Waste-to-energy plants could sustainably dispose of municipal solid waste, while generating electricity
Belief in a strong state and leader, and market economy, with a stress on Hindu roots defines it
Diverse SC judgments leave a loophole to stifle investigations against public servants.
Rohith Vemula’s suicide had sparked nation-wide protests.
In both cases, the Supreme Court reversed its own judgment given a couple of years ago, citing “grave error in justice” as the reason for entertaining respective appeals.
Despite a leadership vacuum in the post-Trump world, Beijing’s current unilateralism is likely to limit China’s global possibilities.
Outrage and disquiet following the video about food served to BSF jawans is understandable. But hype and hysteria cannot help resolve the issues it has flagged.
As the Union budget approaches, debates over welfare grow intense.
His greatness was that he appeared above politics. In retrospect, that was also his weakness.
The Jan Lokpal Bill was accepted by the Congress government in 2013 with amendments and was renamed and passed as the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill.
Our school system does not prepare students for university. The final year of ‘Plus Two’ should be a preparation for college, not an examination.
Agriculture GDP bucks the trend of decline in other sectors. But can the government help the farmers sustain this growth?
There is a strong case for political bipartisanship on building the air force’s capability
The government must adopt the new technology that restores poll privacy
India had a rehearsal of this experience when Narendra Modi was elected. The media was not ready for such an outsider, who also had the blame for the 2002 riots to overcome.
Since the BJP will not be in a position to ensure a win for a Presidential candidate of its choice, it will have to settle for a consensus candidate.
The question we should all really be asking is why India remains one of the poorest countries in the world with such a profusion of leaders who love poor people.
The only engine that appeared to be running was government expenditure. In this scenario, what can be expected regarding the growth rate in 2016-17?
Kiran Bedi’s talent could be Puducherry’s gain, but she needs to tone her language
The interest in UBI seems to be building up significantly from several quarters and it is quite possible that the government is contemplating some steps in this direction in the upcoming budget.
Demonetisation showed India’s central bank is too opaque. Its decision-making must be open to scrutiny
Over the same period, the number of “tiny” public schools — those with a total enrollment of 20 or fewer students — rose sharply.
The economy provides scope and demonetisation, the rationale for a flat income tax rate and a negative income tax for the poor and the needy.
Following the SC judgment in 1995 declaring ‘Hindutva’ a way of life, the pro-Hindutva forces have exploited this judgment to an extent that has no precedent.
The ideological moorings of the RSS are criticised by the Left and neoliberal Right. But its approach has always been a creative one
Governments are making Aadhaar mandatory in contravention of court orders
Restoring Class X exams will lead to exclusion of disadvantaged sections from higher education
As we struggle to make sense of Donald Trump and the rising tide of right-wing nationalism in Europe, it is important to revisit the rise of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan.
From alleged waste water on ‘Bigg Boss’, to Delhi’s garbage — a refuse lot on TV
Enemy Property ordinances subvert both the primacy of the legislature and the spirit of the Constitution
Despite the spectre of a Trump presidency on the world economy, tapping emerging markets can mean big bucks for global business
Fundamental rights are no gifts of the state, the Constitution only confirms their existence.
It’s time parliamentary panels open their doors when witnesses testify.
Commenting on the significance of these polls, the editorial says that “this is the first ever round of major elections after the daring and system-shattering decision like demonetisation”
Mayawati fears that if the BSP is portrayed as an exclusively Dalit party, she might lose the votes of other castes
The SC verdict on the RPA is about reasonable restrictions on free speech. But appeals to identity by persecuted groups should not be seen as a violation of the principles of secularism