There is competition over religiosity without an understanding of Hindu philosophy.
But for the Italy diversion, the Gujarat campaign was a grim sight.
Making sense of court judgments should not be the daunting exercise that it so often is.
Instead of cancelling hospital licences, bring in patient centric laws, institutional capacity to enforce them.
For whom will the election bells toll — a confident BJP or a reviving Congress? The opinion polls suggest that this may not be a Rahul Gandhi moment.
Organiser’s editorial notes that when an amicable resolution of the Ayodhya issue seems possible, 32 self-proclaimed custodians of “secularism” have approached the Supreme Court to defer the hearing on the case.
Multiple data sets confirm sluggish pace of employment creation. Paucity of data can no longer be an excuse for the lack of debate.
It will be one helluva state that genuflects to the miscreants at home but has the presumed capability to do unto India what Mr Modi thinks it can.
Much more than politics and security links Balochistan and India
PM’s Gujarat campaign shows the politics of hope has been replaced entirely by the politics of fear
BJP’s fear and foreboding about the Gujarat outcome leads to a bizarre theory
Today Rajsamand is no faraway place. And the Shambhulals know they can get away with murder
New Delhi’s engagement with several nations signals a maturing of foreign policy in keeping with its changing interests in a multipolar world.
Lalji Singh made a seminal contribution to the disciplines of genetics, forensics, conservation and law.
Holding of the parliamentary and provincial elections is a huge achievement, a culmination of a tortuous process that started in 2006. The people now await development and stability.
Beijing finds a binding thread in Buddhism as India pursues hard diplomacy.
The system needs to be more sensitive in dealing with sexual abuse of the child. Talking to her, listening to her, is a first step.
On her birth centenary, it is important to remember the dark period of constitutional history she presided over.
That’s the rating of India by a report on internet freedom. It’s troubling
State impunity continues for acts of torture. Lawmakers and court have not stepped up to their duty
The Congress has had very few contested elections in its entire history. Once Gandhiji became its leader, he nominated the candidate for party president and the All India Congress Committee duly voted for the sole candidate.
Hate crimes have become so routine since the lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq two years ago that the death of Afrazul barely found mention in the next morning’s newspapers.
Tamil women will gladly give a piece of advice to their Rajasthan sisters. Hey, beware of myths. They are nothing but old feudal traps to catch us.
Apprehending that Amethi could be chancy in 2019, the Congress is contemplating fielding Rahul from two constituencies.
I shall readily admit that the issues of development and jobs and price rise are common to all states. In the past too, ruling parties attempted to side-step the real issues, but wise voters changed the government.
Pakistan establishment’s misuse of religion has paved the way for sectarianism
To win Gujarat, parties play the same game. The line between caste interest, pride and jingoism is thin
The current turmoil in Pakistan is a rerun: The elected government has again failed to assert its authority against unconstitutional forces claiming to act in the name of Islam.
With a year to go for polls, Bangladesh is increasingly becoming securitised and its government authoritarian.
Governments could spur green investments by taking risks off the table.
We need to fortify constitutional freedoms against sectarian challenges
Peasant mobilisations have achieved very little because of the urban bias of the BJP
Neither side in the Babri Masjid case is keen on a judicial solution. So far, the courts themselves have, troublingly, adopted an approach that privileges religious sentiment
For now, Parliament is ill-equipped to oversee economic issues in an integrated way
It speaks about the new Congress president. It also mirrors the level of politics, issues at stake
His egalitarian narrative can help save the country from fanatics of all hues.