MTP Act must be backed up with an appropriate social and regulatory environment
The ABVP aggression at Ramjas College can only be explained as a lesson intended for all universities
There is scarcely any field of economic theory that has not felt the impact of Kenneth Arrow’s seemingly complex models.
Indian farmers are facing multiple crises. Punjab’s case highlights their problems.
Donors, international agencies are blamed for fuelling secessionist demands.
Trump has had the most crowded first month of any President.
The ruling AIADMK fears that if the MLAs are disqualified, fresh elections would be held in their constituencies and could expose Sasikala’s unpopularity.
The Prime Minister is right when he says India cannot move forward until UP does. But forgets that in 2014, this state gave him the 73 seats he needed to get a full majority.
Jawaharlal Nehru University faces an existential threat because its founding ideas are the diametric opposite of the founding ideas of the RSS-BJP dispensation.
Copyright law fixes royalties to singers. Don’t blame music firms for non payment
As a Communist student activist, I was never attacked by your members. That was another era.
RBI’s obstinate refusal to cut policy rates, and the moving of its policy stance from neutral to accommodative, is not based on economic logic. Both headline and core inflation data argue for a rate cut
Maharashtra civic elections signal a deeper restructuring of political competition in the state
States obsessed with borders may even implode, making their people refugees
Many papers are giving indications that Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party could prove to be the dark horse
The neta has become the anti-hero, mirroring a larger loss of faith in politics
In a post-Trump world, India can be an example of plural values.
Defence establishment must restructure itself, develop indigenous manufacturing
Once you start marching to tune of ‘Left Right, Left Right’, you’re mostly marching, not thinking critically
Last week, ISRO launched a record 104 satellites on a single launch vehicle. The bar will be raised further when India fires its most powerful rocket ever, the GSLV Mark-III
Demonetisation shows India’s social welfare measures like MGNREGS to be worryingly patchy
BJP’s new statism now supplements RSS’s work at ground level. Demonetisation is an example.
Pakistan’s unrealised demographic dividend could add to its problems.
Delhi blast acquittals raise a question: When will politics go beyond my favourite innocent vs yours?
For IPL franchises, market considerations are as important as talent
The UP assembly election is getting louder and shriller.
It underlines that the Narendra Modi government “has provided budgetary provisions so that ISRO just doesn’t stop at Mars but will now go to Venus too”.
Agencies charged with the upkeep and protection of Delhi’s historic buildings find little thrill in their job. They see heritage as a burden, are impervious to its magic.
Government, philanthropists and business can forge partnerships and blend financial models to achieve sustainable development goals.
Pakistan is the site of conflict between two understandings of Islam. Let the music not fade
It is in India’s strategic interest to engage Afghan insurgents
Like Russia and China, India should resist the temptation of ideological correctness and be realistic in engaging the American president.
Ongoing civic polls in Maharashtra underline the disconnect between urban governance and the citizen. Cities are too important to be left to corporators.
Digital education isn’t democratic, it creates deep inequalities between universities.
Parties are pulling in different directions while a Maoist group threatens violence
Harry Potter is great, LOTR is legendary. But to navigate the world, children — and the rest of us — also need to read Philip Pullman’s work