Modi and Trump must build on convergence between their nations’ interests.
The brittle calm of the Darjeeling hills has been broken again. To defuse tensions, Central and state governments, and the GJM, will need to go beyond political point-scoring.
The final at The Oval brought out the best in the defeated Indian team. Pakistan rubbed the defeat in.
For most among us, faith would be bigger than science but faith masquerading as science is what we should all be wary of.
It is back because of rural-urban disparity. It draws attention to a contradiction in Hindutva worldview.
External threats to India’s security persist but more worrisome are vulnerabilities on new fronts. When memory and experience are missing, knee-jerk reactions and ad-hoc decision-making follow
Iftar is about people of all religions and backgrounds coming together to savour the city
Internet has become a recruitment ground for terror. Global action is needed
India needs to be more liberal and internationalist, and worry less about what the US president thinks of it
Anil Kumble’s exit sends out the message that the job is only meant for yes-men
India lost to Pakistan on the cricket field. But that’s not all
The noticeable drop in India’s visibility in important global debates should worry us all
There will be awkward moments but India’s PM could return as a legitimate climate superhero
It’s time policymakers outlined a coherent growth path for the economy.
The Margaret Court Arena controversy touches upon a key question plural democracies must deal with: What should be the correct response to the demand for the renaming of public places?
However, it is “necessary to remind the real horrors of Emergency” to those who “may not be able to connect with the draconian period”.
Agriculture cannot survive without them. But they are invisible in the current conversation on the agrarian crisis
L K Advani would have been the most fitting Sangh Parivar choice for the post.
His candidacy for president is being viewed in terms of his caste identity alone. This is an injustice
Australia has a world-class education system, and the two countries have much to gain through the sharing of academics, students, infrastructure and best practices.
The effort to construct an India-US strategic partnership in the last two decades was based on the assumption that the American unipolar moment will endure.
A state driven by a hard definitive set of ideas, dividing people into “us” and “them”, presents problems for policing. Party ideology vies with the constitution and our laws in getting “results”.
The knowledge economy demands seamless interaction between government, academia, industry
Branding the farmer agitations ‘political’ betrays a lack of understanding
Uncertainty over local body elections raises questions about political stability
New Delhi should not hector those nearby if it intends to bring about balance with Beijing
GST classification of sanitary pads as a ‘luxury’ item shows tax regime’s male gaze.
Farmers’ protests threaten the BJP’s rise. But local character, lack of ideological vision limit their potential.
With a glut in agricultural production, prices have fallen below MSPs. The government needs to get the agri-market right to address the farm crisis
The problem lies with the disastrous economic strategy chosen during the first thirty years of planning. India chose the path of making machines on the Soviet model.
An amused Sitharaman, who later heard about the mix-up, asked Goyal and Pradhan why they had not got back to her. “Because we would have looked like three idiots,’’ was their response.
What I found both fascinating and very scary was the extent of their hatred for those who subscribe to faiths that are not Indian in their origin.
The governments cannot be blamed for the occurrence of drought, but governments are solely responsible for the mismanagement of the consequences of drought.
A Bollywood film exposes how India has lost all sense of purpose in providing nursery education
Why Nawaz Sharif kept so quiet at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit in Riyadh
The right course would have been for Army HQ to have reprimanded Major Gogoi, and his superiors who lauded his offence. Section 46 of the Army Act, 1950, penalises “disgraceful conduct of a cruel, indecent or unnatural kind”.