The benefits of the broadband connectivity to the rural population are immense with the convergence of voice, data and video.
The army had claimed that this operation had put an end to more than 90 per cent of terrorist activities in the North Waziristan region.
Bhagavad Gita is not a religious book: “it has been translated world over and is meant for the whole community.”
The dominant history of the Chennai music season has excluded a more encompassing chapter of its past.
I once asked a senior military commander if the army had a button to ensure that those who joined the good Taliban would not turn bad later.
Lost in Khobragade clamour was plight of migrant workers abroad. It still is.
Pakistan must find the will to confront not just jihadist fighters, but also their project
Solar power can ease up the availability of these resources to the rural population.
It has taken more than 60 years to make this mess. It will take time to fix it.
The violence of the Taliban has been internalised. Religion has been twisted beyond recognition.
December 16 attack is the result of a sustained national policy gone wrong.
RuPay debit cards could be the Jan Dhan Yojana’s undoing
Lima failure was foretold. A robust climate change regime must be based on equity
The CPI(ML)’s ML Update has said the campaign is “intended to demolish the dignified existence and rights of religious minorities in India”.
Post-Partition geography has made Pakistan the most important regional actor in Afghanistan.
The Planning Commission has increasingly become an anachronistic behemoth, although it did play a crucial role in the initial years.
A cess on petrol/ diesel to bankroll infrastructure projects is an idea for this moment.
A railway university would promote synergy between operations and academia.
The call to ‘shun drugs, not addicts’ makes little sense as the narcotics law criminalises drug use.
When journalists are kept away from the frontline, propaganda and disinformation can rush in.
The second conceptual breakthrough was in framing sexual assaults as expressions of power, not crimes of passion.
Interventions that address ‘masculinity’ seem more effective than those that ignore influence of gender norms in sexual violence.
Imran Khan had to reschedule his plan to shut down Pakistan on December 16.
For the most part, certainly in most STEM disciplines, good research often requires expensive infrastructure — labs, equipment, libraries etc.
Modi govt should also distance itself from the efforts of Hindu groups at home and abroad that want to take back yoga.
Cinema may not have invented kissing, but movies helped make it more essential
If a nuclear deal remains uncertain, future military cooperation between Iran and the US is even harder to expect.
US-based doctor and writer has written his most recent book, ‘Being Mortal’.
Five challenges the Centre needs to address before GST can be rolled out.
Repeal of the inhuman provision criminalising suicide is long overdue
Washington should let conditions on the ground determine US policy and presence in Afghanistan, not the electoral calendar in America
‘Make in India’ is the start of solving our country’s major problems.
Since Narendra Modi gifted the Bhagawad Gita to US President Barack Obama, it has already received the honour of a national scripture.
Why is the Prime Minister not publicly rebuking them for dragging Hindutva into his mandate in the ugliest way?
The big inequality debate is about rich and poor, and some folks don’t seem to notice all the inequality that comes with race.
It is a distant dream and, more than that, they know in their hearts they will never have it.