OP Jaisha, the marathon runner, claimed that she had received no water from Indian officials along the route of the marathon, leading to her collapse at the finishing line.
Harish Gupta case involves questions about the very nature of governmental decision-making.
India has supported some human rights causes and ignored others.
Sedition law cannot be used against honest views, expressed peacefully.
India’s dependence on China for medicine ingredients is a matter of concern.
Prime Minister Modi’s recent statements could help end the troubled region’s long international isolation.
I stand by my remarks. I see no reason to withdraw them or apologise.
Attacks on Dabholkar, Pansare and Kalburgi outline the challenge. That their voice lives on gives reason to hope.
Mental Health Bill tries to address complex issues, but it’s a work in progress
The tension between the executive and judiciary could play out in creative, or destructive, ways
The government needs to distinguish between crooked NGOs and genuine ones.
Cow protection, paradoxically, poses a threat to the BJP’s project of Hindu unity.
The Modi government is meeting its development targets before time.
Delhi’s Look East policy has to contend with Beijing, seen to be a more reliable partner for Nepal and Myanmar in development projects.
India’s quest for Olympic medals is hampered by history and geography. We need to concentrate on events where our strength lies.
The emissary diplomacy comes at a time when New Delhi has been unable to conceal its happiness over the exit of K.P. Oli, who it perceived to be pro-China, from the PM’s office.
The changes in education in Delhi can be roughly categorised into four areas: Infrastructure; administrative reforms; curriculum; and teachers.
Farm incomes may not revive despite good monsoon. There are new challenges for policymakers.
India’s new line that Pak will have to pay for cross-border terror was overdue.
Did Pakistan always play such a dominant role in how we defined ourselves as a nation? What do we stand for, when we wave our flag and shout slogans on the street?
From President’s At Home party to BJP’s Tirang Yatra, here are some interesting stories of the week to think about.
The sad truth is that India’s biggest failures in 70 years of glorious independence have been in the area of human resource development.
At a meeting on August 12 and in his Independence Day address, according to some BJP leaders, Modi has opened the door to a brave new world! Has he? I doubt if the PM had weighed the consequences of his words
The decade of 1977-1986 had few compensations. Strife in Punjab, the assassination of a prime minister, the slaughter in Delhi, plus Bofors.
In the I-Day speeches of PMs of India and Pakistan, blame-games that paper over hard realities.
Wrestlers lose face, and perhaps an Olympic medal, and NADA its credibility
The Indian armed forces have been nurtured by successive generations of leadership and based on a solid foundation of nationalism and the three pillars of being apolitical, secular and professional.
As we reflect upon our glorious past, we also need to chalk out a roadmap for the future and strive to realise the dream of Mahatma Gandhi — that of ushering in Ram Rajya, where there is no discrimination.
Her supporters in Manipur and elsewhere should thank Irom Sharmila for her extraordinary sacrifice and move on with their campaign against AFSPA without her iconic presence.
Instead of waiting for talent to appear, we must create a national sports culture.
We need to think creatively about the proposed defence university
Balochistan and Kashmir have become key strategic points in Sino-Pak ties, upsetting India’s traditional engagement with the two countries.
The statesmanship that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown by calling an all-party meeting on Kashmir and taking some important decisions for solving the problems of Kashmir is laudable.
Baloch nationalists have always wished to be treated as an entity separate from Pakistan. Prime Minister Modi’s statements have granted us that recognition.
Prime Minister’s I-Day speech was a spectacle that didn’t hold together.
Prepaid electricity in Manipur reduces power theft; improves supply.