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.
By: Sama Khan At A time when the contours of the new scheme for 100 smart cities are being decided, it is important to look at what went wrong with the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), launched in 2005 to improve infrastructure and governance in cities. With an overall investment of more than Rs […]
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.
Oddly enough, they are growing in numbers, if not in stature. Here’s the new collection of odd couples.
In 2014, of the 1,122 new recruits for the civil service, only 53 came from those who wrote papers in Indian languages
The troubles looming for the BJP/NDA coalition are already on the surface.
In this Idea Exchange MoS, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan regrets the controversies generated over Maharashtra Sadan and Sania Mirza.
From airstrikes to airplane tragedies, newsrooms are inviting experts, if only to thram them.
Safety requires more than just CCTVs.
Both the BJP and the Congress have helped demean the office.
This year’s edition of the Human Development Report contains a set of practical recommendations.
So far, India and Nepal have provided a textbook case.
A ‘Femina’ cover recently challenged the size zero status quo in Bollywood, revived the conversation on stereotypes. Here, the woman on the cover writes about beauty and body types in the film industry and outside.
Coalition politics has not meant more democratic politics.
BRICS summit signalled a more purposeful solidarity among emerging economies.
The scope of corporate social responsibility needs to be expanded.
A South Asian union based on trade could reduce the incentive for war in the region.
To consolidate its 2014 success, the BJP must weaken the Congress.
The NDA government’s real challenge in Nepal, however, is not China.
The argument for sending juveniles to jail is based on flawed assumptions.