
The more interesting question to ask is: Why is the BJP pushing itself so aggressively to appropriate Ambedkar now, and not five or 10 years ago?
Indian software companies can and do patent their inventions abroad, thus actively competing in the market for government monopolies maintained in other countries.
Cervantes had invented two characters, Don Quixote and Sancho, who would become a universal pair representing opposing yet complimentary approaches to the dilemmas of modern existence.
They may harm rather than preserve religious freedom.
The last quarterly survey by the Labour Bureau showed that India has never created so few jobs, since the survey started in 2009
While on the domestic front, what Obama has accomplished is fairly impressive, abroad, his record is mixed, although he did make a studied effort to emerge as a forward-looking world statesman.
In this article, we argue that the actual well-being of the household will be higher than what is indicated by the poverty line, if we take into account public expenditure along with private expenditure.
The Hindu terrorist organisation, Abhinav Bharat, was seen to be involved in the Malegaon blast. Its members were made ‘accused’.
It is clear now that Pakistan generals are unimpressed by the Modi initiative
Politicians divided by Agusta unite on odd-even
It is a poor policy option. Alcohol abuse is a public health, not moral, problem.
Constructing HSR lines in the country should be seen as a nation-building exercise rather than a standalone project justified only on transport demand.
Governance in Kerala is superior to that in Bihar. But after that, state rankings are a fraught exercise
Judiciary is part of the problem of judicial vacancy and case pendency. It must also be part of the solution
Inter-linking of rivers holds the key to addressing water scarcity.
Those who pay exorbitant surge prices for buses for 13 days should not object to occasional surge pricing by taxi aggregators.
The editorial in the Organiser comments on the Samjhauta blast and Ishrat Jahan encounter cases and notes that they “are pointing the needle of suspicion towards many prominent actors during the UPA government, who can be called as ‘political fixers’”. It says that “the revelation” that P. Chidambaram had “signed both the affidavits, claiming Ishrat […]
Democracy in India, affirmed through elections, is pushing Muslims to the margins.
Delhi must not let commonsense with Beijing turn into a policy of self-denial with Washington
Stories of greed, vaulting ambition and inability to see the big picture in election-time Bengal.
A neat separation of poverty estimates and entitlements won’t pass muster.
Putin’s intervention has brought Russia back in a prominent role in the region
NDA has kept its promise to make local self-government more meaningful. Time for states to do their bit
Is this the beginning of another scorching summer of discontent in the Valley?
Relieve the president of the thankless task of putting his signature to the proclamation, a perennial irritant.
Delhi’s Nepal script, written in 2006, has now gone completely wrong
He knew little about the country, but colonised the West’s imagination about it
It’s not that Maharashtra has spent less on irrigation. The real problem is its high cost.
Compared to his predecessor Mrinal Pande, chairperson of the Prasar Bharati board Surya Prakash has increased his perks, emoluments and powers.
If the Prime Minister wants to stop having his agenda for governance and development derailed, he must build better relations with the media.