Apple CEO’s coming out is an important moment and milestone
Scepticism has made the supernatural safe, even fun
Compensation to victims is no substitute for punishment of perpetrators
Its politics retains its oddity but the assembly election has brought the state into the national mainstream
We don’t know quite how bad things were on Diwali, because air pollution levels were quite literally off the charts — too high to measure.
No matter what in-the-name-of-the-poor scheme you cook up, the poor get less than 15 per cent
America isn’t battling the virus as much as the mania around it.
Mainstream political parties shy away from fielding Muslim candidates
India has done well to refuse to be dragged into it. But denial is not an option
He has not made a misstep on social-secular issues, yet a sense of foreboding persists.
Like Sheherzad of Arabian Nights, Intizar Husain tells stories without moral lessons
Why India cannot continue to stay away from the anti-IS coalition.
An article in the Organiser says that behind the veil of right to freedom of expression, some elements at JNU have been spreading venom along religious and cultural lines.
It is interesting to juxtapose Khan’s popularity with the ‘love jihad’ campaign.
To keep CAD in check, India needs to pay attention to the rising trade deficit in mining, not focus on gold imports.
India’s record on protecting pharma patents is less dismal than it seems.
Why Modi is likely to oppose instrumental use of riots in politics?
An alliance will damage CPM in its remaining bases, put Left unity under strain
They have been identified as Adu Nakro and Vezhohu Resuh from Pholomi, a village in the adjoining Phek district and were tenants in a house in Jotsoma.
Vietnam PM’s visit is an opportunity to explore shared learnings in the social sector.
A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood.
Left is flailing. But India’s right also substitutes abstract logic for historical judgement.
Censors wagging the finger at scenes of liquor consumption is a bad idea.
How did government let mobs take over, inflame communal tension? The Centre must answer.
CPI(ML)’s ML Update slams the BJP govt over repatriation of black money, which was one of its key campaign theme.
In Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis must lay claim to a mandate sought in the name of Modi.
The tale of African contribution and Indian receptiveness must be told
He must spell out what he thinks of the nature of state, what it should be
Gough Whitlam’s vision of a productive and peaceful Indo-Pacific region remains a tantalising prospect.
Pakistan and India need to acknowledge their shared stakes in peace in Afghanistan.
Pakistan must stop offering specious alibis against prosecuting Hafiz Saeed.
Beijing wants a secure environment for its investments and an extradition treaty.