On David Headley’s deposition, news TV was at its most offensive
TRAI has fixed the problem but over-regulated in the process
It is time to start training a diplomatic cadre to operationalise ‘blue diplomacy’.
Processes of knowledge diffusion reinforce inequalities. We need explicit pro-poor targeting of efforts
It was envisaged as a means of providing access to justice to the disadvantaged
The cover story in the Organiser examines the current temple entry movements and says that a “temple is a symbol of man’s gratitude towards God”.
Merely rescuing the banking system from the existing emergency will only clear the way to the next one. Policy should go into causal factors.
A single number for a company — the unique enterprise number — is a welcome ease-of-doing-business intervention.
A starting point could be the doing away of the myth that modernity alone will deal with caste
Trai does well to safeguard net neutrality. But a legal challenge can’t be far behind
SP projects the former as a development icon, the latter plays on caste.
International fleet review was a reminder of India’s naval imperative and the need to acknowledge it.
For the health, dignity and safety of women in slums, a comprehensive policy for the maintenance and construction of public toilets is needed.
Outrage over police assault on students is meaningless till it leads to disciplinary action
Government must use multiple instruments to resolve the growing burden of non-performing assets
With the Supreme Court now lies the power not just to set right the Section 377 wrong, but to recognise another fundamental right
PM Oli has been lucky, but his political survival looks uncertain
Existing regime of film censorship is unconstitutional and violative of the right to freedom of speech and expression. The proposed revamp has a limited remit.
We have turned our back to the intense food and drinking water distress across states
Strategies anchored in incubators fail to foster entrepreneurship
If Modi continues to adopt policies reminiscent of Indira Gandhi’s ‘ghareebi hatao’ days, he will end up betraying the mandate he was given.
The victory of the Mahagathbandhan (MGB) in Bihar is colouring the hopes and strategies in this year’s elections.
Indians need to take drastic action to end racism against black Africans. We can’t be behaving like animals toward foreigners in our country.
In his biography The Z Factor, television mogul Subhash Chandra has been extraordinarily candid about his past.
MGNREGA was never about “digging pits”; nor is it a “monument to failure”. As Mr Modi has made a meal of his words, the time has come to convert the programme into one that will create “durable assets” and become a “monument to social justice”
Islamabad’s Lal Masjid remains a symbol of a difficult transition.
As Sushma Swaraj visits Sri Lanka, India should invest its diplomatic capital in finding a constitutional solution.
There is talk of the fourth industrial revolution. How about spreading the benefits of the preceding three?
Male-dominated ‘places of worship’ are, in fact, places where god doesn’t reside.
The poverty debate in India needs to focus more on helping the poor, than projecting a bleeding heart at their plight.
Rohith’s despair also speaks of the collective failure of the teaching community.
Conflicting political, constitutional and ideological imperatives will continue to generate paradoxes.
The Jamaat-e-Islami’s Daawat writes on February 1: “Once the Central government (the former UPA dispensation) took a stand on the minority character of the Aligarh Muslim University and submitted it before the court, the law should have taken its course.
What a boring, colourless society we would turn into if we cannot celebrate our quirks and poke a little innocent fun at one another.
Mehbooba Mufti has held out CBMs for the BJP-PDP coalition to agree on. BJP must seize the opening.
Pahlaj Nihalani would have given TV shows on Section 377 an ‘A’.