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.
The Maharashtra assembly election has again proved that Muslims do not vote as a block
By the time Indira Gandhi was hit by tragedy, it was already clear that her family would inherit control of the party and the country.
Even if villages are on the grid, a political push is needed to get them electricity
There are major changes afoot. But they have more to do with politics than policy
The Prime Minister has repeated often that he believes the government has “no business to be in business”, but his ministers are not listening.
In India, we have more festivals than there are days in the year, but Diwali is really when indulgence violates the urban ceiling act.
But what the Congress has shown is that Dynasty does not work. It took three generations for the Congress to run out of talent. With the Shiv Sena, the memory of Balasaheb is the only asset.
So many artistic domains are getting massacred due to the over-usage of digi-tech, the killer of human passion, craftsmanship, knowhow and creative distinction.
The biggest problem Dikshit is facing is climbing the stairs. She wanted to install a lift, but her neighbour downstairs, IAS officer and author Upamanyu Chatterjee, was not agreeable to the idea as it would block his living room view.
Dwayne Bravo arrived at the toss at the Dharamsala one-dayer with the entire team in a show of both solidarity and protest.
Documentaries are held to a different standard than Bollywood films.
Trade talks are crucial to normalising bilateral ties. Kashmir can wait.
For rural India, trust, empathy, aspiration and empowerment are as important as toilets