Historiography needs to go beyond Eurocentrism and saffronisation.
Producers of highbrow art never quite shake off a need for what’s further down.
Political will to let it mature has been absent. That is not its own failing.
A headlong rush into PPPs will only leave a trail of disputes, renegotiations, corruption.
Suchet’s portrayal was more than the sum of the character’s distinctive props.
But Modi must carefully step away from Nepal’s domestic debates on the Hindu state.
General Suhag has 30 months to push the army modernisation project.
It seems that the extremist elements want to maintain this type of atmosphere in UP and create a sense of fear and insecurity among minorities.
2013 law freezes land acquisition by imposing lengthy procedures and high costs.
2013 law expanded rights of losers of livelihood and land, but failed to recognise economics of land.
For the first time, the interests of farmers, livelihood losers and SC/ST communities have been given high priority.
France’s burqa ban stokes a debate on rights and duties in the modern state.
Nasa’s Mars rover Opportunity is breaking new ground.
Pakistan plays a role in the story of ISIS founder Abu Musaab al Zarqawi.
Israelis and Palestinians must stop circling the grindstone of violence, remember the future
Modi-led BJP is pursuing an illogical and regressive anti-trade-facilitation stance at the WTO.
Our demand to demilitarise the Strip is not only for Israelis; it’s also for you, Fathi. We prefer happy neighbours to suffering neighbours.
BJP argument that solidarity with Palestine is tantamount to ‘appeasement’ of Muslims in India” makes it worse.
They must follow some protective protocols that are standard and mandatory.
It is important to look at what went wrong with the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.
Sectoral agencies are trying to chip at the Competition Commission’s mandate, causing confusion.
PM’s style has sparked enthusiasm in bureaucracy — and some unease.
Higher Muslim representation alone won’t address the minority’s mistrust of police.
Government has quickly descended into a mix of trifles, alibis and risk averseness.
Swaraj’s message was clear: Delhi wants to depart from past practice of missing opportunities.
India’s silence on critical global issues fits poorly with its global aspirations.
If India succeeds in stalling talks, Modi will only be endorsing UPA’s very bad food procurement and economic policies .
Increasingly, shows careen from one gasp-inducing plot point to the next.
His approach resembles that of Indira Gandhi. But he must note: in Delhi, what one controls, slips away.
We in the news media fall down in covering the big trends.
That’s the only way to fight Hindu fundamentalists.
For nuclear development, India must be part of a stable liability regime.
On euthanasia, courts should step back, let Parliament decide.
As incomes grew, so did adultery. Divorce rose from 3,41,000 in 1980 to 2.2 million in 2013.
Modi believes that there will be unnecessary delays if objections are put as file notings, as these files shuttle back and forth.