An authoritarian, assertive China is a challenge for India. But it is premature to conclude that US will be its saviour
Surveys on hunger suggest that like poverty, it is more a relative, than absolute, concept. The best policy to increase nutrition is via sanitation and clean water
US backing of the IS draws upon strategies once deployed by Pakistan
India and Australia must become stakeholders in each other’s development.
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan is synonymous with the AMU. But his contribution and relevance goes much deeper.
Price fluctuation and low and unremunerative prices for farm produce can be addressed through competitive markets, and much-needed reforms.
A public campaign to educate people on the framing of the living will is necessary
Lotika Varadarajan used oral history, archival sources to trace journeys of objects
SC does well to criminalise marital rape of a minor wife. It also needs to classify child marriage as forced marriage
A question for KBC: Why has current affairs replaced Bollywood on the show?
Linking demonetisation with job losses is simplistic and naive.
Public health and education programmes are the best way to tackle India’s hunger problem.
The campus needs gender sensitisation as the proportion of female students rises
SC verdict on child marriage makes a break with cultural norms. Now, back it with policy to restore childhoods
The Organiser editorial says though there is “talk about denigrating or defaming Hindu festivals and sentiments” and “despite the restrictions on firecrackers” the mood will remain upbeat.
As the US recalibrates its ties with Pakistan and Afghanistan, India must find ways to intervene in the new strategic spaces.
The Supreme Court judgment banning the sale of firecrackers this Diwali is a call to action. All Delhi residents must welcome this first step towards ensuring clean air in the city.
He is erroneously believed to be a proponent of the two-nation theory
Their silence on questions of caste could make them complicit in oppression of Dalit-Bahujan
A fractured polity, civil-military tensions cast a pall over upcoming state polls.
CBI must explain why it rejected its own finding: There were people in the house other than the Talwars.
The dip in India’s economic growth is a temporary blip. There is no scope for gloom.
Unlike his predecessor Gajendra Chauhan, no one can point a finger at Anupam Kher’s credentials. But before expressing relief or congratulating Smriti Irani for making the right choice, we should also ask who the other FTII Society members are and why their names haven’t been made public.
It seems the Western hostages were in the hands of good terrorists, the ones that listen to GHQ Rawalpindi, don’t hurt Pakistan and in times of need, dance like circus monkeys for visiting spectators according to the diktat of an ISI colonel.
India continues to lack a clear roadmap for encouraging the use of clean fuel
BJP successfully occupied the space of a regional party in the state. Congress strategy is still made in Delhi.
Judiciary, itself badly discredited, may not be able to settle any dispute.
Protests by women students for equality in hostel rules have sparked a debate on gender bias on campus. It’s a first step.
NDA government promised to transform India in 60 months. Forty months down the road, the future looks bleak and bluffing through the jugglery of numbers continues.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the BJP’s first prime minister did not have this constraint but never used his stupendous oratorical skills to explain to Indians why the business of governments should be to govern and not do business
Mattancherry- A nation by itself, its diversity of shared history and co-existence is a model not just for Kerala, but even the rest of the world
What the Prime Minister’s researchers and speech writers failed to tell him was that if all sectors of the economy were not growing, the economy will witness a recession, not a slowdown
Interestingly, while there have been detailed responses to the article’s allegations and a defamation suit by Jay’s lawyers, his defenders have avoided mentioning the obvious inaccuracy in the headline, ‘The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah’
But why have five Cabinet ministers, who have no business interfering in a private matter, defended Jay? Why has Rajnath Singh announced that there was no need for any investigation as Jay is innocent?
Popularity of Sai Baba stems from his message — the convergence of all faiths
In the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case, news outlets promoted a narrative and under-reported facts. CBI and media made peculiar bedfellows
Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.