The government has failed to provide the right incentives to farmers
PM Modi must recognise Pakistan’s gameplan, and respond at a time and place of India’s choosing, in a manner Pakistan least expects
The advent of the Fadnavis government in Maharashtra has been accompanied by new social and political equations that threaten the Marathas’ political hegemony. Hence their huge rallies now
Phenomenon of the non-academic VC is part of a wider crisis of the university.
Loud jingoism and war talk erode India’s credibility, distract government from urgent task at hand.
Once the Prime Minister had opened out the quarrel with Pakistan by putting PoK and Balochistan in the gambit, some retaliation should have been foreseen.
After ruffling feathers in the Congress with his The Accidental Prime Minister, in which he claimed that Manmohan Singh as prime minister had played second fiddle to Sonia Gandhi, author Sanjaya Baru is set for an encore.
We must hope that the Defence Minister will now punish those who were careless enough to allow 18 Indian soldiers to be killed so easily.
The UPA government’s policy towards Pakistan was an attempt to forge a policy that would safeguard the territory of India, secure the country against terror attacks, and deter Pakistan from embarking upon any misadventure in Jammu & Kashmir.
In Pakistan, the old equation of ‘Army, America and Allah’ is said to have been replaced by ‘China, COAS and Cashmere’. The Uri aftermath reflects the new power alignment
Describing soldiers who died in Uri as martyrs does them a disservice
Deendayal Upadhyaya transformed the Jana Sangh into a cadre party.
Claiming Shahabuddin is irrelevant in Nitish Kumar’s Bihar sidesteps the truth
PM Modi’s strategy of escalation vis a vis Pakistan seems like a gamble. But it is not without calculation.
GST is a reform long delayed. But there may be good reason not to hurry it through now.
Dengue and chikungunya can be tackled via swift surveillance, sustained controls.
Pope Francis’ message is one that India and Pakistan must hear.
Contradiction between a modern, globalised industry and the degraded position of those supplying its raw material was highlighted at Una.
Once the smoke settles down, Pakistan and India must get together and “isolate” the Kashmir issue by creating more bilateral barriers to cross-LoC interference and normalise economic relations.
A decade after ‘Prakash Singh’ judgement, police reform remains undone.
A crime touches off building anxieties. Worryingly, agitation for quota has anti-Dalit colour.
It hasn’t worked. India must craft an appropriate military response to Pakistan
It has not harnessed its economic success to secure better health for its citizens
TV channels tossed violent suggestions as casually as a peanut in the mouth
Remember, this is a state where defeat led to even more militarisation and radicalisation; this is a state that is willing to bear the cost of great internal violence, so a little more experience of internal violence will hardly dent it
The Cauvery basin has kept the region, which includes states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Union Territory of Puducherry, “connected with each other and distinguished them from the Godavari or Krishna river valleys”.
Question is, can Modi pick up where he left off?
He was a creation of the political economy of an earlier time. Bihar has moved on from there.
Indian languages’ writers are taking on dogmas, myths and falsehoods.
The non-aligned project has long stopped being a foreign policy priority for its members.
The decline in political discourse is evident in the language and imagery used by politicians to belittle their rivals. Judiciary has failed to rein in such people.
There are at least five options on the table. He must take his time.
Official data shows that only 27 per cent of villages in India have a bank within a five km radius and the number of those without a basic bank account is still huge.
Dahal, who has travelled to Delhi in less than a month of his succeeding Oli as the prime minister, risks giving credence to the Indian perception with his claims to promote “balanced” relations with Nepal’s two neighbours.
The proposed surrogacy bill addresses major ethical concerns.
Pak wages its proxy war with impunity. India should avoid falling into the trap of impulsive indignation