But the challenge in education lies in enabling teachers to innovate and individualise pedagogy.
Major arms control treaties used to be bipartisan affairs. Those days are gone.
Non-state actors within the country cannot be allowed to get away with violating the rule of law.
Till that happens, we will be in a state of indeterminacy or the observer’s paradox, much like Schrödinger’s cat. We would not know if the cat is dead or alive till we break open the box.
The fortunes of politicians have long been entwined with this vegetable.
‘If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it’: Goebbels.
Any Indian railway station is heartland of the middle class.
Law Commission provides a frail reason for carving out the terror exception vis-a-vis the death penalty.
India needs to revisit its position, nuance it, for a meaningful outcome.
The state was created to preserve the sanctity of life and property. Both attributes are exposed to elements the state can no longer control in Pakistan.
Uphaar verdict reinforces a dispiriting message: scales of justice tilt towards well-heeled
Thirty years after its creation, the Bajrang Dal continues to challenge an already precarious rule of law
A schooling initiative in Bhubaneswar doesn’t leave it to government, seeks to be the change agent.
How did Indrani plan it? What was on her mind? That and more, after a break.
As they sit on daily judgement, they reveal their insecurity about their own paths to power — and a distrust of the outsider.
Pakistan is still on a journey to discover itself within the paradigm of jihadi governance Hamid Gul recommended.
The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, the census data said.
The renaming of a road is part of a wider pattern of strategic messaging by the NDA.
Differentiating between terror and other cases for death penalty is unsustainable.
Once again, the debate on census population data on religion misses the point.
That’s the real challenge, in Palmyra and elsewhere, in the face of the IS’s ideology of fear and destruction.
In being unafraid of bringing religion into foreign policy, Modi treads new ground in India. But there are dangers.
On census, Christians and conversions, Surjit Bhalla has tortured his data to make it say what he wants to hear.
Why payments banks must not fizzle out like other attempts at financial inclusion.
Use of ‘development’ as a catch-all represents a shrinking of the imagination.
To suggest that quantity never produces quality is snobbish, inane and untrue.
The Centre needs to wake up. Otherwise India may return to the shortages of the mid-1960s.
The state needs a stimulus. Only the Centre can provide it.
We stand to gain much from developing an understanding of ancient India, its deep and diverse ideas.
In August, the rupee has depreciated by about 3.3 per cent against the US dollar. Such volatility and decline in asset prices are stressful.
Indians hate to walk. At sprawling foreign airports, they often don’t need to.
From now on China will be like any other economy.
Last week when TV channels announced that Sarma was holding talks with BJP president Amit Shah, Rahul sprang belatedly into action.
The new leader from Gujarat is an unpleasant young man with dodgy political ideas and dodgy political heroes.
Brazil’s president has upset both sides of the spectrum. The stalemate seems set to continue.
The man of the match in Sri Lanka: Mahinda Deshapriya, elections commissioner